Oral Health Resource Center

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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.

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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.

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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.

FDA, HHS: This Is How Much Fluoride Should Be in Water

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (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.

Study: PDE4 Inhibitor Effective for Oral Ulcers in Behçet's Syndrome

For patients with Behçet's syndrome, the oral phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor apremilast is effective for treating oral ulcers, according to a new study.

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.

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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

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