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Study finds that certain type of children respond better to laughing gas
Study finds that certain type of children respond better to laughing gasIf a dentist could predict how a child is likely to respond to the usage of laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, the visit is more likely to be free of anxiety and fear.
Henry Schein and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity honor Washington DC dentists who provide free oral care to Holocaust survivors
Henry Schein and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity honor Washington DC dentists who provide free oral care to Holocaust survivorsThe Washington, DC, chapter of AO was honored for their participation in the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissues
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissuesA new study from the University of Bristol claims to have found the mechanism by which a certain oral bacterium clings to heart tissues.
New coating could make dental implants better than ever
New coating could make dental implants better than everA team of researchers out of UPV/EHU-University of Basque Country have developed a coating for implants that could help stop infections.
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?A team of researchers at King’s College London have found evidence that tooth pulp can be naturally healed with the help of an Alzheimer’s drug.
Why the beach might be the best place to open a new practice
Why the beach might be the best place to open a new practiceWe take a look at a University of Buffalo study on the effects of scuba diving on oral health.
Good news for dentists: Americans want to see you more
Good news for dentists: Americans want to see you moreA new survey finds over 40 percent of U.S. adults say they don't go to the dentist as often as they'd like compared to other health practitioners
Aussie man a hero even without a great smile
Aussie man a hero even without a great smileAfter car crash and funny TV interview, Australian media focus on this man's missing teeth. Everyone knows a great smile helps with both appearance and with how you are perceived by most people. Shiny, functioning teeth can also help with self-esteem and quality of life. But the opposite is also true. Someone missing teeth might be perceived as unhappy or troubled, but that may not always be the case.
This may be the saddest Cubs fan in the world
This may be the saddest Cubs fan in the worldA teenager is willing to put his body on the line after a Cubs victory.
How the mainstream media is crippling oral health
How the mainstream media is crippling oral healthThe media's unsubstantiated coverage of medical and scientific issues could be dangerous to the general public's health.