Sometimes new science and discoveries come along to rewrite the job description for an industry or profession. Think of the Internet and its redefinition of the community library, for example.
A similar situation may well be emerging in hygiene– er, let’s call it oral healthcare for reasons given below.
Recently, the bidirectional linkage between oral health and cognitive decline has heated up. If your patients haven’t already asked you about it, read this article.Read More
Several intervention studies now show that a dental cleaning below the gum line leads to improved glycemic control (HbA1C) in Type 2 diabetics for up to 6 months. There are about 3 million Type 2 diabetics in Canada and another 5 million who are pre-diabetic. It is an expensive chronic disease largely driven by age…Read More