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New device saves loose teeth, jaws damaged by cancer

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Periodontitis is a troublesome infection of the gums. When the infection causes the bone adjacent to teeth to break down, the teeth come loose. Mandibular bone can also be damaged by cancer, infections and accidents.

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New shrinking gel steers tooth tissue formation

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Will we one day soon be able to grow new teeth with this discovery? a bit of pressure from a new shrinking, sponge-like gel is all it takes to turn transplanted unspecialized cells into cells that lay down minerals and begin to form teeth.

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Tooth decay may prohibit growth in children

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Tooth decay may be even worse than originally thought.Sadly, dental caries (cavities) in young children is commonly untreated. In addition to causing damage and loss of teeth, a new study has found that it can stunt a child’s growth.

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Periodontal diseases related to Oral Cancer

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According to a new study by researchers from Case Western Reserve University (Journal of Virology, February 5, 2014), byproducts in the form of small-chain fatty acids from two bacteria prevalent in periodontal disease incite the growth of deadly Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)-related oral lesions and tumors.

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Chocolate Beats Flouride !!

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For a healthy smile brush between meals, floss regularly and eat plenty of chocolate!!!!
Many people suffer from tooth pain and sensitivity caused by thining enamel, gigivitis, or periodontal desease.

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Growing teeth from Urine !!!

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Adults lose teeth due to poor hygiene, aging, disease or accidents. Traditionally, prosthetics are used to replace part or all of a lost tooth. But wouldn’t it be better if we could simply regrow lost or damaged teeth? Approaches using stem cells, while still in their infancy, may eventually do exactly t ...

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Bio Patches for Bone Regeneration

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Researchers at the University of Iowa have created a bio patch to regenerate missing or damaged bone by putting DNA into a nano-sized particle that delivers bone-producing instructions directly into cells.

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Healthy Candy for Our Teeth!!

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Our mouths are a delicate balance of good and bad bacteria. When we clean our teeth, the aim is to knock out cavity-causing bacteria, while allowing beneficial oral bacteria to thrive. Now, researchers have developed a sugar-free candy, which favors the balance to the side ...

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New oral features can be considered unique as a "fingerprint"!!

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As well as being one of the strongest muscles in the human body, the tongue has another interesting quality. Just like unique finger prints, humans also possess a  unique tongue print. Everyone has a unique tongue print, and while it ma ...

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Giomers.. Same as compomers or a new thing?

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Giomers are a relatively new type of restorative material. The name "giomer" is a hybrid of thewords "glass ionomer" and "composite", which pretty well describes what a giomer is claimed to be.

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