Explore the latest in dental medicine, including research on the importance of disorders of the teeth and mouth to systemic health and disease.
This cross-sectional study compares objective with patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures of mouth function and salivary flow after head and neck cancer radiation therapy.
This case report describes a woman in her 50s with type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hypertensive kidney disease who presented with oral lesions with a duration of 1 month and was subsequently diagnosed with necrotizing sialometaplasia.
This cross-sectional study estimates the prevalence of opioid prescriptions from US surgeons and dentists dispensed more than 30 days after writing and evaluates changes as a result of US state laws enacted to shorten the maximum period between opioid prescription writing and dispensing.
This case report describes a woman with a history of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome who presented with a medial canthal mass of the left eye.
This case report describes an oozing, indurated nodule on the right cheek.
This survey study describes the current state of social mission commitment within dental, medical, and nursing schools in the US and examines how social mission engagement and performance compares across school types.
This patient page describes the symptoms and treatment options for tongue tie.
This case report describes a thick black coating toward the medial and proximal parts on the dorsal aspect of the tongue along with hin, elongated, black fibers that gave the appearance of a hairy surface.
This cohort study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to examine the association between changes in Medicaid dental insurance coverage in California between 2009 and 2014 and rates of localized oral cavity cancer diagnoses.
This study evaluates oral health behaviors and caries in children with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This diagnostic study describes the development and validation of models that use clinicopathological data to predict occult nodal metastasis among patients with early oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
This qualitative study describes the social relationships from which mothers obtain child fluoride information and misinformation.
A 32-year-old woman presented with bilateral cheek swelling and mouth pain after the healing of bilateral linear lesions in the mandibular vestibule. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study compares changes in dental care use after implementation of a policy to authorize dental therapists in Minnesota.
This economic evaluation examines the cost-effectiveness of artificial intelligence (AI) assistance in common diagnostic tests in dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology compared with specialist diagnosis without AI assistance.
This cohort study assesses the reintervention, all-cause mortality, and heart failure hospitalization rates for each type of bioprosthetic aortic valve used in Sweden.
This case report describes an otherwise healthy White man in his 60s who presented with right jaw pain, trismus, and facial swelling after receiving dental implants. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort assesses whether there is a temporal association between invasive dental procedures and subsequent later prosthetic joint infection among patients in England.
This cross-sectional study examines the use of community health workers to perform screening of individuals for the presence of oral cancer in India.
This systematic review to support the 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening and interventions to prevent dental caries in children summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening and interventions provided by primary care clinicians to prevent dental caries in children younger than 5 years.
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