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Group Trend Continues for Dentists
Last month, when Jordan Cooper sold five of his dental locations in Arkansas to Rock Dental Brands of Little Rock for $1.7 million, he became the latest in a trend of dentists selling to a larger group practice. “It’s really kind of been a new and emerging dental model in the last several years,” said Billy Tarpley the executive director of the Arkansas State Dental Association. “We’ve seen a growth of them.” Tarpley said the association didn’t have numbers on how many small dental practices have joined larger ones in Arkansas. The American Dental Association’s Health Policy ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 12, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Can I Load this Straumann Implant?
This patient had a Straumann bone level implant placed in the maxillary left canine site (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 9, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Kenya: Doctors Union Has No Authority to Close Hospitals, Official Says
[Nation] The 47 County Public Service Boards (CPSBs) have opposed and condemned a decision by Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists' Union (KMPDU) to close all public, private and mission hospitals and health facilities countrywide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nobay Named School of Medicine and Dentistry Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate professor of Emergency Medicine Flavia Nobay, M.D., has been named the School of Medicine and Dentistry ’s new associate dean for Admissions. She succeeds professor of Neuroscience John Hansen, Ph.D., who is retiring this spring after more than 20 years in the position. Nobay, who currently directs the Emergency Medicine residency program, will transition into the role over the next six months as an assistant to Hansen. Mark B. Taubman, M.D., CEO of URMC and dean of SMD, announced her appointment Dec. 6. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - December 9, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Report on UK dentists' morale and motivation
An NHS Digital survey of 6,000 self-employed primary care dentists across the UK finds that morale has fallen since 2012/13 and that half of primary care dentists who treat NHS patients often think about leaving general dentistry. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 8, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Management of cannabis-induced periodontitis via resective surgical therapy: A clinical report.
CONCLUSIONS AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS:Substantial availability and usage of cannabis, specifically among young adults, requires dentists to be vigilant about clinical indications of cannabis use and to provide appropriate treatments. Behavioral modification, nonsurgical therapy, and surgical therapy offer the potential for successful management of cannabis-related periodontitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 8, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Report examines UK dentists' morale and motivation
8 December 2016: Dentists' morale has generally fallen, according to official statistics published today. (Source: The IC : Infant Feeding)
Source: The IC : Infant Feeding - December 8, 2016 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Report examines UK dentists' morale and motivation
8 December 2016: Dentists' morale has generally fallen, according to official statistics published today. (Source: The IC : Eye Care)
Source: The IC : Eye Care - December 8, 2016 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

