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Bicortical implants: thoughts and experience?
I would like to learn more about bicortical, immediate-loading implants.  These implants have a smooth surface and depend on osseofixation to the cortical bone for primary stability. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Implant torque: what is recommended?
I primarily place Nobel Biocare implants, which have a recommended torque of 35Ncm for implant abutments. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Keratinized Tissue: terminology and best time to correct?
One of the factors in maintaining the health of implants is insuring that there is an adequate zone of keratinized tissue around the implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Correlation between symptoms and external characteristics of cracked teeth: Findings from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.
CONCLUSIONS:The greatest likelihood of a cracked tooth being symptomatic was found when patients reported clenching or grinding their teeth and had a molar with a distal crack that blocked transilluminated light.PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS:This information can help inform dentists in the decision-making process regarding the prognosis for a cracked tooth. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Sonendo ® Acquires PIPStek™ LLC
Acquisition Opens New Opportunities in Other Dental AdjacenciesLAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonendo® Inc. today announced it has acquired PIPStek ™ LLC, including all of the intellectual property for its PIPS® laser technologies.  PIPStek ™ LLC will continue as a stand-alone company and will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonendo.Sonendo ’s GentleWave® System will continue to be Sonendo ’s only offering for root canal therapy.  Sonendo will not be commercializing a PIPS® - based therapy for endodontics.  Studies have shown that the GentleWave Procedure shows significan...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

GP patients now being referred to more appropriate services thanks to new online tool
08 February 2017: GPs have welcomed a new online feature which is expected to bring about a reduction in the number of patients being referred to inappropriate services. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - February 8, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Grafting and Dental Implantation in Patients With Jawbone Cavitation
A recent study followed up on thirty-four partially edentulous patients who were found to have jawbone cavitation during dental implant surgeries. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 6, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

Implants in elderly patients: success rate?
Is there a connection between age and the success rate of dental implants? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 6, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

2080 DENTISTRY NIGHT REPAIR (Dental Type Silica (Silicon Dioxide), Calcium Glycerophosphate, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate) Paste, Dentifrice [Aekyung Industrial Co., Ltd.]
Updated Date: Feb 3, 2017 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - February 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

2080 DENTISTRY NIGHT FRESH (Dental Type Silica (Silicon Dioxide), Zinc Citrate, Trihydrate, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate) Paste, Dentifrice [Aekyung Industrial Co., Ltd.]
Updated Date: Feb 3, 2017 EST (Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates)
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - February 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hundreds of UCLA medical and dental staff, students volunteer at free clinic
Hundreds of health care workers from UCLA Health as well as students volunteered their time and expertise at the free, three-dayCare Harbor health clinic in Los Angeles.More than 300 physicians and nurses, dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry, ophthalmologists from the UCLA Stein Eye Institute and members of student volunteer groups signed up to work at the clinic that brings together community partners to care for thousands of uninsured,underinsured and at-risk people from across Southern California.Reed Hutchinson/UCLADr. Laura Ann Vickers, an attending fellow at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute and a volunteer at the ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Time to Let Dentists Give Flu Shots Time to Let Dentists Give Flu Shots
Doctors may consider it a turf issue, but nurses already give flu shots in drug stores, and letting dentists, who see more patients than anyone else, do it is in the public interest, an ethicist says.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

10 Little-Known Tips For Saving Money On Health Care
Sometimes, the devil is in the details. That’s a rule that applies to health care as well; the more you know, the better off you will be. Here are 10 ways you might be surprised to know you can save money on the one truly priceless thing you have: your health. 1. Prescriptions may cost you less if you don’t use your insurance. As difficult a pill as this is to swallow, your best deal on some commonly prescribed drugs may be found by ignoring the drug coverage you pay for and instead just reaching for your wallet. Often, your insurance drug plan requires a copay that is higher than the cost of paying cash at the...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - February 1, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Tags: Health Leadership Development Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - January 2017
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. January 2017 Experts from NIH and the Middle East Cure Patient with Rare TumorJanuary - NIH Clinical Center Unique Site-Specific Factors Control Immune Responses at Barrier Surfaces Like the Oral CavityJanuary 27 - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research STAY CONNECTED     (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - January 31, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Get a Sneak Peek at the New NIDCR Website!
We are looking for researchers to provide feedback on a prototype website that is currently in development for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). What will you be asked to do? You will be asked to provide feedback on the navigation, layout, and content on the NIDCR website prototype. Your feedback will be used to make improvements to the site before it is launched. How Long & When?  The feedback sessions take 60 minutes and can be completed February 13-24, 2017.  Interested?  Spaces are limited and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contac...
Source: NIDCR Science News - January 31, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Can micro threads reduce marginal bone loss around dental implants?
Can microthreads in the crestal portion of an implant reduce the amount of marginal bone loss around implants? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 31, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

