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from MNTdentistry - 15 Dec 14
It is time medical and dental interests combined to combat a rise in tooth decay and oral diseasein Australians, says the author of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
from MNTdentistry - 03 Dec 14
The findings have major implications for public dental health resources and costs for patients.
from MNTdentistry - 25 Nov 14
The research found that incisor teeth grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby's development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester.
from MNTdentistry - 22 Nov 14
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a special themed issue of the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) centered on novel dental biomaterials and...
from MNTdentistry - 20 Nov 14
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with a serious heart infection alongside a large fall in the prescribing of antibiotic...
from MNTdentistry - 17 Nov 14
A new study examining oral microbiota finds that when couples kiss intimately at high frequencies, their salivary microbiota become similar.
from MNTdentistry - 14 Nov 14
In a study of blacks with normal kidney function, those with severe periodontal disease developed chronic kidney disease (CKD) at 4 times the rate of those without severe periodontal disease.
A Siamese-mix cat named Darryl is recuperating well after receiving a metal prosthesis to correct a palate injury in his mouth, thanks to a unique collaborative dental procedure performed Oct.
from MNTdentistry - 12 Nov 14
Salivary mucins do more than just provide a physical barrier against bacteria that cause cavities - they keep them in suspension and stop them forming biofilms on teeth.
from MNTdentistry - 06 Nov 14
Dental visits represent an opportunity to identify and help patients quit smoking, yet dental settings remain an untapped venue for treatment of tobacco dependence.
from MNTdentistry - 02 Nov 14
UCLA research could lead to a simple saliva test capable of diagnosing - at an early stage - diabetes and cancer, and perhaps neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases.
from MNTdentistry - 29 Oct 14
Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. While oral hygiene and dietary choices promote tooth decay, genetics are also a factor in cavity formation.
from MNTdentistry - 28 Oct 14
The Roman-British population from c. 200-400 AD appears to have had far less gum disease than we have today, according to a study of skulls at the Natural History Museum led by a King's College...
A survey published this year found that over 50% of final year veterinary students in the UK do not feel confident either in discussing orodental problems with clients or in performing a detailed...
from MNTdentistry - 26 Oct 14
New research shows vulnerable patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly less risk for developing a lower respiratory tract...
A painful inflamed lesion on the oral mucosa, which often seems to be burning at the periphery: every third individual has at one point had such a lesion - an aphthous ulcer.
from MNTdentistry - 23 Oct 14
Journal of Dental Research publishes a paper directed by Salvatore Sauro, Professor at University CEU Cardenal Herrera in Spain, in collaboration with international researchers from Finland...
from MNTdentistry - 15 Oct 14
Poor oral health affecting athletes' general health and performance shows 'no signs of improvement' and must be remedied, say a group of UCL-led health experts and sporting bodies.
from MNTdentistry - 10 Oct 14
A total 12 million Germans suffer from periodontitis. If the inflammation remains untreated, this could lead to tooth loss.
from MNTdentistry - 09 Oct 14
Poor oral health and hygiene are increasingly recognized as major risk factors for pneumonia among the elderly.
from MNTdentistry - 03 Oct 14
Despite a policy focus on expanding access to care for adults with developmental disabilities, this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental disease.
from MNTdentistry - 30 Sep 14
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled "Global Burden of Periodontitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression.
from MNTdentistry - 19 Sep 14
Oral diseases can be prevented or improved with regular dental visits. The objective of this study was to assess and compare national estimates on self-reported oral health conditions and dental...
from MNTdentistry - 17 Sep 14
Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile more: A study by University of Florida researchers shows that a Medicaid policy change in Florida and Texas that reimburses...
from MNTdentistry - 16 Sep 14
A study claims the WHO recommendation of a maximum of 10% total daily calories from free sugar should be halved to 5%, with 3% as a target, to tackle rising rates of tooth decay.