September 16, 2009
Every year on September 21, Alzheimer’s Disease associations across the globe recognize World Alzheimer’s Day. This year’s theme for World Alzheimer’s Day is ‘Diagnosing Dementia: See It Sooner’.
Across the globe scientists are aiming to establish a link between oral health and Alzheimers. For example, the British Dental Health Foundation received a grant to study the links between memory and oral health.
Other studies have examined a possible connection between dental fillings and Alzheimers.
For additional information on the role of oral health in Alzheimer’s disease, Bibby library has compiled a list of articles , indexed in Pubmed, that pertain to dentistry’s role in diagnosing and caring for these patients.
April 22, 2008
Two more of our journal subscriptions now provide online access.
- Australian Dental Journal
- Special Care in Dentistry
Both of these journals can be accessed by selecting Dentistry E-Journals from the Bibby library website.
Your library account is required for off-site access.
March 14, 2008
According to the American Dental Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has posted a Public Health Notification for health professionals on its Web site regarding possible allergic reactions from denture cleansers.
March 7, 2008
The Cochrane Oral Health Group has published a new review “Full-mouth disinfection for the treatment of adult chronic periodontitis”. The objective of the review was to evaluate the effectiveness of full-mouth disinfection or full-mouth scaling compared to conventional quadrant scaling for periodontitis.
Read the abstract here.
February 14, 2008
The following is a list of Geriatric Dentistry books available at Bibby Library:
Clinician’s guide to oral health in geriatric patients / Ship, J/ Mohammad, AR editors. WU 490 C6414 1999
Gerodontology / edited by Ian Barnes and Angus Walls. WU 490 G377 1994
Dental care for the elderly / editors, Bertram Cohen, Hamish Thomson. WU 490 D4141 1986
Geriatric dentistry : a textbook of oral gerontology / Holm-Pedersen, P & Löe, H. WU 490 G369 1986
Oral health and aging : an interdisciplinary approach to geriatric dentistry. Tryon, AF WU 490 O632 1996
Dental treatment of the elderly / Bates, Adams and Stafford. WU 490 B329d 1984
The following journals pertaining to Geriatric Dentistry are available at Bibby Library:
The following are a list of websites pertaining to Geriatric Dentistry:
Are there others? Please comment below.
November 5, 2007
The November ADA Community Brief contains information and resources to help dental professionals address the needs of their geriatric populations. Read more here….