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New Blog: Improving HPV Vaccine Confidence

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity for educators, practitioners and advocates alike to promote awareness of oral and oropharyngeal cancers (OPC) and the importance of regular oral cancer screenings. In the US, human papillomavirus (HPV) is the not only the most common sexually transmitted infection, but it is one of the most di

Live Tweetchat Event: HPV & Oral Cancer

 OHNEP will be hosting a HPV & Oral Cancer Tweetchat on Tuesday April 19 at 3pm EST. This Tweetchat event aims to increase knowledge about the role of oral health in HPV and oral cancer prevention. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity for educators, practitioners and advocates alike to promote awareness of or

New Article: Efficacy of Oral Care Protocols in the Prevention of VAP

A new article from Cureus, Efficacy of Oral Care Protocols in the Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients, compared the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in two groups of critical care patients: one group who followed a complete oral care regimen - toothbrushing, chlorohexidine

Association Between Preventive Dental Care and Healthcare Cost for Enrollees with Diabetes or Coronary Artery Disease: 5-Year Experience

A new article from the March 2022 Issue of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Association Between Preventive Dental Care and Healthcare Cost for Enrollees with Diabetes or Coronary Artery Disease: 5-Year Experience, examines the association between healthcare costs and adherence with preventive dental care protocols am

New Blog! Sweet Salvation: Linking Diabetic Health and Oral Care

Many people are unaware of the connections between oral health and diabetes. People with diabetes who have poor blood sugar control are at higher risk for periodontal disease. Conversely, people with periodontal disease are at risk for impaired glycemic control.

Know Your OQ™: An Exciting Colgate-Palmolive Oral Health Public Health Campaign

The Colgate-Palmolive Company has launched a public health initiative, Know Your OQ™, to empower health professionals and consumers to understand and improve their oral health quotient (OQ).

February is... National Children's Dental Health Month!

Every year, oral health professionals and organizations recognize February as Nati

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