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Gail Weisman
Study Confirms Oral Pathogens Impact Reaction to Infection
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 10/06/2014 10:40am

Researchers have analyzed the way that oral pathogens impact the body during infection, according to an OSH News Network article.

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Bob Alaburda
Periodontitis Ranks in the Top 10
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 10/01/2014 11:09am

With the vast amount of injuries, disease, and infections that plague the population today, periodontitis might not be the first one to pop into mind, but a new study would indicate differently.

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Jason Schwartz
Could Exercise Contribute To Declining Oral Health?
Date: 09/24/2014 01:35pm

It was recently reported that sports drinks and sugar-packed energy drinks were major contributing factors for athletes and their poor teeth. However, a new study has found that these drinks might only be part of the problem.

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Dave Pavlak
The Connection Between Domestic Violence and Oral Health
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 09/22/2014 09:27am

Researchers from the New York University College of Dentistry have identified a link between domestic violence and emotionally harmful household situations with oral health, according to a Dental Tribune article.

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Lamar Roberts
Q&A with Lamar Roberts, President of LED Dental
Date: 09/17/2014 08:14am

Dental Product Shopper recently spoke with Lamar Roberts, the President of LED Dental. Before this position, he was Vice President Of Sales and Marketing at LED Dental. 

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Julie Schmitt
Expensive Dental Care in Canada Drives Away Patients
Date: 09/16/2014 10:35am

Pay the rent, feed your kids, or go to the dentist...If you had to pick 2 of these options, which one would you exclude? Most people are passing on the dentist, as oral care in Canada has skyrocketed under the Canada Health Act. 

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Gail Weisman
World Health Organization’s Sugar Consumption Numbers Need to be Reduced
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 09/16/2014 09:46am

Some people might find it hard to cut back even a little on their sugar consumption, let alone cut it in half. If you follow the World Health Organization's recommendations, you’re allowed a maximum of 10% of your total daily calories from free sugar. Researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are arguing that the number should be closer to 5%, with an ideal goal of 3%. 

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Bob Alaburda
Plastic Product Found in Popular Toothpaste Brand
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 09/15/2014 12:52pm

A dental hygienist is speaking out after finding multiple blue flakes in the gum line of her patients. Wondering what it was, Trish Walraven began to inquire.

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Jason Schwartz
Researchers Find U.S. Edentulism Decreasing
Date: 09/11/2014 01:02pm

The number of edentulous individuals, or individuals who are without teeth, will fall significantly according to researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Dave Pavlak
Giant Panda Receives Routine Dental Work
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 09/11/2014 11:02am

Taking care of dental patients who are already apprehensive can make the appointment tough, but what happens when it’s a Giant Panda that needs the dental work?

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