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  • n. Periodontics


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  • The crucial point, in other words, is that "oral infections have systemic effects," said Dr. Thomas Van Dyke, a professor of periodontology and oral biology at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine.

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  • "The end result would be they'll have fewer teeth," says Jasim M. Albandar, a professor of periodontology at Temple University, in Philadelphia.

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  • "Both types of mouthwash-with and without alcohol- contain antimicrobial properties that reduce the number of bacteria in the mouth," explains Edgard El Chaar, DDS, a clinical associate professor of periodontology and implant dentistry at NYU College of Dentistry. Top headlines

  • Samuel Low, DDS, MS, Associate Dean and professor of periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and President of the American Academy of Periodontology, the discrepancy between the prevalence of gum disease and the lack of treatment can likely be blamed on a lack of understanding of the effect periodontal disease can have on overall health.

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  • Still, the frequent advertisements of mints, gum, pastes and mouthwashes to combat mouth odor have convinced a significant number of patients that they have bad breath when they really don't, said Dr. Bashar Bakdash, professor of periodontology at the University of rss feed

  • Aside from its well-known reputation for building and maintaining strong bones, vitamin D could be tied to cancer prevention and cardiovascular health, and some researchers are looking into a connection between vitamin D deficiency and gum disease, said Dr. Mark Ryder, chair of the division of periodontology at the UCSF School of Dentistry.

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  • Many recent periodontology studies indicate that people with infections in the tissues that surround the teeth are nearly twice as likely to have heart disease, Nowzari said, adding that the onset of oral infection also appears to make existing heart ailments more severe.


  • Brock was cited for his contributions to the department as interim director of the postgraduate program while continuing his undergraduate teaching, and for his recent board certification in periodontology.

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  • Lead researcher Ahmed Khocht, DDS, associate professor of periodontology at Temple's Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, and his team looked at the strip's effectiveness in detecting periodontal disease among 73 patients divided into three groups: healthy, those with gingivitis (bleeding of the gums) and those with periodontitis (bleeding of the gums and a receding gum line).

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  • - Seek out dentists who specialize in periodontology, pediatric dentistry and compromised children with experience in hospital dentistry.

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