Links between oral microbiome, genetic variations and periodontitis examined in new study

Since periodontitis (gum disease) has been linked to systemic health [...]

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Study finds teledentistry a valid substitute for in-person initial consultations

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the widespread adoption of [...]

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AI helps predict treatment outcomes for patients with diseased dental implants

Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there's no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition.

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Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water, study finds

A new study's findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching Covid-19 at the dentist's office.

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A gentler strategy for avoiding childhood dental decay

The combination of a carbohydrate-heavy diet and poor oral hygiene can leave children with early childhood caries (ECC), a severe form of dental decay that can have a lasting impact on their oral and overall health.

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