News and Views

New features added to the IVR (Interactive Voice Response) phone system
Monday, June 13, 2022 | Posted in Featured Articles

We have added new automated features to make verifying your provider information quick and easy.


Planned dental treatment is an important part of cancer care
Thursday, April 14, 2022 | Posted in Connection Dental Network Provider Newsletter

Planned dental treatment is an important part of cancer care


The importance of effective scaling and root planing
Monday, November 8, 2021 | Posted in Connection Dental Network News

Periodontal diseases are a worldwide public health issue. Undiagnosed, untreated, or inappropriately treated, periodontitis can have devastating effects on oral health, quality of life and overall health. The destructive effects and systemic impacts of periodontitis are the result of inflammation.


Improved oral hygiene care is associated with decreased risk for atrial fibrillation and heart failure
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | Posted in Connection Dental Network News

Poor oral hygiene can cause a short-term presence of bacteria in blood as well as systemic inflammation, two mediators of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. In a 2020 population-based cohort study, the association of oral hygiene care with the previously noted heart conditions was investigated.


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