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Canadian Dental Association

The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants, by a dentist, within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year …

Diabetes and Oral Health Problems

Print Page<p><b>Text Size:</b> A A A<p>The more severe form of gum disease is called periodontitis. When you reach this stage, your gums begin to pull away from …

Does ultrasonic dental equipment affect cardiovascular implantable electronic devices?

Ultrasonic dental devices have been in use since the 1950s and are important in the armamentarium of oral health care providers.1 Ultrasonic scaling …

Medical Technology

How Do I Manage a Patient with Aphthous Ulcers?

<b>Aphthous Ulcers</b> (also known as aphthous stomatitis, canker sores)<p>Single or multiple ulcerations of the oral mucosa; usually self-limiting, painful, …

University of Toronto

Managing Patients with Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (NUG)<p>Acute infection of the gingiva characterized by gingival necrosis, bleeding and pain. NUG is diagnosed at the …

University of Manitoba

Managing Discomfort Caused by Teething

Teething<p>Natural physiological phenomenon occurring in children. Problems are mostly in primary dentition.<p>Presentation<p><b>Population</b><p>Children 5 months to …

Inflammation