Periodontitis

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Gum disease linked to stroke in young adults, study finds
Periodontitis has been identified as a risk factor for unexplained stroke in young adults, according to researchers. The recent study…
Dentistry
Periodontitis treatment simplified with Ubigel
Dental Sky shares some advice for treating periodontitis, including its new non-surgical solution for regeneration the oral mucosa. Managing periodontitis…
Oral health
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Oral health linked to brain health, study finds
A study has found that poor oral health can increase the risk of different brain issues, such as a stroke,…
Dentistry
Irish Dentistry Show – Shazad Saleem on managing periodontitis
Shazad Saleem is making his way to Dublin this weekend to discuss the stepwise approach to managing periodontitis – sign…
Oral health
Treating stage IV periodontitis – the latest EFP guideline
David Herrera discusses the latest European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) guideline on treatment of stage IV periodontitis. Professor David Herrera…
Oral health
Interdental brushes and rubber interdental picks more efficient in reducing plaque
Interdental brushes and rubber interdental picks are more efficient in reducing both plaque and gingival inflammation, according to a new…
Oral health
The stepwise approach to treating periodontitis: classification and the S3 guidelines
Shazad Saleem will talk about a stepwise approach to periodontics during a free webinar on the 28 October at 19:00.…
Dentistry
Implants and periodontitis: should we go there?
Aly Virani explores the considerations and possible complications that must be taken into account when planning implant treatment for periodontal…
Implant dentistry
Tooth loss ‘significantly higher’ in postmenopausal women
Women who have gone through the menopause are more likely to experience gum disease and tooth loss.  The fresh study…
Oral health
Preventing periodontitis can save billions
New research throws light on the shocking cost of periodontitis – and why prevention really is better than cure. New…
Dentistry
More effective preventative dental measures could save billions in healthcare costs
International calls for better integration of dental and general healthcare are being made in a bid to battle gum disease.…
Dentistry
How your oral health affects your patients’ confidence and what you can do about it
Rana Al-Falaki gives an insight into how poor oral health can affect patients’ confidence and even their mental health. Many…
Oral health
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A tricky patient case to diagnose
James Aquilina presents a case of a patient presenting with acute exacerbation of a chronic apical periodontitis or an acute…
Endodontics
High levels of dental plaque increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection
Individuals suffering from gum disease are at increased risk of COVID-19 reaching the lungs. This is according to new research…
Oral health
Adults with gum disease can transmit the bacteria to children
Adults suffering from periodontitis can transmit the disease to their children, it has been found.  And the bacteria remains even…
Oral health
BSP UK clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of periodontitis (gum disease)
The BSP, in conjunction with GSK, has launched clinical guidelines for the treatment of periodontitis (gum disease). The European Federation…
Oral health
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COVID patients with gum disease up to nine times more likely to die
Patients with gum disease are three times more likely to suffer from complications if they contract COVID-19. This is according…
Oral health
Early intervention for gum health
Alison Edisbury explains the links between gingivitis and periodontitis and how effective interdental cleaning is essential. This article is brought…
Oral health
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Experts kick off campaign to educate dentists on link between gum and heart disease
A new campaign has kicked off in a bid to hammer home messages on the link between gum and cardiovascular…
Oral health
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