This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Oral Health category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2016-02-21 : Oral Thrush: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments : Information regarding Oral thrush or oral candidiasis, a condition that causes white creamy lesions in the mouth, tongue and cheeks.
2015-01-31 : Orthodontic Care for Patients with Disability : New technologies in orthodontic treatment and caring for special needs patients make a difference for dental patients with disabilities.
2014-10-02 : Improving Oral Health of Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Support for Caregivers : Report on the first large-scale survey to investigate factors influencing at-home oral care provided by caregivers to adults with developmental disabilities.
2013-01-08 : Tonsillectomy Surgery Procedures and Information : Information regarding Tonsillectomy a type of surgery to remove the tonsils and adnoidectomy a surgery to remove the adenoid glands.
2011-12-27 : Dental Checkups - Reasons Not to Skip Oral Exams : Information on the importance of having a regular oral examination at your dentist.
2011-11-10 : TMD Jaw Pain Study Sheds Light on Pain Disorders : New findings about painful jaw problems that plague millions of people worldwide are leading to a better understanding of pain disorders.
2011-07-01 : Dentists Role in Painkiller Abuse : New research and recommendations to help dentists combat rather than contribute to abuse of addictive painkillers.
2011-05-28 : Dental Hygienists Help Provide Free Dental Health Services to Needy : Needy received free health care services including teeth cleaning oral screenings and other procedures provided by licensed dental hygienists dentists and dental assistants.
2011-05-06 : Burning Mouth Syndrome - BMS : BMS affects nearly 5 percent of Americans and causes a constant burning sensation most commonly on the top of the tongue lower lip and roof of the mouth.
2011-04-22 : Oral Health Inequalities in Seniors : Studies about oral health inequalities in older people and low income individuals.
2011-04-18 : Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis an Autoimmune Disease : Chronic ulcerative stomatitis is characterized by painful recurring sores in the mouth.
2011-03-02 : Gum Disease Related to Cancer and Heart Disease : Gum disease should be added to the list of factors that increase your risk of cancer and heart disease.
2011-02-25 : Swallow Fluoride at Your Own Risk : Children who consume recommended fluoride doses have more fluoride damaged teeth and high cavity rates.
2011-02-23 : Oral Health - Breaking Down the Barriers : Challenges and solutions to bringing good oral health to the millions of Americans who lack access to dental care.
2011-02-13 : Osteonecrosis of the Jaw : Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a debilitating bone condition that affects the jaws and occurs as a result of reduced local blood supply to the bone.
2011-02-13 : Plaque Disclosing Tablets Show Plaque That Remains After Brushing : Good oral health requires the removal of dental plaque before it has a chance to progress into tartar.
2011-02-10 : Healthy Teeth and Mouth for Infants : Parents are often surprised to learn their infants can develop tooth decay and cavities soon after their teeth first appear.
2011-02-08 : The Great Tonsil Dilemma : Tonsils are often sent to a pathologist who looks for evidence of serious medical problems like cancer.
2011-02-03 : Periodontal Disease Treatments Help Prevent the Development of Breast Cancer : By preventing the irreversible damage of advanced periodontal disease female patients can also decrease their chances for developing breast cancer.
2011-02-02 : Caring for Teeth and Gums Promotes Heart Health : Taking care of your teeth and gums is an important part of promoting heart health.
2011-01-18 : Healthy Gums May Lead to Healthy Lungs : Maintaining healthy teeth and gums may reduce risk for pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
2010-12-06 : Oral Health is a Priority in Perception, not Practice : Americans place a high value on the importance of oral health yet there is room for improvement when it comes to practicing proper oral hygiene at home.
2010-10-26 : Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Decrease Risk of Gum Disease : Consuming polyunsaturated fatty acids may lower the incidence of gum disease.
2010-10-17 : Good Nutrition Leads to a Healthy Mouth and Body : Good nutrition and healthy eating habits are essential to maintaining optimal oral and overall health.
