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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.
from MNTdentistry - 12 Sep 14
Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and...
An accurate implant impression is necessary to generate an accurate cast, which is the milestone for the fabrication of a precisely fitting prosthesis.
from MNTdentistry - 25 Aug 14
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled "Projections of U.S. Edentulism Prevalence Following Five Decades of Decline.
from MNTdentistry - 18 Aug 14
Many seniors in Canada have poor oral health, and we need to start the conversation about how to improve access to dental care for this vulnerable group, argues an editorial published in CMAJ...
from MNTdentistry - 08 Aug 14
Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is 'unacceptably inconsistent', finds new UCL research.
from MNTdentistry - 31 Jul 14
Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers (HCPs), according to a study from Ohio State University.
from MNTdentistry - 30 Jul 14
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that stem cells inside the soft tissues of the tooth come from an unexpected source, namely nerves.
from MNTdentistry - 17 Jul 14
More than 80 per cent of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which could help reduce the spread of the HIV according to a groundbreaking study revealed...
from MNTdentistry - 02 Jul 14
Pioneering techniques aiming to grow new teeth from a patient's own stem cells will be on display at the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition which opens to the public on 1 July 2014.
from MNTdentistry - 30 Jun 14
It is important that the effect of sugar intake on tooth decay is considered alongside obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease as a major public health challenge, according to the Faculty of...
A simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease, according to a first of its kind study among Aboriginal...
from MNTdentistry - 25 Jun 14
Scientists have applied a new technique to comprehensively analyze the human oral microbiome - providing greater knowledge of the diversity of the bacteria in the mouth.
from MNTdentistry - 24 Jun 14
As dental hygienists prepare to take increased responsibilities, Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice provides critical updatesWith opportunities to take increased responsibility for...
from MNTdentistry - 15 Jun 14
The Journal of Medical Imaging (JMI) has launched, with freely accessible articles on new research on earlier and more accurate diagnosis and monitoring of cancer and other diseases, image quality...
from MNTdentistry - 14 Jun 14
The human body is comprised of roughly 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells.
from MNTdentistry - 13 Jun 14
Many people delay and even skip visits to the dentist due to anxiety and fear.
from MNTdentistry - 09 Jun 14
Scientists in Taiwan have found that intravenous injections of stem cells derived from human exfoliated deciduous tooth pulp (SHED) have a protective effect against brain damage from heat stroke in...
from MNTdentistry - 02 Jun 14
A survey of dentists in Massachusetts suggests that their confidence in treating patients with scleroderma may be related to their familiarity with the autoimmune disease.
from MNTdentistry - 29 May 14
Non-invasive lasers are set to transform dental treatment as a study showing how they can coax stem cells to regenerate tooth tissue lays the foundation for a host of applications.
from MNTdentistry - 27 May 14
The human mouth is a complex habitat for hundreds of microbes. Drugs tackling these bacteria are prone to side effects, so scientists are now investigating natural remedies.
from MNTdentistry - 20 May 14
A University of Florida study shows that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease - a discovery that could change the way heart disease is diagnosed and treated.
from MNTdentistry - 07 May 14
Less than one per cent of healthy urban children surveyed in Toronto had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and less than two per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months.
from MNTdentistry - 06 May 14
When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child's risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store.