Maintaining good oral care is vital to overall health, as poor oral hygiene can lead to inflammation.
Ambrosia V. Brody, Managing Editor
Ambrosia V. Brody has served as managing editor at Belmont Publications, inc. since 2016. With a breadth of experience in writing and developing editorial content, Brody is integral to the publication of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, Decisions in Dentistry, and the company’s digital and social media platforms. She holds a Master of Arts in Communications from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of La Verne.
Smoking cigarettes may have been on the decline for a decade, but two trends have become popular with Californians between the ages of 18 and 25: electronic cigarettes and marijuana.
Nursing homes that implemented staff training in oral health saw a 31% decrease in pneumonia cases compared to nursing homes that have not used the program, according to an article published in The Journal of the American Medical…
Dental offices are reopening and must practice elevated levels of infection prevention for their patients who trust dental healthcare providers to keep them safe.
The outbreak of COVID-19 in two Colorado Springs dental offices in late July 2020 shows not only how easily the virus passes from person to person but also demonstrates how dental offices can survive an outbreak by maintaining effective…
Medicaid dental providers face a confidence gap in their ability to implement COVID-19-related changes so they can safely serve adults and children in the most vulnerable communities, according to a new report.
A group of Cardiff University School of Medicine scientists are calling for urgent research into whether mouthrinses could reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the early stages of infection.
In a move toward integrated and collaborative healthcare, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) in Baltimore has developed a certificate program to help non-dental providers learn to recognize and manage oral health…
Researchers at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, report a new dental bone-graft material may eliminate bone graft pain during dental implant surgery.
For the first time, dentists who provide services to patients enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can apply for relief funding.