Tag Archives: Dentistry

Dentists Warns of Dangers Linked to D.I.Y. Dentistry – NBC 6 South Florida

The popular trend of Do-It-Yourself dentistry is popping up in social media and online videos, but the American Dental Association is warning consumers to steer clear of doing at-home dentistry. The ADA launched a campaign that strongly discourages the practice of D-I-Y orthodontics because of the potential risks to patients. They warn “If teeth are… Read More »

UMMC School of Dentistry accepting applications for Dental Mission Week – WLBT

Dr. Smith said, “lot of decay, a lot of missing teeth. I think the status is that 55% of Mississippians have severe tooth loss, not all tooth loss, but severe enough that it affects their chewing which affects their overall health and there are so many links between oral health now and medical conditions.” "Dentistry|headache"… Read More »

Medicine and Dentistry: Undoing an Illogical 150-Year Divide

It’s no secret that medicine and dentistry have evolved an unnatural professional separation that is helpful to no one and often causes unnecessary suffering on the part of patients. But we’re in a moment—driven by our greater understanding of the links between medical and dental outcomes—where we can further integrate the two fields to better… Read More »