How to improve oral health care capacity at federally qualified health centers
Despite efforts to increase dental visits at federally qualified health centers, only 21 percent of people who use those facilities received dental services in 2015, according to an article by researchers at the UCLA School of Dentistry and Fielding School of Public Health.Thearticle, published  in the December issue of Health Affairs, outlines recommendations for closing the gap in oral health services. Strategies for expanding oral health care capacity include adding dental clinics at federally qualified health centers that currently do not provide dental services (co-locating medical and dental services) and providin...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 7, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New toothpaste formula said to fix cracked teeth, restore tooth enamel
(NaturalNews) If you are trying to avoid undergoing the dentist’s drill and exposing your body to dangerous cavity fillings, a revolutionary new toothpaste could be the ideal solution. The toothpaste, which is made using components that mimic your tooth’s natural enamel, builds up in the cracks in teeth. The chemical, known as crystalline calcium phosphate,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Posterior composites: update on cavities and filling techniques
ConclusionsMinimum cavity preparations are advised for posterior resin composite restorations, preserving the greatest amount of healthy tooth structure. For resin composite restorations only the caries lesion needs to be removed with all remaining tooth structure protected for the bonding process. The anticipated outcome of this philosophy will result in the longer survival of teeth. Newer bulkfill restorative resins allow the operator to complete the restoration in a similar time to the placement of a dental amalgam restoration. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Americans skip the dentist due to cost
Karen Pallarito, HealthDay News Americans are more likely to skip needed dental care because of cost than any other type of health care, researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The University of Istanbul Dentistry School joins Clinerion ’s Patient...
The Dentistry School of the University of Istanbul (IU), Istanbul, Turkey, joins Clinerion’s Patient Recruitment System platform, opening up new patient populations for patient recruitment and new...(PRWeb December 06, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/12/prweb13896952.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 6, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Dental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 Reasons To Stop Drinking Energy Drinks
By Cassie Shortsleeve for GQ. Energy drinks make big claims: They’ll power you through your day, up your concentration, make your life more EXTREME. But the reality is that energy drinks are more likely to cause you to crash harder than any cup of coffee ever could, disrupt your concentration, and potentially ruin your health—from your teeth to your heart. It’s time to stop sipping. Here are eight reasons to quit the can. 1. They could make you wig out Stimulating ingredients like caffeine provide your body with an adrenaline rush that kicks in five to ten minutes after drinks and lasts two to three hour...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in early implant failure: two case reports
This article illustrates two case reports with vitamin D deficiency and early implant failure. Prior to implant placement, the first patient received crestal bone grafting with autologous material. Both patients received dental implants from different manufacturers in the molar region of the mandible. In the case of bone grafting in the first patient, all implants were placed in a two-stage procedure. All implants had to be removed within 15 days after implant placement. Vitamin D serum levels were measured: Both patients showed a vitamin D deficiency (serum vitamin D level (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 6, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 -- Americans are more likely to skip needed dental care because of cost than any other type of health care, researchers report. Working-age adults are particularly vulnerable, the study found. Some 13 percent reported forgoing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 6, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Europe to Decide on Use of Mercury in Dentistry
By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Dec 6 2016 (IPS)Europe will soon decide the future of a common but controversial dental practice: mercury in tooth fillings.Three major European institutions, namely the European Commission, Parliament and Council, are due to meet on 6 December to discuss regulations on mercury, particularly its use in dentistry. Mercury fillings removalMercury makes up 50 percent of amalgam, which is commonly used for dental fillings. Europe is currently the world’s largest amalgam user.A coalition of over 25 international non-governmental organisations launched a global campaign in July to end th...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Environment Europe Global Headlines Health Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Vertical Bone Augmentation in Aesthetic Zone: Treatment Plan?
I am planning the treatment for vertical bone augmentation in the esthetic zone. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 5, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Study Shows OraCoat ® XyliMelts® Oral Adhering Discs Effectively Treat Acid Reflux
FDA-Approved Clinical Trial Shows that XyliMelts Discs are an Effective Supplement for Treating Many Acid Reflux SymptomsBellevue, WA (December 1, 2016) –A recent study revealed that OraCoat®XyliMelts® oral-adhering discs greatly reduce symptoms of heartburn in acid reflux sufferers. The double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled study conducted by Peter Van der Ven, DMD, PhD; Jeffrey Burgess, DDS, MSD; and Michael Karcher, BA, PhD candidate; was approved by the Western Institutional Review Board and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), more commonly known as acid ref...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 5, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Western University to initiate Phase II human trial of HIV vaccine
The research team at Western University ’s Schulich School of Medicine& Dentistry are planning to put their HIV vaccine (SAV001) into Phase II human clinical trials. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - December 5, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Stop Grinding Your Teeth
Here ' s what the habit can cause (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 4, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Psychiatry, Dentistry, FYI, Source Type: news