2010-10-06 : Bay Area House Call Dentists Provide Dental Care to Senior Homes : San Francisco-based group delivers crucial services to patients who can not travel.
2010-10-02 : Tips for Good Oral Health Habits : National Dental Hygiene Month tips to help build good oral hygiene habits.
2010-09-10 : The Connection Between Oral Health and Systemic Diseases : Diabetic patients often suffer from dry mouth which greatly increases their risk of developing periodontal disease.
2010-08-17 : Diseases Connected to Your Teeth : Charles Martin DDS Spotlights Diseases You Had No Idea Were Connected to Your Teeth.
2010-08-07 : TMJ and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) : Information on temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) caused by the misalignment of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ).
2010-07-20 : Are Your Teeth Killing You : Research shows gum disease contributes to systemic problems including heart disease stroke and cancer.
2010-07-07 : 25% of Children in California Never Seen Dentist : 1 in 4 Californian children have never seen a dentist.
2010-07-01 : Mouthwash Kills Oral Pain, Inflammation, and Periodontal Gum Disease Fast : New DeepSea Gold Mouthwash Kills Oral Pain, Inflammation, and Heals Periodontal Gum Disease Fast.
2010-05-12 : Better Dental Care May Help People with Diabetes : Treating serious gum disease in diabetics can help to lower their blood sugar levels.
2010-03-05 : Stress and Teeth Grinding at Night : People stressed by daily problems or trouble at work more likely to grind their teeth at night.
2009-12-14 : 90% of People with Gum Disease at Risk for Diabetes : People who have periodontal gum disease are also at high risk for diabetes.
2009-11-02 : Teeth Grinding Linked to Sleep Apnea : High prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding or bruxism in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
2009-09-09 : Prevent Periodontitis to Reduce Risk of Head and Neck Cancers : Chronic periodontitis gum disease is a risk factor for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
2009-07-19 : Tonsillitis Treatment Causes and Symptoms : Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils and may involve the back of the throat including adenoids and lingual tonsils.
2009-07-19 : How to Get Rid of Bad Breath Naturally : Cutting down or replacing these foods with their alternatives will decrease bad breath dramatically.
2009-07-19 : Sore Throat: Causes Symptoms and Treatment : A sore throat is a disease primarily located in the area around the tonsils it is also known as pharyngitis or tonsillitis.
2009-06-30 : Periodontitis Needs Evaluation for Heart Disease Risk : Patients with moderate to severe periodontitis need evaluation for heart disease risk.
2009-05-25 : Genetic Link Between Periodontitis and Heart Attack : Scientists find shared genetic link between the dental disease periodontitis and heart attack.
2009-04-13 : Geographic Tongue - Red Patches on the Tongue : Article explaining what geographic tongue is and describing steps to curing red patches and white areas on the tongue.
2009-04-13 : Color Changing Strip to Test for Gum Disease : Dentists find simple color changing strip can be quicker easier way to test for gum diseases.
2009-04-11 : Periodontal Disease Tooth Loss and Gum Disease : Periodontal diseases periodontitis and gingivitis are serious infections if untreated they can eventually lead to the loss of teeth.
2009-04-04 : Resolvins may Resolve Periodontal Inflammation and Restore Tissue Health : Resolvins active products of omega-3 fatty acids have the potential to resolve periodontal inflammation and restore the gums to health.
2009-04-04 : Obesity and Periodontal Disease : Association between different measures of obesity and risk of periodontal disease.
2009-04-04 : Oral Health Connected to Overall Health : Scientists report new studies on the connection between oral disease and systemic disease.
2009-03-29 : Canker Sores - Mouth Ulcers : A canker sore or aphthous ulcers are small painful sores that form on the inside of your lips cheeks and even on your tongue.
2009-03-26 : Oral and Gum Health Care : Blotting Technique is the only proven dental hygiene method that actually removes plaque from the mouth.
2009-02-19 : Preventing Throat Infections : Sore throat or pharyngitis is a pharynx inflammation resulting from infection either by a virus or bacteria.
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