An analysis of all relevant studies published in the medical literature indicates that poor periodontal health and tooth loss may increase the risk of both cognitive decline and dementia.
Experts say fungi can be found in a variety of places in the human body as well as in cancer tumors. Researchers say the microorganisms may be useful in developing new diagnostic tools and treatments.
Linking medical and dental records could improve dental patient safety, preventive care, and treatment outcomes
Dental professionals require access to each patient's complete electronic health record—including laboratory test results and current prescriptions—so they can provide the best care possible
Lung function declines with increasingly severe gum disease, according to research presented at EuroPerio10, a world congress in periodontology and implant dentistry organized by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).
The prevalence of dental developmental anomalies (dda) in survivors of childhood cancer differ according to the type of cancer treatment administered, according to researchers at the hebrew university (hu)-hadassah school of dental medicine.