Oral Systemic Practice Update

Dental Profession Needs to Build a Stronger Connection Between Oral and General Health

The dental profession needs to build a stronger connection between oral health and general health–not only for individual patients, but also at the community level, according to the special June issue of The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice (JEBDP), the foremost publication of information about evidence-based dental practice, published by Elsevier.

The special issue follows the usual format of JEBDP, comprising expert reviews and analyses of the scientific evidence on specific dental procedures. “Yet the coverage goes beyond a review of specific clinical interventions to broader ones that address prevention on a community basis,” according to an introductory guest editorial by Robert J. Collins, DMD, MPH, of University of Pennsylvania.

To find out more, read the full article – Dental Profession Needs to Build a Stronger Connection Between Oral and General Health.

 
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