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Which type of sedative is best for pediatric dental procedures?
Which type of sedative is best for pediatric dental procedures?Researchers at The Ohio State University have found that oral midazolam may reduce anxiety and uncooperative behavior in children during dental procedures.
Can root canal treatment be improved with prefabricated blood vessels?
Can root canal treatment be improved with prefabricated blood vessels?Researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University have developed a technique to engineer new blood vessels for patients requiring endodontic treatment.
Study finds cannabis increases risk of gum disease
Study finds cannabis increases risk of gum diseaseResearchers at Columbia University have discovered a link between periodontal disease and habitual marijuana use.
Study finds human teeth evolved from same genes as pufferfish
Study finds human teeth evolved from same genes as pufferfishResearchers discovered that pufferfish use the same stem cells for tooth regeneration as humans.
Extract of popular fruit could extend life of fillings
Extract of popular fruit could extend life of fillingsResearchers have discovered a new benefit of grape-seed extract.
Study finds link between severe gum disease and higher mortality rate in cirrhosis patients
Study finds link between severe gum disease and higher mortality rate in cirrhosis patientsThe results of the study were presented at The International Liver Congress in Amsterdam.
New discovery could reduce the dental implant failure rate
New discovery could reduce the dental implant failure rateScientists have developed a new nanocoating that’s designed to reduce the risk of dental implant failure.
Will humans one day be able to regrow teeth?
Will humans one day be able to regrow teeth?New research takes a closer look at bioengineered tooth restoration.
Study finds obstructive sleep apnea causes complications in dental implants
Study finds obstructive sleep apnea causes complications in dental implantsThe study examined the relationship between OSA and damage to implant-borne prostheses.
Study finds relationship between oral health and diet transitions
Study finds relationship between oral health and diet transitionsA new study on oral health of the Hadza, the last hunter-gatherers in Africa, challenges long-held conventional wisdom about diet and oral health.