What Is The Role Of Gingival Blood Glucose In Prediction Of Diabetes ?Gingival blood glucose was tested for its glucose content in patients reporting to an OPD. It was found that 40% of the patients who tested positive for the preliminary glucose test were actually having diabetes, when confirmed by other confirmatory lab diagnostic procedures.
What Gives Better Results - Microscope Or Magnifying Loupes ?A 4 year retrospective study undertaken by Massimo revealed that the final outcomes of surgeries done under the magnification of a microscope or a magnifying loupe is same. The final result of both the type of magnification yields similar post operative results.
New Effective Treatment For Herpes LabialisIn vivo studies have confirmed the effectiveness of a new drug combination for the treatment of herpes labialis. Combining monocaprin with low doses of doxycycline has been proven to treat the herpes labialis infection, with much shorter recovery time. It is noteworthy that both the prodromal and active cases respond well to this new combination