Anterior Implant with Augmentation: Precautions?
I have a 43 year old female patient missing her upper right central incisor who have indicated for an implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: gkaplowitz Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Improved TAUB Liquid Magic
TAUB Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental consumable products, announced the release of new and improved Liquid Magic Resin Barrier for implant and cosmetic dentistry. Liquid Magic is a light-cured resin used to protect threading, screws, and internal components of implants and abutments. Used prior to the placement of a crown, Liquid Magic works well with ZERO-G Bio-Implant Cement. When using ZERO-G, better seating of the crown, and all cleanup of excess cement is achieved.“The new Liquid Magic provides an improved depth of cure,” stated Ed Matthews, vice president of sales for TAUB Products. “It can be used...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Hundreds of veterans at risk of HIV and hepatitis after VA dentist failed to follow sanitation procedures
(NaturalNews) Going to the dentist is rarely a pleasant experience, but it has taken on a whole new level of horror for almost 600 veterans who recently learned that they need to get tested for blood-borne diseases, after their dentist was caught using poor sanitation procedures. The dentist in question started working at the Veterans... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kerr Launches Harmonize ™
Next generation universal composite creates lifelike, long-lasting restorations.November 30, 2016— Kerr is pleased to announce the launch ofHarmonize, a next generation universal compositeinfused with Adaptive Response Technology (ART),a nanoparticle filler network with features that help dentists achieve a lifelike restoration with more ease and simplicity than ever before. It ’s theARTin Harmonize that creates enhanced structural integrity to provide exceptional strength, handling and esthetics.Harmonize diffuses and reflects light in a similar way as human enamel, leading to an enhanced chameleon effect for better b...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 1, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - November 2016
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. November 2016 Scientists Find Cause of Facial Widening DefectsNovember 1 - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Solving How Harmless Bacteria Become an Unwelcome Guest​November 15 - University at Buffalo New Biomaterial for Preventing Uncontrolled BleedingNovember 16 - Brigham and Women's Hospital Seq-ing Single CellsNovember 21 - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research STAY CONNECTED ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - November 30, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Perceptions and attitudes of public health service dentists in the face of family violence in 24 municipalities in the state of S ão Paulo, Brazil, 2013-2014 - Garbin CA, Rovida TA, Costa AA, Garbin AJ.
OBJECTIVE:: to describe the perceptions and attitudes of dentists working in Primary Healthcare Units in the face of family violence in 24 municipalities in the interior of S ão Paulo state, Brazil. METHOD:: this is a descriptive study conducted be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Bone Regeneration with rhBMP-2?
BCPC can therefore be considered as a promising candidate for carrying rhBMP-2 for bone grafting procedures. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 29, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Regenerative Source Type: news

2016 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award for Evidence-Based Healthcare in Africa announced
 Dr Mbah Patrick Okwen has been announced as the 2016 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award by Cochrane. The award is named after the dental epidemiologist who was inspired and encouraged by Archie Cochrane to question many of the practices in medicine and dentistry.Prof. Sheiham ’s commitment was to improving the health of populations in low- and middle-income countries by advancing evidence-based healthcare. He believed that supporting and training key health personnel in the concepts of Cochrane would improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare. Unfortunately Dr Sheiham passed away in N...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 29, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Implant Site Preparation: single versus multiple drilling?
What is the effect of bone density and drilling protocol on heat generation during implant bed preparation? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 29, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

In the Loop: 'Blessing Bags' to Show Patients They're Not Alone
Just before Thanksgiving last year, Anthony and Kari Lindsay were wondering if they'd ever have anything to be thankful for again. Earlier that fall, Anthony had noticed a strange bump on the roof of his mouth. "I asked my dentist about it and he wasn't really sure what was going on," Anthony tells us. "He [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 28, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NHS dental services
This review shares people ' s experience of NHS dentistry. It aims to help dental professionals better understand people ' s experiences, inform the development of the new dental contract and help ensure that user feedback plays a key role in the future regulation of the dental sector. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gray Matter: Flossing and the Art of Scientific Investigation
As dentists demonstrate, there ’ s more to evidence than the randomized controlled trial. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAMIE HOLMES Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Research Science and Technology American Dental Assn Source Type: news

