The Role of Mouthwash in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Gargling with mouthwash may have significant promise in reducing the incidence of periodontitis, as well as in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Additionally, younger patients and those with higher baseline levels of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) experienced a marked reduction in HbA1

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Do denture patients really need antibiotic prophylaxis?

Dentists will likely wish to reconsider the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients with prosthetic joints. The results of a new study challenge recommendations for patients with prosthetic joints undergoing invasive dental procedures. A cohort study assessed the association between late prosthet

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Curcumin is a promising treatment for oral diseases and cancer

With many consumers turning away from traditional oral care products, oral care companies have begun using curcumin as an alternative. Curcumin, derived from the turmeric plant, is a polyphenol with well-studied anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial and neuroprotective properties that help

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Study confirms link between poor oral health and overall health

Patients who self-refer and report poor oral health may experience the same negative systemic health consequences as those already diagnosed with gum disease. Regardless of the number of teeth, patients who visit the dentist infrequently, floss infrequently, and report good or poor oral health may

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The 3D bioprinting revolution in tissue regeneration

Bioprinting and advances in materials are facilitating the creation of collagen structures needed for oral and maxillofacial surgery. Despite the fact that modern methods of treating periodontal diseases offer enough solutions for restoring tooth tissues, they often cannot reproduce the original co

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