Cement-associated peri-implant mucositis. A 1-year follow-up after excess cement removal on the peri-implant tissue of dental implants
ConclusionThe removal of excess cement and recementation with TB had an anti-inflammatory effect on the peri-implant tissues after 1 year. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 31, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Kenya: Verdict Due Friday as Doctors' Union Officials Press Hard to Block Jail
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Employment and Labour Relations Court will on Friday rule on a petition by the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials, seeking a review of the one-month jail sentences they are facing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New UAlberta e-tool provides wake-up call for parents of children with excess weight
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) An innovative e-tool, developed by University of Alberta researchers and tested at the Stollery Children's Hospital, is helping lift the blinders for parents of children with excess weight by offering much-needed and welcomed support. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 31, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Dental van extends health organization's outreach
Since Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) unveiled its new dental van last September, the program has provided services to more than 2,300 students. The van allows dentists to reach patients where transportation may be a barrier or where the patient's parent may not be able to take time off of work. It also allows students to miss less school. "It gives (students) a real positive first experience with a dentist," said CCHS Dental Director Dr. Jeffrey D. Amstutz. Using the van, dentists and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Dental van extends health organization's outreach
Since Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) unveiled its new dental van last September, the program has provided services to more than 2,300 students. The van allows dentists to reach patients where transportation may be a barrier or where the patient's parent may not be able to take time off of work. It also allows students to miss less school. "It gives (students) a real positive first experience with a dentist," said CCHS Dental Director Dr. Jeffrey D. Amstutz. Using the van, dentists and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 30, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Tooth 46 large abscess and radiolucent lesion: recommendations?
The tooth had a large abscess and large periapical radiolucent lesion. I tried to curette as much as possible, but did not graft the socket. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 29, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Denver Health names outsider to be next CEO
Denver Health officials have chosen a Pennsylvania hospital executive to be their new CEO, moving in a new direction following the sometimes controversial term of Arthur Gonzalez, who retired in June. Robin Wittenstein serves currently an executive leader at Penn State Health, a network of more than a dozen clinical and academic affiliate hospitals across central Pennsylvania. Previously, she was the president and CEO of University Hospital/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, a 519-bed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Denver Health names outsider to be next CEO
Denver Health officials have chosen a Pennsylvania hospital executive to be their new CEO, moving in a new direction following the sometimes controversial term of Arthur Gonzalez, who retired in June. Robin Wittenstein serves currently an executive leader at Penn State Health, a network of more than a dozen clinical and academic affiliate hospitals across central Pennsylvania. Previously, she was the president and CEO of University Hospital/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, a 519-bed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 27, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

What happens when you don't brush your teeth
According to dentists, skipping the twice daily cleanse can lead to all sorts of health issues such as loose teeth, bleeding gums and even coronary heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona World 2017 speakers announced!
Several of dentistry ’s elite have already confirmed their participation in the upcoming Ultimate Dental MeetingCHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, released the initial lineup of speakers confirmed to lead groundbreaking breakout sessions at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas from Sept. 14-16, 2017. This year ’s educational festival will offer 11 educational tracks. Attendees, as they did for SIROWORLD 2016, can create their own schedule and attend breakouts all within one track or mix and match sessions from a variety of tracks for a more comprehensive experience....
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 26, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Texas mother unable to see dentist due to facial birthmark
Jamie Henley, 37, from Forney, Texas, was born with a port wine stain that covers half her face, neck, chest and back. It has eroded her gums and caused chronic abscesses - which can be fatal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Doctors Union Officials Evade Jail for Another 5 Days 'To End Strike'
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials got reprieve Thursday morning after the Employment and Labour Relations Court gave them five more days to call off the strike or serve a one month jail sentence. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Newton dentist to pay $500k to MassHealth over alleged fraud
A Newton dentist will pay the state nearly half a million dollars to resolve allegations that she improperly billed Medicaid for services rendered across multiple dental offices across the state. According to an investigation by Attorney General Maura Healey's office, Dr. Julia Faigel billed MassHealth twice under two billing codes for the same treatment. She allegedly billed for palliative treatment of dental pain — often done to ease pain around end of life — while also treating the issue.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 26, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Newton dentist to pay $500k to MassHealth over alleged fraud
A Newton dentist will pay the state nearly half a million dollars to resolve allegations that she improperly billed Medicaid for services rendered across multiple dental offices across the state. According to an investigation by Attorney General Maura Healey's office, Dr. Julia Faigel billed MassHealth twice under two billing codes for the same treatment. She allegedly billed for palliative treatment of dental pain — often done to ease pain around end of life — while also treating the issue.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 26, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Kenya: Day of Reckoning for 'Sewage Smelling' Doctors on Strike as Jail Cell Beckons
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials are due in court to give an update on the progress of their negotiations with the government, after the two weeks they were given lapsed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

