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Assessing risk helps dentists tailor preventive treatments for young children

Taking patients' risk of developing dental caries ("cavities") into account can help dentists effectively tailor individual prevention and treatment efforts, according to a recent study led by researc... read more

An Ounce of Prevention Really is Worth a Pound of Cure

When it comes to the dentist, taking preventive measures ... old for an oral health risk assessment. Regular dental checkups, including fluoride application, can help avoid future problems. At Cape Ma... read more

Paving the way for those pearly whites

Your child's dentist may also clean, polish, apply topical fluoride, provide oral hygiene instructions and if needed, take X-rays to check for normal development and hidden decay. They will perform a ... read more

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New imaging method could enable dentists to detect and heal tooth cavities much earlier

21.9.096003 Dental caries— tooth decay—is the most prevalent dental disease among children and adults around the world. Left too long before treatment ... progression can be stopped or even reversed. ... read more

Boosting Folic Acid May Lead to Less Risk of Severe Mental Illness

“Severe mental illnesses such as autism and schizophrenia that strike children and young adults are devastating and chronic and, at present, have no known prevention ... for dentistry.” Folic acid is ... read more

Saliva test could improve diabetes control and treatment

This suggests that the diabetic salivary proteome could be used to predict complications—and help prevent them. "Salivary diagnostics enable the assessment of asymptomatic diabetic patients and the id... read more

Statins Can Help Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

They may also help ... young patients who have new-onset RA and no other risk factors for cardiovascular disease." [See: 10 Seemingly Innocent Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore.] "[We do know that] statin... read more

Assessing your cancer risk

Dentists and dental hygienists examine your mouth ... The benefits of screening must outweigh any risk related to further testing and treatment. Women who took DES are at increased risk for breast can... read more

Every Stroke Is Different. What That Means for Treatment

"So knowing that time frame is still very important, and it can help expedite treatment," says Dr. Victor Urrutia ... appropriate therapies and instituting the best prevention for another stroke by as... read more

With new imaging technology, scientists and clinicians can visualize biological systems

One correlative workflow avoids that labor and risk. Also, with correlative imaging ... Division of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of ... read more

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