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Do You Know about the Kids’ Healthy Mouth Campaign?

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The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, launched in August 2012, is a collaboration between the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives.

RWJ Foundation and Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute Support Oral Health in American Indian Communities

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Poor oral health care has been an issue in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities for many years. The most recent study reported that the AI/AN population has the highest dental caries rate in the country. The problem is attributed to a number of factors, including a lack of access to providers who understand and are committed to working in AI/AN communities.

Dentistry in the News - November 2012

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Health care is changing, and how the University of Louisville prepares students to deliver high-quality care is adjusting to those changes. A new educational initiative will have nursing and dental students collaborating to better identify and manage systemic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease that are sometimes linked to oral health.

Dentistry in the News - August 2012

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Interleukin Genetics, Inc. in Waltham, Massachusetts, has received $3 million in financing through Delta Dental Plan of Michigan Inc. for a genetic test that it is developing to classify patients by their susceptibility to periodontal disease, says CEO Lewis H. Bender, M.S., M.A., M.B.A.

Dentistry in the News - July 2012

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In an effort to expand oral health services for children, My Kid's Dentist/Every Kid's Dentist announced a partnership with National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's ToothFairy through the Students United for America's ToothFairy Pediatric Dental Residency Program. As a result of this alliance, NCOHF will become the primary charitable partner for the Pacific Dental Services-affiliated MKD/EKD offices.

Dentistry in the News - June 2012

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The culprit behind a failed hip or knee replacement may exist in the oral cavity, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. DNA testing of bacteria from the fluid that lubricates hip and knee joints had bacteria with the same DNA as the plaque from patients with periodontal disease and in need of a joint replacement, according to researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. 

Dentistry in the News - March 2012

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CellTrust is working with the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health to launch a text messaging study intended to improve patient oral health compliance. For the Text2Floss pilot study, CellTrust and ASDOH researchers will devise a series of text message programs designed to reach and educate current patients and the underserved.

Dentistry in the News - February 2012

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University of Missouri researchers have developed a pain-free way to fill tooth cavities, technology that could be on the market in two years.

Dentistry in the News - January 2012

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Dr. Peter Maro, a semi-retired professional goalie for the New England Stars hockey team, is also an orthodontist. He said he started pursuing the rare combination of being a hockey player and orthodontist when he got his own braces in seventh grade.

Dentistry in the News - December 2011

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Roseman University of Health Sciences held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 27 for Utah’s first four-year school of dentistry. The facility features classrooms equipped with multimedia technology, six imaging rooms, two wet labs, conference rooms, and team breakout rooms.

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