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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.
Genes can affect the development of caries
Genes can affect the development of cariesA new study from the University of Zurich shows that genetic defects can affect enamel.
E-cigarettes shown to be detrimental to oral health in new study
E-cigarettes shown to be detrimental to oral health in new studyA new study from Université Laval takes a look at the effects of e-cigarettes on gingival epithelial cells.
Researchers find a link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Researchers find a link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritisResearchers at Johns Hopkins may have found one of the root causes of RA.
New study finds that dental visits can reduce the risk for pneumonia
New study finds that dental visits can reduce the risk for pneumoniaDental cleanings do more than just keep teeth and gums healthy, they can even prevent deadly diseases.
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.