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ADA updates discipline for handling ONJ risk patients

Posted by Z Dental Group - November 4th, 2011

The statement, “Managing a Care of Patients Receiving Antiresorptive Therapy for Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis,” is formed on a novel hearing by an advisory cabinet of a ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and updates ADA’s 2008 advisory matter (Journal of a American Dental Association, Nov 2011, Vol. 142:11, pp. 1243-1251). ONJ compared with antiresorptive […]

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Steps To Help Ensure Your Child’s Bright Smile

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 10th, 2011

While the most prevalent focus of February is on Valentine’s sweethearts, parents are well advised to also focus on the proverbial sweet tooth – particularly when it comes to their children. That’s because February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an ideal time – according to Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT) – for moms and dads […]

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CDC’s oral health division on the chopping block?

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 10th, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a restructuring proposal that would fold its Division of Oral Health (DOH) into the Division of Adult and Community Health (DACH). The agency has been vague about its reasons for the potential restructuring, but public health experts speculate it is related to budget concerns. But […]

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Oral Hygiene and Your Overall Health

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 8th, 2011

Poor oral health has been linked to heart disease, stroke, and other health problems. But by changing certain habits, you can improve the health of your mouth and teeth and lessen your risk. How well you care for your teeth and gums has a powerful effect on your overall health. Neglecting your oral health can […]

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10th Children’s Dental Day treats nearly 200 kids in Lincoln, Neb.

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 5th, 2011

Fluoride varnishing: Alyssa Fischer, a second semester nursing student with the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, watches a demonstration of fluoride varnishing by third-year dental student Scott White, at right, and senior dental hygiene student Stephanie Schwindt, during the 10th annual Children’s Dental Day event, Friday, Feb. 4 at the UNMC College […]

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 3rd, 2011

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on […]

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Smokeless Tobacco Can Harm Your Oral Health

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 1st, 2011

(HealthDay News) — Chewing tobacco, even though it doesn’t involve smoking, can still threaten your oral health, the American Dental Association warns. The ADA says at least 28 cancer-causing chemicals are found in smokeless tobacco products. The group says these products pose increased risk of: // Cancer of the mouth, lip, tongue and pancreas. Gum […]

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Do you Have a Dry Mouth?

Posted by Z Dental Group - January 28th, 2011

Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, results from an inadequate flow of saliva. Dry mouth is a symptom rather than a specific disorder. Adequate salivary flow lubricates oral tissues, cleanses the mouth and begins the digestive process as foods are chewed. When salivary flow is reduced, harmful organisms grow in the mouth. For some people, the […]

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How often should I brush and floss?

Posted by Z Dental Group - January 21st, 2011

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums. The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay. Also, if plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar). […]

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Do You Want A Million Dollar Smile?

Posted by Z Dental Group - January 17th, 2011

DENTAL TIPS FOR ADULTS You should brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and floss once a day. Choose an ADA-accepted toothbrush that has polished bristles because they are less likely to injure gum tissue. Use a soft bristled toothbrush with a size and shape that allows you to reach all tooth surfaces. Replace […]

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