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New dentistry building and quad improvements coming to UTHSC
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has seen a flurry of construction since the university's master plan was unveiled in 2014, including a new Translational Science Building and the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center and Plough Center for the Sterile Development buildings, both currently under construction. As part of that master plan, UTHSC's executive vice chancellor and COO Dr. Kennard Brown has been working to change the school's campus strategy from serendipitously… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

New dentistry building and quad improvements coming to UTHSC
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has seen a flurry of construction since the university's master plan was unveiled in 2014, including a new Translational Science Building and the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center and Plough Center for the Sterile Development buildings, both currently under construction. As part of that master plan, UTHSC's executive vice chancellor and COO Dr. Kennard Brown has been working to change the school's campus strategy from serendipitously… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona partnering with non-profit organization Dental Lifeline Network during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting
 Dentsply Sirona will help raise money during Every Smile Counts Day for the thousands of people who depend on the organization to provide dental careCHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 20, 2017)– Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, is honored to support Dental Lifeline Network (DLN) by participating in the first Every Smile Counts Day on Thursday, Feb. 23, during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting (CMW). On Every Smile Counts day, Dentsply Sirona, along with many of our distribution partners, will donate up to one percent of national sales earned that day to support the gallant efforts of DLN. This is the first event of...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 28, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Do Early Dental Visits Really Prevent Kids ' Cavities?
TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 -- Children who start seeing the dentist before age 2 may not have any lower risk of cavities later on, a new study suggests. In fact, researchers found, youngsters who had early preventive dental care were more likely to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Talk to the Dentist About a Sealant
-- Brushing and flossing is important for children ' s teeth, and a sealant can offer added protection against cavities. A sealant is a resin material applied on teeth to fill in small spaces, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Your... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled children: Greater costs
Children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures, a new study concludes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Early Dental Visits for Toddlers May Not Reduce Tooth Decay Risk
Despite recommendations from dentists and doctors, taking your child to the dentist early probably isn ' t necessary. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

Implants in Anterior mandible: concerns when perforate incisive canal?
My question relates to the placement of implants in the anterior mandible. Is there any concern for bleeding or neuropathic pain if we perforate the incisive canal. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 27, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Safety Risks of Baltic Amber Teething Necklaces and Similar Cultural Practices?
Discussion Amber is fossilized tree resin that is prized for its beautiful colors from deep brown to caramel, yellow, green or even white. It is promoted for its “healing properties” although there is not scientific evidence that supports the many potentiated mechanisms of these properties. One of the most consistent is that amber contains succinic acid which proponents believe is absorbed through the skin and is a pain reliever. Succinic acid was actually first purified from amber in 1546 by a German chemist. Succinic acid in humans is an important part of the Krebs cycle and acts as an important metabolite in...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 27, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How an Alzheimer ’s drug turned tooth regenerator could unlock regenerative medicine
Researchers at King ’s College London have found a new use for an Alzheimer’s drug: repairing teeth. Elly Earls meets Professor Paul Sharpe, lead researcher on the study, to find out what implications this surprising discovery has for dentistry and be… (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - February 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dentists Work To Ease Patients' Pain With Fewer Opioids
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elana Gordon Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Waterpik vs. flossing: What is best?
What is water picking and what is flossing? Learn about the pros and cons of both, how they are used, and the best oral health practices. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
Title: Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes EpidemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Funding for study which could lead to new drug treatment for dementia diseases
(University of Plymouth) Scientists from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) have received funding of more than £ 58,500 from BRACE, a charity which supports research into Alzheimer's disease, for a pilot study to investigate how a failure in our cells' 'recycling centre' could hold the key to new drug therapies for dementia diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Dentists can help catch undiagnosed diabetes in routine exams
New research suggests dentists can help detect undiagnosed diabetes based on patients having severe gum disease. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lump under lip 1 month post GBR: feedback?
This same patient presented yesterday with a pea sized lump in the vestibule at the level of the 12 apex which also approximates the junction of the apical portion of the vertical release incision (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Gum Disease (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Testing at the Dentist ’ s Office
Gum disease can be an early warning sign of Type 2 diabetes, which can be screened for with a simple finger prick. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Diabetes Tests (Medical) Teeth and Dentistry Gums (Mouth) Source Type: news

