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Integrated Health Care Justice in Aging Develops Statutory Analysis of an Oral Health Benefit in Medicare

Justice in Aging Develops Statutory Analysis of an Oral Health Benefit in Medicare

The Justice in Aging organization released an issue brief analyzing the current statutory framework for Medicare Part B, the advantages of creating an oral healthcare benefit through existing Part B […]

Integrated Health Care Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Periodontitis is strongly associated with diabetes and is increasingly shown to be associated with other glycemic abnormalities. Vitamin D is postulated to have both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activity. Therefore, our […]

Integrated Health Care Should Primary Care Providers Examine the Mouth?

Should Primary Care Providers Examine the Mouth?

The importance of oral health as a component of comprehensive health has received well-deserved national attention. A healthy and pain-free mouth supports good nutrition and the ability to sleep and […]

Integrated Health Care Medical Educators are Working to Put the Mouth Back in Medicine

Medical Educators are Working to Put the Mouth Back in Medicine

Untreated oral health issues can wreak havoc on health and well-being, yet medical schools have historically taught little about them. Now, some leaders are determined to change that. Oral health […]

Integrated Health Care RWJF Executive Summary on Childhood Obesity

RWJF Executive Summary on Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a major public health problem in the United States. An association between childhood obesity and dental caries, the most prevalent disease of childhood, has been suggested. One […]

Integrated Health Care Dietary Changes to Prevent Childhood Obesity and Consumption of Sugar‐Sweetened Beverages

Dietary Changes to Prevent Childhood Obesity and Consumption of Sugar‐Sweetened Beverages

A scoping review of skills and tools oral health professionals need to engage children and parents in dietary changes to prevent childhood obesity and consumption of sugar‐sweetened beverages Lisa F. […]

Integrated Health Care Epidemiologic Risk Factors for Pediatric Obesity

Epidemiologic Risk Factors for Pediatric Obesity

A scoping review of epidemiologic risk factors for pediatric obesity: Implications for future childhood obesity and dental caries prevention research

Integrated Health Care Addressing Obesity in the Dental Setting

Addressing Obesity in the Dental Setting

Addressing obesity in the dental setting: What can be learned from oral health care professionals’ efforts to screen for medical conditions Barbara L. Greenberg MSc, PhD Michael Glick DMD Mary […]