At the 52nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADOCR, held concurrently with the 47th Annual Meeting of the CADR at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland from March 15-18, 2023, a study was presented that investigated the association between mental health and oral health both cross-sectionally and longitudinally.
Study Shows Buying Breast Milk Online is Likely to Cause Illness in Infants – More than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained bacteria that can cause illness, and frequently exhibited signs of poor collection, storage or shipping practices.
New CDC Report Includes Autism Findings in New Jersey – New statistics issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders found among 8-year-old children in a sample area of New Jersey is significantly higher than in most other states surveyed.
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.
A diet rich in walnuts and walnut oil may prepare the body to deal better with stress – walnuts can reduce cholesterol and blood pressure. – A diet rich in walnuts and walnut oil (containing polyunsaturated fats) may prepare the body to deal better with stress, also influence blood pressure at rest and under stress.
IDF releases important new guidelines to improve the treatment of diabetes worldwide — Guidelines address pregnancy, self-monitoring blood glucose and oral health. – The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) releases important new guidelines to improve the treatment of diabetes worldwide. The guidelines address pregnancy, self-monitoring blood glucose and oral health.
Healing power of aloe vera proves beneficial for teeth and gums, too – Healing power of aloe vera proves beneficial for teeth and gums, too. Researchers revealed that the aloe vera tooth gel was just as effective, and in some cases more effective, than the commercial brands at controlling cavity-causing organisms.
How to manage erosion caused by everyday beverages – Researchers have warned people to beware of the damage that acidic beverages have on teeth. Yet, for some, the damage and problems associated with drinking sodas, citric juices or certain tea may have already begun to take effect.
Many people are worried about spending money on their important dental treatment due to current economic situation. – 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.
C.S. Mott Children?s Hospital National Poll on Children?s Health finds for children without dental health coverage, over 40% received no regular dental care – 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.