Oral Health Resource Center

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New Products for Dry Mouth Launched

PerioSciences announced the launch of Dry Mouth AO ProGel and a new formula of its Hydrating AO ProRinse for the treatment of xerostomia (dry mouth).

Treating Periodontitis May Help Ease Prostatitis ...

Treatment of periodontitis may help reduce symptoms of prostate inflammation in prostatitis.

Chemicals May Leach from Baby Teethers

Some plastic teethers for babies may contain some endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

FDA Recommends Fluoride Limits in Water

The FDA has issued a letter to bottled water manufacturers recommending that they limit the amount of fluoride added to bottled water so that it contains no more than 0.7mg/L.

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.

Xylitol Effects in Cavity Prevention Reviewed

There is little high quality evidence proving the effect of xylitol in preventing dental cavities, new research published in the Cochrane Library has found.

Sleeping with Dentures Ups Pneumonia Risk

Seniors who wear their dentures when they sleep could be at an increased risk for pneumonia.

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.

News

Physician-Provided Oral Health Services Can Cut Cavities

For kindergarten students, physician-based comprehensive preventive oral health services (POHS) are associated with a reduction in caries, but no improvement in subsequent use of dental treatment.

Fewer Malocclusions Seen in Exclusively Breastfed Children

But children also had fewer 'misaligned' teeth if they reduced pacifier use, researchers say

New Products for Dry Mouth Launched

PerioSciences announced the launch of Dry Mouth AO ProGel and a new formula of its Hydrating AO ProRinse for the treatment of xerostomia (dry mouth). The new products are part of the Hydrating Oral Care System.

Treating Periodontitis May Help Ease Prostatitis Symptoms

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Baby Teethers May Leach Chemicals From Plastics, Study Suggests

Some plastic teethers for babies may contain endocrine disrupting chemicals, a new study has found.

Featured courses from mycme

Accelerated cardiovascular disease; Oral health during pregnancyExternal web site

This activity is taken from the December 2012 issue of JAAPA. It includes the CME ...

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Maximizing oral health in children; Vasculitis: Diagnosis and treatmentExternal web site

This activity is taken from the July 2012 issue of JAAPA. It includes the CME ...

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Oral Involvement of Systemic DiseasesExternal web site

From the June 2012 issue of The Clinical Advisor: Oral Involvement of Systemic Diseases. Oral ...

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