Oral Health: Mouth, Throat and Neck Medical Conditions Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-12
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Oral Health and Hygiene category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Oral Health and Hygiene Publications - (51 Articles)
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.
Publish Date: 2016-02-21 - Updated: 2018-03-16
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.
Publish Date: 2015-01-31 - Updated: 2021-09-10
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.
Publish Date: 2014-10-02 - Updated: 2014-11-28
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.
Publish Date: 2013-01-08 - Updated: 2018-05-28
Dental Checkups: Why Not to Skip Oral Exams
Information on the importance of having a regular oral examination at your dentist.
Publish Date: 2011-12-27 - Updated: 2021-11-08
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.
Publish Date: 2011-11-10 - Updated: 2018-01-26
Dentists Role in Painkiller Abuse
New research and recommendations to help dentists combat rather than contribute to abuse of addictive painkillers.
Publish Date: 2011-07-01
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.
Publish Date: 2011-05-28
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) affects nearly 5 percent of Americans and causes a constant burning sensation, most commonly the top of the tongue lower lip and roof of the mouth.
Publish Date: 2011-05-06 - Updated: 2022-04-16
Oral Health Inequalities in Seniors
Studies about oral health inequalities in older people and low income individuals.
Publish Date: 2011-04-22
Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis an Autoimmune Disease
Study findings support the classification of chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) as a new autoimmune disease.
Publish Date: 2011-04-18 - Updated: 2022-04-19
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.
Publish Date: 2011-03-02
Swallow Fluoride at Your Own Risk
Children who consume recommended fluoride doses have more fluoride damaged teeth and high cavity rates.
Publish Date: 2011-02-25
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-23 - Updated: 2016-06-13
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.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-13 - Updated: 2013-06-16
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-10
Is Analysis of Pediatric Tonsillectomy Specimens Cost Effective
A study suggests a routine analysis of pediatric tonsillectomy specimens perhaps not be worth the costs involved.
Publish Date: 2011-02-08 - Updated: 2022-06-10
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-03
Caring for Teeth and Gums Promotes Heart Health
Taking care of your teeth and gums is an important part of promoting heart health.
Publish Date: 2011-02-02
Healthy Gums May Lead to Healthy Lungs
Maintaining healthy teeth and gums may reduce risk for pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Publish Date: 2011-01-18
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.
Publish Date: 2010-12-06
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Decrease Risk of Gum Disease
Consuming polyunsaturated fatty acids may lower the incidence of gum disease.
Publish Date: 2010-10-26
Good Nutrition Leads to a Healthy Mouth and Body
Good nutrition and healthy eating habits are essential to maintaining optimal oral and overall health.
Publish Date: 2010-10-17
Bay Area House Call Dentists Provide Dental Care to Senior Homes
San Francisco-based group delivers crucial services to patients who can not travel.
Publish Date: 2010-10-06
Tips for Good Oral Health Habits
National Dental Hygiene Month tips to help build good oral hygiene habits.
Publish Date: 2010-10-02
The Connection Between Oral Health and Systemic Diseases
Diabetic patients often suffer from dry mouth which greatly increases their risk of developing periodontal disease.
Publish Date: 2010-09-10
Diseases Connected to Your Teeth
Charles Martin DDS Spotlights Diseases You Had No Idea Were Connected to Your Teeth.
Publish Date: 2010-08-17
TMJ and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)
Information on temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) caused by the misalignment of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ).
Publish Date: 2010-08-07 - Updated: 2021-08-19
Are Your Teeth Killing You
Research shows gum disease contributes to systemic problems including heart disease stroke and cancer.
Publish Date: 2010-07-20
25% of Children in California Never Seen Dentist
1 in 4 Californian children have never seen a dentist.
Publish Date: 2010-07-07
Mouthwash Kills Oral Pain, Inflammation, and Periodontal Gum Disease Fast
New DeepSea Gold Mouthwash Kills Oral Pain, Inflammation, and Heals Periodontal Gum Disease Fast.
Publish Date: 2010-07-01
Better Dental Care May Help People with Diabetes
Treating serious gum disease in diabetics can help to lower their blood sugar levels.
Publish Date: 2010-05-12
Stress and Teeth Grinding at Night
People stressed by daily problems or trouble at work more likely to grind their teeth at night.
Publish Date: 2010-03-05 - Updated: 2010-07-03
90% of People with Gum Disease at Risk for Diabetes
People who have periodontal gum disease are also at high risk for diabetes.
Publish Date: 2009-12-14 - Updated: 2013-06-11
Teeth Grinding Linked to Sleep Apnea
High prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding or bruxism in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Publish Date: 2009-11-02 - Updated: 2010-07-03
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.
Publish Date: 2009-09-09
Tonsillitis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils and may involve the back of the throat including adenoids and lingual tonsils.
Publish Date: 2009-07-19 - Updated: 2021-06-12
How to Get Rid of Bad Breath Naturally
Ways and remedies to get rid of halitosis, or bad breath smell, the result of action taken by bacteria that live in your mouth, tongue, and tonsils.
Publish Date: 2009-07-19 - Updated: 2019-01-20
Sore Throat: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
A sore throat is a disease primarily located in the area around the tonsils it is also known as pharyngitis or tonsillitis.
Publish Date: 2009-07-19 - Updated: 2021-06-12
Periodontitis Needs Evaluation for Heart Disease Risk
Patients with moderate to severe periodontitis need evaluation for heart disease risk.
Publish Date: 2009-06-30 - Updated: 2018-03-16
Genetic Link Between Periodontitis and Heart Attack
Scientists find shared genetic link between the dental disease periodontitis and heart attack.
Publish Date: 2009-05-25
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-13 - Updated: 2015-01-23
Color Changing Strip to Test for Gum Disease
Dentists find simple color changing strip can be quicker easier way to test for gum diseases.
Publish Date: 2009-04-13
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-11 - Updated: 2017-02-02
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-04
Obesity and Periodontal Disease
Association between different measures of obesity and risk of periodontal disease.
Publish Date: 2009-04-04 - Updated: 2010-10-11
Oral Health Connected to Overall Health
Scientists report new studies on the connection between oral disease and systemic disease.
Publish Date: 2009-04-04
Canker Sores or 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.
Publish Date: 2009-03-29 - Updated: 2018-10-11
Oral and Gum Health Care
Blotting Technique is the only proven dental hygiene method that actually removes plaque from the mouth.
Publish Date: 2009-03-26 - Updated: 2013-06-16
Preventing Throat Infections
Sore throat or pharyngitis is a pharynx inflammation resulting from infection either by a virus or bacteria.
Publish Date: 2009-02-19 - Updated: 2009-07-19
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