Dental Health

Dental Health - most related articles:

- Tesco reveals dental map of Britain - 6.5
- High barriers to dental care exist for 12 million children - 6.2
- Insurance status affects access to dental appointments - 5.4
- Oral osteoporosis medicines safe during dental work - 5.3
- Acidic beverages, citric juices damage teeth - 4.6
- Low vitamin D level during pregnancy affects baby's dental health - 3.1
- Yearly visit to dentist can reduce heart attack risk - 2.5
- Shared genetic link between dental disease periodontitis and heart attack - 2.3

Dental Health articles

Insurance status affects access to dental appointments
A study using research assistants who posed as mothers of a 10-year-old boy with a fractured front tooth seeking an urgent dental appointment measured dentists' willingness to provide treatment to children with Medicaid/CHIP versus private insurance.

Candy like nicotine products could lead to accidental poisoning
A tobacco company's new, dissolvable nicotine pellet--which is being sold as a tobacco product, but which in some cases resembles popular candies--could lead to accidental nicotine poisoning in children, according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), the Northern Ohio Poison Control Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Tesco reveals dental map of Britain
Research from a survey by Tesco Dental Insurance has revealed Brits are finding it increasingly difficult to find an NHS dentist. The results also show that rising dental costs are putting people off visiting the dentist.

70% women are uninsured or underinsured
Women are more likely than men to feel the pinch of rising health costs and eroding health benefits, with about half (52%) of working-age women reporting problems accessing needed care because of costs, compared to 39 percent of men, a new Commonwealth Fund study finds.

High barriers to dental care exist for 12 million children
As the nation begins to focus its attention on the prospects of major health care reforms, one important aspect of health must not be overlooked ? access to affordable dental care for children. If left untreated, tooth decay in childhood can lead to lifelong tooth and gum problems, hospitalizations and emergency room visits, delayed physical development and loss of school days.

Low vitamin D level during pregnancy affects baby's dental health
Low maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy may affect primary tooth calcification, leading to enamel defects, which are a risk factor for early-childhood tooth decay.

Oral osteoporosis medicines safe during dental work
Some doctors and dentists had advised patients who take oral osteoporosis medications such as Fosamax and Boniva to postpone dental work, fearing that tooth extractions and other procedures would exacerbate jaw problems purportedly linked to the medication. But the new findings refute the link and suggest the benefits of dentistry likely outweigh the risks for many of these patients.

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