Ambrosia V. Brody, Managing Editor Archive

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Review Highlights Need for Studies on Ergonomic Interventions

Because oral health professionals are prone to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), effective ergonomic interventions are needed to prevent work-related MSDs. But some preventive measures may not actually alleviate muscle discomfort, according to a Cochrane Review workgroup that reported more studies are needed to …
Mouth of a senior with missing teeth

Tooth Loss May Indicate Malnutrition

Compared to the general population, older adults with only 10 to 19 teeth are more likely to be at risk for impaired oral health and malnutrition, which may adversely affect quality of life. These findings position dental clinics as ideal settings to …
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Poor Oral Health May Be Linked to Blood Pressure Control

Individuals who take medication for high blood pressure should consider placing oral health at the top of their priority list, according to a recent study that found patients with healthier mouths experienced better outcomes in therapies targeting hypertension and periodontal disease. Those …
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WHO Urges UN Member States to Prioritize Oral Health

The integration of oral health in noncommunicable disease prevention efforts was the main focus of a United Nations (UN) event hosted by the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) and its World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center, with NYU College …

NYU Grant to Improve Oral Health Among Dementia Sufferers

Individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have significantly poorer health than their peers and evidence suggests inadequate oral hygiene practices as a major contributing factor. Investigators at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing (NYU Meyers) and University of North Carolina …
Older Women Who Experience Tooth Loss at Higher Risk of Hypertension

Postmenopausal women who have experienced tooth loss may be at increased...

New Interprofessional Curriculum Launched 

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and University of...

Ultradent Introduces Omni-Matrix™ Disposable Retainer and Matrix

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah—Ultradent Products has introduced the Omni-Matrix disposable retainer and...

Mouth of a senior with missing teeth
Tooth Loss May Indicate Malnutrition

Compared to the general population, older adults with only 10 to...

3M Launches New Xerostomia Relief Spray

Anyone who has experienced xerostomia knows that it is frustrating, especially...

Wonder Z-Ring
Wonder Z-Ring Kit

Wonder Z-Ring creates an even heat distribution across the firing tray...

Owandy Radiology’s I-Max 3D Wall-Mounted Unit Receives FDA 510 (k) Clearance

Owandy Radiology Inc, a global leader in the manufacture of dental...

Dentistry.com
Introducing Dentistry.Com

Futuredontics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsply Sirona, announced the launch...