News & Resources
Listed below are videos, articles and other useful resources aimed to provide knowledge about maintaining good dental health and the various breakthroughs in the dental industry.
Dr. Licking - Ozone Therapy - Bio
Click on the video to the left to view an interview with Dr. John Licking about the latest in Ozone Therapy for dentistry conducted by Randy Alvarez (The Health and Wellness Hour).
Click on the video to the left to view the second section of Randy Alvarez's (The Health and Wellness Hour) interview with Dr. Licking regarding Ozone Therapy in the dental office.
Dental Industry News
Tooth Scaling May Lower Heart Risk While Gum Disease Predicts Type Of Risk
November 15, 2011 2:00 AM
Two new studies give further insights into the links between mouth hygiene, gum disease and cardiovascular events...
Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke May Be Decreased By Professional Dental Cleanings
November 15, 2011 12:00 AM
Professional tooth scaling was associated with fewer heart attacks and strokes in a study (Abstract 17704) from Taiwan presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011...
Health Of Gums Improves With Weight Loss
November 11, 2011 12:00 AM
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers found the human body is better at fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, disappear. Findings come from a pilot study of 31 obese people with gum disease. Half of the group with an average body mass index (BMI) of 39 had gastric bypass surgery and had fat cells from the abdomen removed...
Mathematics Provides Better Attachment For Dental Crowns
November 8, 2011 12:00 AM
Dental treatment involving crown replacements costs the Swedish tax payers hundreds of millions SEK each year. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are developing a new method for determining exactly how to optimally prepare a tooth to place a crown on it...
Obesity Link To Periodontitis
November 2, 2011 2:00 AM
In a study titled "MicroRNA Modulation in Obesity and Periodontitis," lead author Romina Perri, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Oral Health Institute, conducted a pilot investigation to determine whether obesity or periodontal disease modified microRNA expression and whether there was any potential interaction between obesity and periodontitis that could invol...
Teeth Crowded In Seniors
November 1, 2011 2:00 AM
The size of our jaws decreases with age. This is shown in a unique study from the Faculty of Dentistry at MalmÃ¶ University that followed a cohort of dentists throughout their adult lives. The unique study started in 1949. Plaster molds were made of the jaws of dental students, who were then in their twenties...