Dr. Kjeld Aamodt Joins UCSF Orthodontics Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 07:00 PM - 2 years, 2 months ago - 3 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry SAN FRANCISCO, California – Kjeld Aamodt, DDS, MS recently joined the UCSF School of Dentistry Orthodontics team as an Assistant Professor and practitioner in the orthodontics faculty clinic at UCSF Dental Center. Dr. Aamodt earned his DDS degree at the UCSF School of Dentistry and completed his orthodontics residency at UCSF in June 2015.
AAPD and ADA Urge Improved CMS Oversight of Medicaid Dental Programs Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 10 months ago - 2 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – In early January 2016, the AAPD and ADA sent two comment letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) concerning the CMS regulation on Medicaid Programs: Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services issued on Nov. 2, 2015 (CMS-2328-FC).
ADA Informs Patients About Osteoporosis Medications and Oral Health Monday, March 09, 2009 - 08:20 AM - 8 years, 9 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – Dental patients who have been alarmed or confused by recent news reports about how osteoporosis medications might affect their oral health now have a brochure to help them separate fact from fiction. The American Dental Association (ADA) collaborated with the National Osteoporosis Foundation to create the brochure, "Osteoporosis Medications and Your Dental Health," which will be available in dental offices this month.
2011 Is "The Year of the Mouth" Declares AAOSH President Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 12:02 PM - 6 years, 11 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry MADISON, Wisconsin – The Chinese have designated 2011 "The Year of the Rabbit," however, the bunnies are being asked to step aside because the president of the United States' fastest growing health organization, The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) is proclaiming the year 2011 as the "Year of the Mouth." AAOSH is taking a stand that the mouth is the first place to start for overall body health and longer life. In recent years the studies have been piling up connecting poor oral health to the deadliest of diseases including heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Oral health problems have also been shown to have close connections to many other serious health concerns like Alzheimer's, arthritis, pneumonia and pregnancy complications.
Top Long Island, NY Dentists Launch Health & Wellness Seminar Series Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 08:03 AM - 6 years, 11 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry GREAT NECK, New York – Great Neck and Mid-Island Dental Associates, a group comprised of 13 Long Island dentists, today announced the launch of a complementary Health & Wellness Seminar Series to be hosted at its new, state-of-the-art Great Neck facility. The Series will run on a quarterly basis and offer practical medical guidance from award-winning doctors and local medical professionals to rejuvenate your entire body.
USC Ostrow Awarded NIDCR Grant to Establish Tissue Regeneration Center Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 07:00 PM - 2 years, 2 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Dentistry to lead multidisciplinary effort to bring innovative treatments to market. LOS ANGELES, California – Tissue regeneration is about to become a lot more fact than science fiction, thanks to a $2 million grant that's being divided among 10 research centers and universities, including the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.
New Study Published: Lactobacillus reuteri (Prodentis) Effective in the Treatment of Periodontitis Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 02:45 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) which are the two most important parameters to assess the severity of periodontitis. Furthermore L. reuteri Prodentis reveals - as the first probiotic ever - significant reductions of three different pathogens in patients with chronic periodontitis. The study also confirms the anti-inflammatory effects of L. reuteri Prodentis on gum inflammation (gingivitis).