Brilliant Dentist Has 'Where's Waldo?' Scene On His Ceiling For Patients
A dentist in the U.K. has a brilliant way to keep patients calm and entertained while reclining in the dental chair. Reddit user Michael Mannion shared a photo he took at a mydentist office in Rugeley, Staffordshire in England. As the photo shows, part of the ceiling over the chair where patients sit is covered with a scene from the Where’s Waldo? series (or Where’s Wally? as they call it across the pond). Waldo fans on Reddit identified it as a portion of the “Fairground” scene.  Mannion told The Huffington Post he was a big fan of the decor.  “The poster was probably put up for ch...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rhinogram to Debut New Features at Chicago MW
The creators of Rhinogram will debut two new features of their cloud-based HIPAA-compliant conversation kit at the upcoming Chicago Midwinter Meeting (booth #1103). Team chat allows healthcare team members to securely exchange messages about patient care and treatment. Mobile messaging frees patients and healthcare teams to securely discuss and exchange patient health information (PHI) on their smartphones. These features expand the HIPAA protections already built into Rhinogram.“These additions increase the flexibility and reach of Rhinogram’s conversation kit,” stated Bo Ferger, chief operating officer of Rhinogram...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 -- You ' d probably be surprised if your dentist said you might have type 2 diabetes. But new research finds that severe gum disease may be a sign the illness is present and undiagnosed. The study found that nearly one in five... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 23, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Guideline on oral and dental aspects of child abuse and neglect -
In all 50 states, physicians and dentists are required to report suspected cases of abuse and neglect to social service or law enforcement agencies. The purpose of this report is to review the oral and dental aspects of physical and sexual abuse and dental... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Should Dentists Screen for Diabetes? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Link to gum disease suggests that it would flag patients otherwise undiagnosed (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 22, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Crestal Sinus Lift with Osteotomes: Minimum Height?
Initially I used the drills to prepare the osteotomy to the depth of 5mm followed by osteotomes to perform a crestal sinus lift without using any bone graft. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Composite Stain at Access Holes?
I have had some complaints from my patients concerning the staining around the margins of the composite filling the screw access holes. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Patients ’ esthetic expectations and satisfaction with complete dentures
ConclusionsOverall, patients were more esthetically satisfied than they expected after completing denture therapy; esthetic satisfaction did not differ between sexes or with age. The expectation of men was higher than that of women and was positively correlated with their level of satisfaction. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Treatment Center Intego: optimally designed for preventive care and ready for the future
Feb 22, 2017At the 2017 Chicago Midwinter Meeting, Dentsply Sirona presents the integration of two proven solutions. The Cavitron Ultrasonic Scaling Technology is now fully integrated in the Intego Treatment Centers.Charlotte. Professional teeth cleaning and preventive care are an integral service offered by dental practices. In order to help practitioners to best set up their treatment rooms, Dentsply Sirona has expanded its existing Treatment Centers product range with an integrated preventive care concept. This summer, the Cavitron built-in ultrasonic scaler will be available with the Intego line of Treatment Cente...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

How to Be Mindful Sitting in the Dentist Chair
Your trip to the dentist doesn ’ t have to be time for anxiety. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DAVID GELLES Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Meditation Source Type: news

Health Tip: Get Your Mouth Healthy Before Cancer Treatment
-- You have many things on your mind before you start cancer treatment, but a visit to your dentist should be on your to-do list. The American Dental Association recommends: Talk to your dentist about things that can help prevent dental... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Get Your Mouth Healthy Before Cancer Treatment
Here ' s what you can do (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Oncology, Dentistry, FYI, Source Type: news

Custom-made implant designs: the future?
Due to rapid advances in computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing technology, custom dental implants, or patient-specific implant dentistry, is continuing to gain traction with researchers. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 21, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

