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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.
Does early preventive dental care for kids lead to more long-term care?
Does early preventive dental care for kids lead to more long-term care?A new study suggests preventive dental care provided before the age of 2 is associated with a higher rate of dental visits and more frequent tooth decay-related treatment.
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canals
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canalsThe new method of detecting bacteria during root canal treatments could eliminate secondary infections and the need for follow-up visits.
Can estrogen therapy lead to healthier teeth and gums?
Can estrogen therapy lead to healthier teeth and gums?A new study finds links between estrogen therapy and reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women.
Technique: Successful implant case with hybrid bar design
Technique: Successful implant case with hybrid bar designAn up-to-date procedure showing how fabricating a screw retained denture can achieve beautiful results.
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.
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.
The states with the best and worst dental health
The states with the best and worst dental healthA look at the state rankings for the best and worst dental health.