Dentist of Aleppo offers free check-ups and treatments for displaced Syrians
Muhannad Qabtur provides free dental care from his converted camper van in the northern Aleppo province. He said: 'The importance of my work is in helping people in terrible conditions.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open wide!
Huddersfield is a particularly hard place to find an NHS dentist. So what happens to people’s teeth? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MOUTH CANCER WARNING: Dentist referrals could delay diagnosis, surgeons warn
PEOPLE with suspected mouth cancer are having their diagnosis delayed because they are first referred to a dentist, surgeons have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentist Honored for Bringing Smiles to Those With Intellectual Disability
For the past 20 years, Dr. Michael Milano of Apex has helped improve dental care and smiles for individuals with intellectual disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 22, 2016 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Awards Source Type: news

Exposure of d-PTFE membrane: remove or leave as is?
I know d-PTFE membrane can be left exposed, but it's also recommended that the membrane be removed at around 4 weeks. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 22, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Implants in the Posterior Mandibular Region?
What has been your experience placing implants in the posterior mandibular region? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 21, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

RIP heart surgery pioneer Cooley
(Reuters) – Dr. Denton Cooley, who sparked controversy and a feud with another pioneering heart surgeon when he performed the world’s first artificial heart implant in 1969, died on Friday at the age of 96, the Texas Heart Institute said. Cooley, who also performed the first successful human heart transplant in the United States, founded the Texas Heart Institute and was one of the most celebrated heart surgeons in the world. The Texas native was also known however for a long-running dispute with another world-renowned innovative surgeon in Houston, Dr. Michael DeBakey, over the implant operation. A spokeswoman...
Source: Mass Device - November 21, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

How painkillers from dentist led to heroin addiction and prison
Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYU Dentistry awarded $1.9 million from NIDDK for osteoporosis drug research and development
(New York University) The federally funded grant will support bench research aimed at understanding how the protein hormone, parathyroid hormone-a related protein-and a drug analog that mimics the protein called abaloparatide, interact in the surface of a cell in bone and affect bone formation and breakdown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 18, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

What is it Like to Have PRK Surgery?
What is it like to get PRK corrective eye surgery? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Eric Kolovson, had PRK surgery in both eyes, on Quora: I got PRK done on each eye, one at a time. Both eyes have been healing on slightly different timelines, but here's the general experience: Day 0: The surgery itself is relatively painless. I would compare it to going to the dentist for a cleaning, where you have to lie still for a certain amount of time and endure a bit of discomfort, but there is no real pain. The major dif...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tenant to open in Gardendale retail development
Aspen Dental is now taking appointments at its new office in a new shopping center on Fieldstown Road in Gardendale. The Aspen Dental office is slated to open Nov. 22 and will be led by Dr. Allison Haight, who received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. The office will offer a range of dental services, from preventative care to restorative care. The Gardendale office is one of 13 Aspen Dental practices in Alabama - a state with virtually… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 16, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tim Steere Source Type: news

Implant placement for recently extracted site?
I have treatment planned a fully edentulous patient for 4 implants and a fixed hybrid prosthesis in the maxilla and 4 implants and a fixed hybrid prosthesis in the mandible. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 16, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

4-Unit Implant Supported Bridge with natural tooth and implant: prognosis?
 I have treatment planned this for a new 4-unit bridge from the second molar to an implant in the first premolar site. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 16, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Restorative Source Type: news

Effects of Two Different Anesthetic Solutions on Injection Pain, Efficacy, and Duration of Soft-Tissue Anesthesia with Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block for Primary Molars
Conclusions: Plain mepivacaine and 2% lidocaine were similarly effective in pulpotomy and the extraction of primary mandibular molars. Although the use of 3% mepivacaine provided a shorter duration of anesthesia than 2% lidocaine, both solutions showed similar results in terms of postoperative complications. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 15, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Sinus Elevation: Are Bone Grafts Needed?
Would an implant placed after sinus elevation without a bone graft provide a satisfactory long-term outcome? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 15, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Regenerative Source Type: news