A sense of duty to their country is usually the motivation behind a person’s decision to enlist in the US military, especially if they were brought up in a patriotic family. However, even in patriotic families, potential recruits must follow the medical requirements, which is undertaken at the MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) or your… Read More
Does Consumption of Probiotic L. Reuteri-Lozenges Improve Periodontal Health in Navy Sailors?
Research Paper Title Consumption of Lactobacillus reuteri-containing lozenges improves periodontal health in navy sailors at sea: A randomised controlled trial. Background The objective of this trial was to evaluate whether the regular consumption of probiotics may improve the known deterioration of periodontal health in navy sailors during deployments at sea. Methods 72 healthy sailors of… Read More
What is the Prevalence & Severity of Periodontal Disease among Spanish Military Personnel?
Research Paper Title Prevalence and Severity of Periodontal Disease Among Spanish Military Personnel. Background Periodontal disease ranges from simple gums inflammation to major damage to the periodontal tissues, even losing teeth. Severe periodontitis has a world overall prevalence of 11.2%. These are evaluated with periodontal probes and oral epidemiological indices. the aim is to estimate… Read More
Pericoronitis & Greek Military Trainees
Research Paper Title Pericoronitis: A clinical and epidemiological study in greek military recruits. Background This paper presents a statistical analysis of epidemiological, clinical and radiographical characteristics of third molar-related pericoronitis. Methods 650 conscripts of the First Training Division of Conscript Soldiers of 2005 in Greece were recruited for the study. Each conscript was given a… Read More
Teeth And The Surprising Way That They Can Affect Your Military Enlistment
Physically fit, medically healthy, psychologically sound. These are the basic (and obvious) qualities that an aspiring enlistee should have. Then there are other qualities that are not so obvious. So, let us pretend the title has not given the gist of the article away like the plentiful Avengers: Endgame spoilers that are currently rampant. Yes,… Read More
Are Reservists Entitled to Use Military Medical & Dental Care?
“However, one of the most frequent complaints we heard again this year, particularly for those on Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS), was that they did not qualify for military medical and dental care.” (AFPRB, 2018, p.20). Reference AFPRB (Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body). (2018) Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body Forty-Seventh Report 2018. Available from World… Read More
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