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Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?
Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?A new study has discovered a link between the presence of a common periodontal pathogen and difficulty conceiving.
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.
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.
Structo announces partnership with CAD/CAM distributor Techceram Digital Ltd
Structo announces partnership with CAD/CAM distributor Techceram Digital LtdThe partnership will enable both companies to meet the growing demand for high-speed, high-throughput dental 3D printers.
Dentist arrested after allegedly pulling patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard
Dentist arrested after allegedly pulling patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboardAlaska dentist Seth Lookhart is facing 17 counts of fraud and ‘unlawful dental acts.’
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.