Warning patients of their risks of periodontal diseases may improve their oral hygiene, according to a study published in the Journal of Periodontology.
A paper published in Pediatrics has found genetic makeup does not predispose individuals to dental caries.
Frequent flossing and regular dental visits may be linked to a reduced risk of oral cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Atlanta.
Patients who switched to a plant-based, whole food diet experienced a reduction in gingivitis, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
Recent research discovered that differences in the number of certain bacteria found on the tongue may be indicative of early pancreatic cancers.
United States Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, recently acknowledged that his efforts to convince e-cigarette companies to voluntarily stop marketing to youth have not been successful.
A study by the National Institutes of Health and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia suggests a substrate of T cells may contribute to the inflammation and bone loss associated with periodontitis.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield in England examined the impact of a guideline change in prescribing antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent infective endocarditis in patients prior to undergoing invasive dental procedures.
Receiving oral health care before undergoing major cancer surgery may reduce a patient’s risk of complications, according to a Japanese retrospective cohort study.
A study led by the American Physiological Society reports routine oral care to treat periodontitis may help reduce inflammation and toxins in patients with liver cirrhosis.