Dental Notes

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  • #124… Tooth sealants: are they safe?; Tooth sealants: do they work?. 
  • #123… Dental materials and burning mouth syndrome; Hemodialysis and oral health; Maternal oral health can affect fetuses and newborns.
  • #122… Neurological damage from denture creams; Pediatricians and child oral health.
  • #121… Allergen in denture base resin; Update: Jaw bone health; Congress eyes dental amalgam mercury waste.
  • #120… FDA agrees to classify dental amalgam; Dental material safety.
  • #119... Toxic dental materials; Flossing: just do it.
  • #118... Important news about osteoporosis drugs and jawbone health; Using dental x-rays to assess osteoporosis status; Dentures and chewing.
  • #117... Composite ('white') filling durability; Toxic materials leached from dental composite materials; Reducing cellular toxicity of dental composite materials; Latex gloves and dental chemicals; Post surgical metal hypersensitivity.
  • #116... Nickel leaches from orthodontic appliances; Tissue reactions to root canal sealers; Dental materials and occupational asthma; Prominent dentist warns of ethical lapses in dentistry.
  • #115... Removing plasticizers from acrylic removable orthodontic appliances; Braces and latex allergy; Body count: Brain abscess caused by tooth infection; American Dental Association: No concern about bisphenol-A (BPA) in dental materials; Using dental x-rays to screen for osteoporosis.
  • #114… Dental materials and tooth enamel wear; Effects of resin cements and adhesives on tooth pulp; Oral health and bone density. 
  • #113… Dental materials and oral bacteria; Dental materials and oral cell death; Denture materials and oral tissues; Biocompatibility of three bonding agents; Dental resins and oral cell health; Genetic toxicity of dental bonding agents.
  • #112… Jaw osteonecrosis: Holistic treatment under fire.
  • #111… Allergens in dentures; Dental sealants and Bisphenol A; Reactions to disinfectants in impression materials; All-ceramic crowns and oral health.
  • #110… Oral cancer? Or oral irritation?; Bisphosphonate drugs linked to bone death.
  • #109… Adverse effects of dental materials – liners; Burning mouth caused by fish toxin; Occupational exposure to acid mists affects oral health.
  • #108… Does replacing dental fillings improve symptoms?; Severe allergic reaction to dental anesthetic gel; Dental equipment discharges lubricant. 
  • #107… Compound in consumer goods and dental materials may adversely affect the brain(see home health); Formaldehyde exposure fro dental materials – polyoxymethylene (POM); Oral care products and inflammation of the lips; Alternative dental metal; Alternative denture material – urethane composite; Alternative denture material – nylon.
  • #106… Fixed orthodontic appliances and Candida; New dental amalgam report; Understanding mouth and face pain; Misdiagnosis of mouth and face pain leads to incorrect treatment.
  • #105… Large study of amalgam reveals limited effects; New method to measure mercury exposure; Tooth bleaching may harm fillings; Replacing missing teeth: fixed partial denture or dental implant?
  • #104... Oral tissue supports stomach ulcer bacteria; Adverse reactions to dental materials in the U.K.; Fruit and tooth decay; Diagnosing oral-facial pain.
  • #103... Severe allergy to dental anesthetic; Recognition and reporting of reactions to dental materials; Chemicals leach from resin temporary dental fillings; Adverse Reactions to dental materials: symptoms and treatments.
  • #102... Misdiagnosis of mouth and face pain; Dental panorama X-rays and carotid artery health; Tooth decay and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Denture lining materials and Candida albicans; New infection control guidelines for dental care facilities.
  • #101... Dental decay and Candida albicans; EPA chooses not to intervene in dental amalgam use; Mercury in dental wastewater; Dental panorama X-rays and osteoporosis.
  • #100... Dental amalgam and neurological effects; Dental materials and kids; Gum Disease and cardiovascular disease: C-reactive protein; Gum Disease and cardiovascular disease: literature review and meta-analysis.
  • #99... Total joint replacement and antibiotics; Preventing painful mouth conditions in radiation patients; Is it dental pain or a rare type of headache?; Oral health and dentures.
  • #98... Latex allergy and local anesthetics; Latex allergy and dental gutta-percha; Formaldehyde allergy and dental materials; Calcium and vitamin D slow tooth loss in the elderly;Getting the most out of dental x-rays
  • #97... NIH studies effects of amalgam on children; Teething "symptoms"; Root canal review; Baby tooth decay predicts permanent tooth decay; Effects on teeth of oral appliances used for sleep apnea; Sleep apnea: Comparing oral appliances with CPAP.
  • #96... Dental materials: trend is toward non-amalgam; Antibiotics and invasive dental procedures; Dental alloys: a review; Biocmpatibility of dental materials; Nutrition and oral cancel.
  • #95... Dental material allergy testing; TMJ: Jaw pain therapy; Cell damage and dental materials; Dental material allergy
  • #94... "Problem" dental patients; Oral appliance for children's sleep apnea; Problems with dental devices.
  • #93... Important article about asthma and dentistry may help patients with MCS, too; Non-latex glove, dental dam recommendations.
  • #91... The importance of childhood dental care; Heart disease and low-grade periodontal inflammation; Non-antibiotic effects of antibiotics: tetracyclines inhibit inflammatory enzymes; Tooth grinding and health; Heart disease and periodontal disease.
  • #90... Leaching from dental materials; Composite fillings compared with amalgam; Anitfungal drugs and dentistry.