Showing how diseases of the mouth connect with diseases of the body is great way to demonstrate to your clients the importance of supporting and increasing dental benefit programs. Check out the latest developments on this topic.
The overall U.S. death rate has increased for the first time in a decade, according to an analysis of the latest data.
The holiday season brings with it a healthy dose of wholesome family fun and without a doubt, food plays a major role this time of year. From leftover sweet treats from Halloween to the desserts enjoyed on Thanksgiving and Christmas, eating meals with family and friends is integral to how we celebrate. But, there's always room for caution in the midst of all the celebrations.
There are a lot of really amazing facts about your teeth and mouth that you may not know, and may not even believe. And while some of these facts may be strange, they’re all aspects of a truly incredible biological system that’s constantly working inside your mouth.
Being able to manage and afford health care is an essential part of life for many Americans. While basic medical coverage has become more available in the United States than ever before, it may not always account for the full scope of care some people may need.
Take dental care, for example. Even with quality health insurance, many people do not have dental insurance included in their plan. In fact, about 114 million Americans have no dental coverage at all. Medicare, likewise, typically doesn’t cover common dental services as part of their standard insurance options.
Are you without dental insurance? If so, is there anything you can do?
A new study maintains that periodontal disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women.