Blessings Neighbors Ben Burris, Matt Wait Drop Suits
Fayetteville neighbors Ben Burris and Matt Wait have dropped their lawsuits against each other. You’ll recall that Burris, who owns the Arkansas Dentistry & Braces chain in Arkansas, filed a $10,000 lawsuit against Wait in Washington County District Court alleging negligence. Wait, a former punter for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, promptly filed a counterclaim against Burris. Wait said the two sides agreed to drop their lawsuits against the other in January. Burris agreed to spend up to $7,500 to fix damage to his own property, while Wait agreed to allow Burris to access his property to make any necessar...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NYU Colleges of Dentistry and Global Public Health Jointly Offer DDS/Online Advanced Certificate in Public Health Option
The program, one of very few in the U.S., gives dental students the opportunity to gain added expertise in core public health concepts, enhancing their ability to deliver effective public health solutions.Reflecting a societal need for dentists with both excellent clinical skills and a deep understanding of public health issues and challenges, New York University ’s College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) and College of Global Public Health (CGPH) have created a DDS/Online Advanced Certificate in Public Health Program through which dental students can complete both the DDS degree program and the certificate program within f...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 20, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Mapping a path to better oral health
Dentists aren ' t the only people who influence how we take care of our teeth; our friends and family play a big role, too. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Customized SmartPeg for measurement of resonance frequency of mini dental implants
ConclusionsThe new custom-made SmartPeg is suitable for measuring the Implant Stability Quotient of 3M ™ESPE™MDIs. The primary stability of 3M™ESPE™MDIs is similar to the primary stability attained by standard implants in the rabbit tibia. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 17, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Kenya: Lawyers John Ohaga, Njeri Kariuki to 'Solve' Doctors Pay Talks Panel
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has appointed two mediators into a joint mediation panel with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) to lead talks between the government and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) with an aim of resolving the ongoing strike by doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Would you let someone who's not a dentist pull your teeth?
Some states are letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job – and more may join in (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dental therapists could be allowed to do tooth extractions
Several states are considering bills that would create a new midlevel position in dentistry called dental therapist who perform routine procedures such as pulling teeth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A randomised clinical trial to determine the abrasive effect of the tongue on human enamel loss with and without a prior erosive challenge
ConclusionsWhen enamel was exposed to orange juice prior to licking, tissue loss as a result of tongue abrasion of the eroded surface was increased, and double that of the erosive challenge alone. Licking enamel with the tongue had no perceptible effect on enamel loss in the absence of the erosive challenge.Clinical significanceEnamel wear resulting from tongue abrasion on tooth surfaces softened by acid challenge, can be an unavoidable consequence of oral function. This may account for the pattern of erosive toothwear on palatal and occlusal tooth surfaces, reinforcing the importance of restricting the frequency of dietar...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 16, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Solving the puzzle of Alzheimer's disease
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A new study published by UAlberta researchers in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Intervention examines if a compound called AC253 can inhibit a 'rogue' protein called amyloid. The protein is found in large numbers in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and is suspected to be a key player in the development of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Space Poop Problem-Solvers Take Home Cash Prizes From NASA
NASA was looking for help from the public in solving a very specific challenge: How to deal with poop in a spacesuit. The winners included doctors, a dentist, a product designer and an engineer.(Image credit: NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

Could THIS spell the end of painful fillings?
A clinical trial at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities in between their teeth a less painful treatment option to the traditional drilling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child abuse and neglect: do we know enough? A cross-sectional study of knowledge, attitude, and behavior of dentists regarding child abuse and neglect in Pune, India - Malpani S, Arora J, Diwaker G, Kaleka PK, Parey A, Bontala P.
INTRODUCTION: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a significant global problem with a serious impact on the victims throughout their lives. Dentists have the unique opportunity to address this problem. However, reporting such cases has become a sensitive issu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Light curing procedures –Performance, knowledge level and safety awareness among dentists
ConclusionsThis study revealed considerable variations among Norwegian dentists in the Public Dental Service with respect to performance of light curing of restorations, safety awareness and technical knowledge of the curing light.Clinical significance (max. 50 words)The questionnaire study identifies specific knowledge gaps among Norwegian dentists with regard to curing lights and use of personal protection. Today ’s dependence on technology in dentistry necessitates that the operator possesses knowledge of essential technical specifications and safe use of devices and instruments routinely used in dental treatment. (So...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 14, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Plans to merge healthcare regulators being drawn up by DH
Proposals to merge some of the nine regulators overseeing healthcare professionals, including nurses, doctors and dentists, are being drawn up by ministers in England in a move that could make it simpler for complaints about poor care to be made. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Kenya: LSK Wants to Join Case Seeking Release of Jailed Doctors' Union Officials
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) now wants to be enjoined in proceedings at the Court of Appeal where litigants in the contempt case against Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials are seeking to overturn the jailing of seven union leaders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Implant 46 with GBR: Recommendations?
Tooth #46 tooth was extracted 1 year before and is missing the buccal plate. At the time of extraction, no bone augmentation was done. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 13, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

HRSA: Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry
The Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) will hold an open meeting on March 6, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, and March 7, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, to discuss issues related to the integration of behavioral health into primary care and oral health training, and clinical trainee and faculty well-being. The meeting may be attended in person or electronically via webinar or conference call. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 13, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed: Feb. 10, 2017
[Image courtesy unsplash.com]From Glytec partnering to beat diabetes to Biolase, Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics and more getting FDA clearances, here are 7 recent medtech stories we missed this week, but were still worth mentioning. 1. BioTime proposes public offering of common stock Clinical-stage biotechnology company BioTech is intending to offer common stock shares in an underwritten public offering. BioTime focuses on developing and commercializing products that address degenerative diseases. It expects to offer a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of the common stock to underwri...
Source: Mass Device - February 10, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) News Well Biolase Bioness BioTime Geneva Health Solutions Glytec Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics Novant Health Source Type: news