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Promising new target for gum disease treatment identified

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If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you’re not alone. Many adults in the world currently have some form of the disease. Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and ...

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Brain tumors linked to frequent dental X-rays!!

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Several small studies have suggested a link between cumulative dental X-ray exposures and meningiomas, but the findings were inconclusive. In the newly published study -- the largest ever to examine the question -- by the Yale School of Public Hea ...

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Stem cells from teeth can make brain-like cells

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Researchers in The University of Adelaide brought a new hope for stroke patients since they have discovered that stem cells taken from teeth can grow to resemble brain cells, suggesting they could one day be used in the brain as a therapy for stroke

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Low Vitamin D Levels During Pregnancy May Increase Toddler's Cavity Risk

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Many of the health problems that crop up in life have their origin in the very beginning — when the person was in the mother’s womb. It turns out that it applies to even cavities and gum problems.  Women's low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are linked to a higher risk of cavities in the te ...

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Faster Dental treatment with a new faster material

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A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier.
In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be ...

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Novel antibacterial orthodontic bracket cement

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Good news for orthodontic patients and orthodontist, in March 25, 2014 -- Maryland researchers have developed a novel antibacterial orthodontic bracket cement, which was presented at the recent American Association for Dental Research (AADR) meeting. And this will help  decreasing  the deminerali ...

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Osteoporosis Drugs Appear to Impede Cell Membrane Repair

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Apr. 14, 2014 published by Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University — A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell's ability to repair a protective outer membrane that helps determine what enters and exits, researchers report.

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No more Time is needed for Implant Loading with OsseoPulse System

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Implant stability may be affected by initial resorption of bone at the implant surface. This may dictate the timing of implant loading. Since the discovery of osseointegration, scientists and clinicians have been investigating methods to enhance osseointegration by improving implant characteristics and enh ...

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Removing infected teeth before Heart surgery is not always wise

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Currently, removing abscessed or infected teeth before heart surgery is standard practice, as it decreases infection and inflammation risks during and after the procedure. The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association classify dental extraction as a minor procedure with a less than 1 pe ...

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Genetic Techniques is playing a role in Dentistry Future

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A visit to the dentist could one day require a detailed look at how genes in a patient's body are being switched on or off, as well as examining their pearly whites, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.

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