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Key Phrases for Case Acceptance

Discover the power of the right words……. The vocabulary you use plays a powerful role in whether your patients choose to accept the treatment they need. In Transitions Group’s experience with coaching hundreds…

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Periodontal Health Leads to Lower Health Care Spending by Diabetics

A new study reports that among American individuals newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a periodontal intervention is associated with lower total healthcare costs (-$1799), lower total medical costs excluding pharmacy costs (-$1577),…

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An Upset Tummy, and Some Upset Teeth

In his popular new book “Happy Gut,” Dr. Vincent Pedre argues that chronic health problems can often be traced to the digestive system and fixed by changing the microbes in our gut. An…

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The linkages between the heart and the mouth grow stronger — so what?

A new study of the contribution of the periodontal microbe, P. gingivalis, to inflammation of heart tissue is just one more step to justifying closer integration of dental services with medical services. The…

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Getting ready for the grey hairs

“British Columbia’s population now has 31 people 65 years old or over for every 100 working-age persons. In a decade, the ratio will be 41 to 100. Ten years later, in 2035, the…

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Treating gum disease with antibiotics

As gum disease originates from an unbalanced film of bacteria under the gum line, why don’t we use local or systemic antibiotics to treat this chronic disease? Turns out that is what the…

Cavities and atherosclerosis

From my perch, the research studies linking periodontal disease to systemic health are more robust and more frequent than their counterparts in tooth decay. There may be good biological reasons for this but…

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Cancer and dental decay

A new Swedish study appearing in the Journal of Cancer reports that missing teeth are a significant predictor of cancer. For 24 years, the study followed periodontally-healthy adults who were between ages 30…

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New device saves loose teeth, jaws damaged by cancer

Periodontitis is a troublesome infection of the gums. When the infection causes the bone adjacent to teeth to break down, the teeth come loose. Mandibular bone can also be damaged by cancer, infections…

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Explaining the importance of scaling to your patients

The current issue of Odontology has a report on the role of non-surgical periodontal scaling in controlling inflammatory chemicals (anti-cardiolipin antibodies) in the blood. After 1 to 3 sessions of scaling (as adjusted…

Expectant Mothers’ Periodontal Health Vital to Health of Her Baby

When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the…

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Acellular dermal matrix allograft – David Wong

In much the same way as Pat Allen is identified with Alloderm, David Wong of Tulsa Oklahoma – strange state, they have to have a song to remember how to spell it –…

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The screw is the clue

Uploaded by AshleyMarkDMD1 on Feb 2, 2012 A great technique and real life experience of having an abutment screw strip while trying to remove the screw retained crown. Dr. Kaep was on the ball as he…

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Tissue is the issue

http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/prd-32-3degidi11 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/pouch-roll-technique http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/gingival-papilla-dimensions Uploaded by quintpub on Jan 16, 2012 The Dental Video Journal provides a unique approach to dental education and training. High-quality recordings of live surgeries, supplemented by comprehensive background information, allow you to…

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That sound you hear is the ice breaking!

Periopatch – Improve Gingival Healing – twas only a matter of time for most major dentinal companies to see the value of mobile marketing – the new iPAD with retinal display turns the…

France - Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, co-founders of YouTube

Clog – Dental Implants, Crown Lengthening and Gum Grafting

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