There's no denying Monica Raymund is a fan favorite of NBC's Chicago Fire. Throughout the show's first six seasons and occasional episodes in subsequent seasons, we've gotten to know the depths of Gabriela "Gabby" Dawson, the fierce paramedic turned firefighter who left the firehouse to aid with the Puerto Rico hurricane efforts (via TV Insider).
Whether you simply are looking to add a new cream to your daily skin care routine or find an altogether new way to care for your skin, taking time to figure out what works best for your face is a must. And a perfect place to start is learning how to effectively remove the dirt and grime after a long workday: Cue cold cream.
Patients who are deaf are more likely to have difficulty securing dental appointments than the general population, according to a study that found dental clinics were six times more likely to deny a new patient request for an interpreter-related reason than primary care clinics.
Research from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry and Weil Cornell Medicine suggests older adults with pathogenic gingival bacteria are more likely to have a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease in their cerebrospinal fluid.
A University of Michigan (U-M) study suggests that Medicaid’s dental coverage can improve the oral health of low-income individuals enrolled in the program in ways that help with their work and job searches. Findings from the study, “Beneficiaries’ Perspectives on Improved Oral Health and its Mediators After Medicaid Expansion in Michigan: A Mixed Methods Study,” can help inform policy decisions about the benefits of providing Medicaid dental coverage.
As more people turn to social media for all things trending, oral health professionals should be prepared to remind patients that not all TikTok trends should be followed, especially do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry. Mimicking viral oral health trends may result in long-lasting negative oral health effects for those who try these ill-advised dental treatments at home.
A study led by the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry in the United Kingdom suggests a causal effect between periodontal inflammation and kidney function. The findings may lead to better management of patients with chronic kidney disease, as reducing risk factors of periodontitis could offer systemic benefits.
A school-based caries prevention program involving nearly 7,000 elementary school students reduced caries by more than 50%, according to a study led by New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry researchers
I have watched from afar as friends, neighbors and family members receive their vaccines, and liked all their "Vaccinated" posts on Facebook and Instagram. I've even helped family members schedule their vaccines. But I've done it all a little begrudgingly, because although President Biden announced the US should have enough COVID-19 vaccine for all adults by the end of May, it feels unfair to make parents continue to wait. I believe parents should be prioritized in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
The global burden of oral diseases remains unacceptably high, despite the fact these conditions are largely preventable. One reason is that major inequalities in oral health persist. Furthermore, oral health is still not integrated into global health and development agendas, or recognized as a priority by governments, stakeholders and individuals.
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and American Dental Association (ADA) have partnered for the first time to conduct a study on the prevalence of COVID-19 among United States dental hygienists.
USC recently opened the USC-Lockheed Martin Quantum Computing Center, which houses the world’s first commercial operational quantum processor. USC Dornsife researchers will play a key role in advancing the center’s groundbreaking research.
When American physicist Richard Feynman in 1982 proposed creating a quantum computer that could solve complex problems, the idea was merely a theory scientists believed was far off in the future.
A few decades later, USC Dornsife researc...
COVID Outbreaks in Two Colorado Springs Dental Offices Demonstrate Importance of Practice-Patient Communication
The outbreak of COVID-19 in two Colorado Springs dental offices in late July 2020 shows not only how easily the virus passes from person to person but also demonstrates how dental offices can survive an outbreak by maintaining effective practice-patient communication.
Smoking cigarettes may have been on the decline for a decade, but two trends have become popular with Californians between the ages of 18 and 25: electronic cigarettes and marijuana.
Maintaining good oral care is vital to overall health, as poor oral hygiene can lead to inflammation, which increases a person’s risk for developing diabetes or heart disease.