Archive for November 2016

Oral Health of Seniors Declining

A recent briefing to congress in Washington, DC, titled “Oral Health in an Aging Nation: An Unmet Public Health Challenge”, focused on the importance of oral health in older Americans. Topics covered included the connection between oral health and systemic diseases, the economic and societal impact from the lack of access to services, and the…

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FDA Oral Health Warning about Homeopathic Teething Products

According to the American Dental Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that homeopathic teething products, such as tablets and gels, may pose a risk to infants and children. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession. Homeopathic teething tablets and gels are…

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