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Periodontal disease is more common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new study

The anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPAs) seen in many RA patients, which serve as a diagnostic marker, may have their origin in periodontal disease, researchers said.

2023-04-13T13:34:32+00:00April 13th, 2023|News|

New study looks at factors that influence willingness to attend dental check-ups

Researchers in Japan have found that the patients who are most likely to schedule a dental check-up are those who understand the benefit of check-ups in preventing disease and those who have existing positive oral health behaviours.

2023-03-02T09:52:26+00:00March 2nd, 2023|News|

School dental programme prevents 80% of cavities with one-time, non-invasive treatment

In a study of nearly 3,000 schoolchildren, silver diamine fluoride (SDF) – a liquid that is brushed onto teeth to prevent cavities or keep them from worsening – was as effective against cavities as dental sealants.

2023-03-02T09:52:09+00:00March 2nd, 2023|News|
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