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Highly Potent New Strands Of Marijuana Pose Serious Health Risks

Marijuana’s reputation as a “safe” drug has recently come into question, as medical professionals across the United States report an increasing number of patients seeking emergency treatment for marijuana related issues.  Read on to learn about the root causes of these problems, and what can be done to avoid them.   Marijuana’s Mainstream Acceptance May …

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Oral Health’s Crucial Role In Preventing Serious Disease

Dental practitioners have been warning patients about the risks that come with poor oral healthcare for years.  Fortunately, the medical community at large has taken notice.  New studies show that bacterias in the mouth can make the body more susceptible to serious diseases including Covid-19.  Read on to learn about these new discoveries and their …

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Why General Practitioners Should Regularly Conduct Oral Exams

Countless studies have revealed the importance of oral health in regards to overall wellbeing.  And yet, most general practitioners neglect their patients’ mouths during routine check-ups.  In the following article, we will detail how patients and practitioners alike could benefit from an increased emphasis on oral health care.   The Benefits of General Practitioners Studying …

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The Link Between Periodontal Diseases and Chronic Illness

Researchers have found that patients suffering from periodontal diseases are significantly more likely to experience serious physical and mental illness¹.  Read on to learn how improved education and communication can play a vital role in reducing patients’ risks.    How Do Periodontal Diseases Affect Patients?  Periodontal diseases, such as gingivitis and periodontitis, have long been …

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Role of a Dentist in Controlling Oral Manifestations:

Role of a Dental Hygienist in Controlling Oral Manifestations

What is the role of a dental hygienist in controlling oral manifestations? Gastroesophageal reflux disease involves reflux of acidic gastric contents into the esophagus, most commonly due to the defect of the lower esophageal sphincter. This produces the familiar sensation of heartburn. It is one of the most common diseases worldwide and adversely affects the …

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Cannabis as a Neuropsychiatric Treatment

Although the medicinal properties of cannabis have been championed for quite some time(Russo), the investigation into its potential neuropsychiatric applications truly started in the 1990s following the discovery of the cannabinoid system in the brain(Iversen). This led to new ideas and possibilities that cannabis could probably have a great therapeutic role in regulating dopamine(“Dopamine (Rx)”; …

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