Oral Health Resource Center

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Intense Exercise May Harm Your Teeth

Regular vigorous exercise is often associated with positive health outcomes such as weight loss, but it may actually increase the risk of dental caries and other oral health problems.

EPA: Less Dental Mercury in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new standards to reduce the amount of mercury released from dentists' offices.

Oral Health in Young Women Lacking

Women of childbearing age in the United States should be encouraged to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist routinely.

Fluoride in Primary Care for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a report regarding fluoride in the primary care setting.

FDA: Oral Viscous Lidocaine Warning

The FDA warns that prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain.

MC3 for RA, Periodontitis

Melanocortin receptor type 3 (MC3) has protective properties for joint and periodontal tissues.

Rebuilding Teeth with Laser Therapy

Non-ionizing, low-power laser (LPL) treatment may be coming to a dentist office near you in the future.

Periodontitis Tied to RA

Periodontitis is independently associated with established seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

News

EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new standards to reduce the amount of mercury released from dentists' offices.

Why Intense Exercise May Harm Your Teeth

Regular vigorous exercise is often associated with positive health outcomes such as weight loss, but it may actually increase the risk of dental caries and other oral health problems.

CDC: Oral Health in Young Women Needs Improvement

Women of childbearing age in the United States should be encouraged to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist routinely.

Fluoride in Primary Care for Children, Recommends AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new clinical report with recommendations regarding fluoride for dental caries prevention in the primary care setting.

Melanocortin Receptor Agonist Can Treat RA, Periodontal Disease

Melanocortin receptor type 3 (MC3) has protective properties for joint and periodontal tissues, according to a new study.

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