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People with severe gum disease may be twice as likely to have increased blood pressure

Research shows that periodontitis, severe gum disease, is linked to higher blood pressure in otherwise healthy individuals. This study of 500 adults with and without gum disease found that approximately 50% of adults could have undetected hypertension. Promotion of good oral health could help reduce gum disease and the risk of high blood pressure and its complications.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021/Author: ADAA ADAA/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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Codes concerning COVID-19 vaccine administration approved

In reaction to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Code Maintenance Committee accepted and approved the inclusion of eight pandemic-related CDT procedure codes in CDT 2021 during its virtual annual session in March. Other CDT Code actions approved during the meeting will be effective in CDT 2022.
Monday, March 29, 2021/Author: ADAA ADAA/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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Study: Medicaid dental coverage helps enrollees seek new jobs, do better at ones they have

A University of Michigan study suggests that Medicaid’s dental coverage has improved enrollees’ health in ways that have helped them seek a new job or do better at the one they have.
Monday, March 29, 2021/Author: ADAA ADAA/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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ADA webinar tackles PPO processing policies

Two members of the ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs will host a free April webinar centered on one of the most important business decisions a dentist can make: Whether or not to sign a preferred provider organization agreement.
Monday, March 29, 2021/Author: ADAA ADAA/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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Organized dentistry thanks lawmakers for bill calling for CHIP improvements

The Organized Dentistry Coalition is supporting new legislation to improve oral health care for children and low-income pregnant women.
Monday, March 29, 2021/Author: ADAA ADAA/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/
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