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Emerging antiresorptive medications and their potential implications for dental surgeries (July 2022 Article 3)

JADA July 2022

Background.
The aim of this review was to discuss the current and newly emerging antiresorptive medications and their potential implications for dental surgeries.

Keywords.
Angiogenesis inhibitors; antiangiogenic agents; antiresorptive agents; bisphosphonates; denosumab; dental surgery; medication-related osteonecrosis; monoclonal antibody; osteonecrosis.


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Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on dentists’ workforce confidence and workflow (July 2022 Article 2)

JADA July 2022

Background.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the US economy and workforce, including marked effects on small businesses. Researchers have evaluated workers’ views of financial confidence and advancement, but there has been limited focus on the dental industry.

Keywords.
COVID-19; pandemic; dentistry; financial outlook; Workforce Confidence Index; practice management; business; workflow; personal protective equipment.


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Oral health in America: Implications for dental practice (July 2022 Article 1)

JADA July 2022

Background.
Important, but insufficient, gains have been achieved in access to and delivery of oral health care since the 2000 US surgeon general’s report on oral health in America. Access to care has increased for children and young adults, but considerable work remains to meet the oral health care needs of all people equitably. The National Institutes of Health report, Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, reviews the state of the US oral health care system, achievements made since 2000, and remaining challenges. In this article, the authors highlight key advances and continuing challenges regarding oral health status, access to care and the delivery system, integration of oral and systemic health, financing of oral health care, and the oral health workforce.

Keywords.
Oral Health in America; access; workforce; insurance; integration; dental practice;disparities.


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Factors that affect dentists’ use of antibiotic prophylaxis (June 2022 Article 3)

JADA June 2022

Background.
Little is known about factors that influence dentists’ decision making concerning antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) prescribing. The objective of this study was to determine factors that influence dentists’ AP prescribing habits in patients at risk of developing infective endocarditis and prosthetic joint infections.

Keywords.
Endocarditis; surveys; antibiotic prophylaxis; antibiotics; practice guidelines; prosthetic joint infection; prevention; adverse drug reaction.


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Comparison of orthodontic root resorption of root-filled and vital teeth (June 2022 Article 2)

JADA June 2022

Background.
In this systematic review, the authors aimed to answer the following question: Do vital teeth differ in the level of external root resorption induced by means of orthodontic treatment compared with root-filled teeth?

Keywords.
Orthodontic treatment; root resorption; root canal treatment; nonvital tooth.


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Food insecurity and oral health care experiences during pregnancy: Findings from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (June 2022 Article 1)

JADA June 2022

Background.
Food insecurity has emerged as a salient risk factor for poor oral health in adult populations. A separate area of research also details that both poor oral health and food insecurity during pregnancy can have adverse consequences for maternal and infant well-being. The authors examine the connection between food insecurity and women’s oral health care experiences during pregnancy.

Keywords.
Oral health; pregnancy; food insecurity; Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System; women’s health.


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A longitudinal cohort study of opioid prescriptions associated with nonsurgical dental visits among Oregon and New York state Medicaid beneficiaries, 2014-2016 (May 2022 Article 3)

JADA May 2022

Background.
Studies estimate that approximately one-third of all opioid prescriptions (Rxs) from dentists are associated with nonsurgical dental procedures, which suggests unwarranted opioid use.

Keywords.
Medicaid; opioid prescriptions.


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