9 natural ways to get your teeth sparkling white
Marylebone-based dentist Dr  Richard Marques has shared his top tips for keeping teeth pearly white the natural way - without causing damage to your teeth (or your wallet). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Jail for Doctors' Union Officials in 24hrs Unless Strike Ends
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists (KMPDU) Union officials have less than 24 hours to conclude negotiations with the government and end the medics strike or go to jail for a month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona reveals the theme for this year ’s Chicago Midwinter Party: “Welcome to the Jungle”
Ramping up for Dentsply Sirona World 2017 in Las Vegas, the Dental Solutions Company ™ is hosting anotherwildparty at the House of Blues in downtown ChicagoCHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 17, 2017) - Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company, is set to host another epic, untamed party at the House of Blues on Friday evening, Feb. 24, 2017, during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting (CMW).Dentsply Sirona threw an incredible superhero-themed party during the 2016 CMW meeting that attracted thousands of meeting attendees donning superhero attire. The upcoming jungle-inspired affair is expected to draw a higher level of excitement and g...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 24, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ibuprofen or Dexamethasone after implant surgery?
A recent study compared the efficacy of preemptive ibuprofen and dexamethasone protocols for pain prevention or control after surgical implant placement. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 24, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

Liver Cirrhosis: Are implants an option?
This dental implant patient presented yesterday at the wax try in for the denture set up and informed me he was recently diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 24, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Kenya: Doctors' Strike Talks to Resume As Arrest Deadline Looms
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Talks to end the doctors' strike are due to resume Monday even as Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists (KMPDU) Union officials risk going to jail should negotiations hit a deadlock by Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can sucking on mints REALLY prevent tooth decay?
Dr Heff's Remarkable Mints were developed by two British dentists who claim they can freshen breath, protect teeth from acid attack between twice-daily brushing and repair tooth decay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lateral window sinus lift: will bone grow over membrane?
I performed a  lateral window approach for a sinus lift and bone graft.  I cut a window in the lateral wall and I accidentally dropped the bone fragment that I had cut out, into the floor of the sinus. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Recommendations for Implant placement?
A 33-year old man, non-smoker, healthy is interested in 2 or 3 implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Straumann implant fixture is not compatible with abutment?
Straumann Dental implant fixture is not compatible with the correct size Straumann Abutment? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

OraCoat ® Products Help Orthodontic Patients With Mouth Sores and Caries
OraCoat XyliGel®and H-B12 Melts®Provide Patients Dealing with Painful Brace Sores and Possible Tooth Decay with a Viable Treatment OptionBellevue, WA (January 17, 2017) –OraCoat®, a division ofOraHealth Corp., the world leader in the breakthrough technology of oral adhering discs, produces a line of all-natural products conducive for the use of orthodontic patients suffering from brace irritation and difficulty brushing their teeth with braces.Pediatric patients, and brace wearers in general, often experience mouth sores as a result of the brackets rubbing against the inside of the cheeks, creating exasperating and of...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 23, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Maintaining Good Oral Health In Retirement Can Save Your Life And Your Money
Dentists say maintaining good oral health in retirement can save your life and your money. Older adults represent at least a third of a dentist ' s patient population. And Dr. Steven Mascarin, DDS said seniors should know that dentists are aggressively courting them with special offers and discounts. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Think twice before using your toothbrush...
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist based in Kensington and Chelsea, says there are numerous dangers to your health by not keeping it clean. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enamel anomalies: Trauma dentist takes on extraordinary cases of teeth repair
Dr. Lawrence Singer has seen mouthfuls of teeth knocked out. He ’s seen shattered jaws and broken cheekbones. And for the Alexandria dentist who specializes in trauma, much of his business takes place in the emergency department at George Washington University Hospital, helping piece teeth back together again. Working with plastic surgeons and ear, nose and t hroat doctors there, Singer has created a niche repairing some of the most severe injuries to patients’ faces. “It’s like a puzzle.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Enamel anomalies: Trauma dentist takes on extraordinary cases of teeth repair
Dr. Lawrence Singer has seen mouthfuls of teeth knocked out. He ’s seen shattered jaws and broken cheekbones. And for the Alexandria dentist who specializes in trauma, much of his business takes place in the emergency department at George Washington University Hospital, helping piece teeth back together again. Working with plastic surgeons and ear, nose and t hroat doctors there, Singer has created a niche repairing some of the most severe injuries to patients’ faces. “It’s like a puzzle.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dental implant with slow-release drug reservoir reduces infection risk
A dental implant with a built-in reservoir allows the slow release of antimicrobial drugs that prevent and eliminate biofilms to reduce risk of infection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Morning Roundup: Trouble for Kansas health care policy; Weekend weather cost Wichita $250,000
Report says Kansas Medicaid is out of federal compliance Federal officials say the Kansas Medicaid program is substantively out of compliance with U.S. law, according to a report in the Topeka Capital-Journal. The extension of KanCare has been denied and the feds say the situation poses a risk to recipients. 2017 hottest jobs: Health Care The top f ive jobs for 2017, in order, according to a list ranking the top 100 jobs this year, are dentist, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, statistician… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brittany Schowalter Source Type: news