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Posts Tagged ‘biofilm’

Webinar: Predictably Control the High Risk Pathogens that Cause Periodontal Disease

Jim Hyland

  Course Description Drs. Bradley Bale‎/Doneen/Vigerust wrote in the British Medical Journal November 2016 “high risk periodontal pathogens cause heart attacks.” “‎It means PD due to these high-risk microbes must be treated effectively to reduce the risk of ASVD. The definition of PD must include a diagnosis of the specific underlying pathogens causing the PD”.…

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AAOSH Responds to the AP Flossing Report

AAOSH responds to the AP flossing report

A recent report by the Associated Press (AP) calls into question the health benefits of flossing, suggesting that no scientific evidence links flossing to better oral health. Unfortunately, the media coverage of this report has led many people to believe that flossing is not important for oral or overall health. In today’s world we look…

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A Paradigm Shift that will Change Clinical Practice

Polymicrobial Synergy & Dysbiosis

Central to our current understanding of periodontal disease development and progression is the idea that only specific periodontal pathogens cause periodontal disease and that all other bacteria present in the oral cavity are either beneficial or do not contribute to periodontal disease. Other factors that are believed to be necessary for periodontal destruction are that…

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Webinar: Oral-Systemic Clinical Care

Douglas Chase, DDS, FICCMO

Course Description Come join our exploration on how the oral cavity provide a foundation for systemic pathology. Course will discuss the inflammatory Pathophysiology, particularly biofilm, and the new thinking on its impact on the body…not just the teeth. We cover and provide resources, screening techniques, and treatment modalities. We will also touch on Obstructive Sleep…

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Inflammation Testing in Oral-Systemic Healthcare

Inflammation testing is one of the key steps to evaluating underlying systemic problems to help prevent and reduce the impact of inflammatory diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and strokes. Oral inflammation resulting from pathogens in oral biofilm appear to have a direct impact on several important, measurable, and quantifiable tests associated with inflammatory diseases.…

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Oral-systemic health: The time is now!

AAOSH co-founder, past president, and current board member Dr. Dan Sindelar is featured on the June 2014 issue of Dental Economics magazine. In the article, he provides an update on what’s happening in the world of oral-systemic health and how the healthcare world has been affected by the OSH movement. Periodontal disease is now considered…

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Enhancing Periodontal Outcomes Through Nutritional Support

After reviewing the literature, it appears prudent to consider the inclusion of antioxidant rich comprehensive nutritional supplement MINIMALLY to the home care regimen for patients with periodontal symptoms. As oral physicians we have a responsibility to our patients to elevate the standard of care in our offices and educate our patients about the irrefutable benefits…

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Introducing the AAOSH Webinar Series

AAOSH is pleased to announce the AAOSH Webinar Series.  Mark your calendars for March 20 at 7:30 PM Central Time and make sure to reserve your space by registering for this AAOSH Webinar. AAOSH Webinar Series presents a live Webinar by Dr. V. Kim Kutsch, DMD “Dental Caries: The Usual Suspects”.   Join AAOSH for an…

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Oral Health – The 5th Pillar of Wellness

We are now entering a new era of health. Why, when, where and how did the mouth become separate from the rest of the body? The latest research is bringing to light an incontrovertible truth: oral health is an integral part of preventive cardiology, a substantial adjunct to diabetic care, and a major part of…

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Can You Sneeze Heart Disease?

Salivary Transmission of Pathogens In a recent article by Jorgen Slots et al. (2011), the infectious risks of saliva containing pathogenic bacteria is discussed.  Long recognized is the fact that saliva can contain potential pathogens in sufficient quantities to infect other individuals.  The author sites the classic example of serious infection passed through kissing known…

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