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The “Sunshine Vitamin” and Periodontal Health: A Vitamin D Update

The "Sunshine Vitamin" and Periodontal Health: A Vitamin D Update By: Wendy E. Ward, BArts & Sci (hons), MSc, PhD & Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD OCTOBER 2010 Vitamin D is also known...
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Canadian Academy of Periodontology on lasers in periodontics

The Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP) does not recommend or support the use of lasers in the treatment of periodontal disease. The CAP has adopted this position because long-term comparative clinical studies have not been...
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Oral Health — Good for Life

Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body? Poor oral...
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Dental Procedures

Because dentists believe the best teeth are your own teeth, modern dental offices perform many different dental procedures to make sure you keep your teeth. Your dentist may recommend a treatment or procedure to restore...
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Association between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Disease

The Canadian Dental Association recognizes the impact of systemic diseases, such as diabetes and immunocompromised states on the periodontal tissues. A report on oral health (‘Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General’)...
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