On October 2nd, Tufts Korean American Dental Association (KADA) visited Saint Antoine Daveluy Church, a Korean Catholic church, to provide oral cancer screenings and intra-oral exams.
Researchers found that inflammation associated with active gum disease was predictive of arterial inflammation, which can cause heart attacks, strokes, and other dangerous manifestations of cardiovascular disease. Imaging shows inflammation of the periodontium (left) and atherosclerotic inflammation (right).
ADA supports recognizing dentists as COVID-19 vaccinators by issuing legislative guidance.
Data breaches have emerged as a more significant threat and also a more likely threat than on-site break-ins. They are especially troublesome for dental and medical practices, as the theft of patient information has the