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Study: Can a Homing Beacon for Immune Cells Help Treat Gum Disease?
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Study: Can a Homing Beacon for Immune Cells Help Treat Gum Disease?

According to a new animal study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, the red, swollen and painful gums and bone destruction of periodontal...

| 7 years ago
Study: Does Oral Bacteria Create a 'Fingerprint' in Your Mouth?
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Study: Does Oral Bacteria Create a 'Fingerprint' in Your Mouth?

According to a recent news release by Ohio State University, the bacteria in the human mouth – particularly those nestled under the gums – are...

| 7 years ago
Research: Improving the Performance of Titanium Implants
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Research: Improving the Performance of Titanium Implants

According to a recent release, researchers in Japan and China tested a novel urease fabrication process for coating titanium implants with bioactive CaP/gelatin...

| 7 years ago
Researchers Regenerate a Fully Functional Bioengineered Salivary Gland
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Researchers Regenerate a Fully Functional Bioengineered Salivary Gland

Current advances in regenerative therapies have been influenced by the study of embryonic development, stem cell biology and tissue engineering technologies....

| 7 years ago
Study: Can Poor Oral Health Impair Athletic Performance?
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Study: Can Poor Oral Health Impair Athletic Performance?

According to a recent press releasefrom University College London, titled 'Olympians say poor oral health is impairing performance', many of the elite...

| 7 years ago
Research: Can Nanotube Surface Help Implants Heal Faster and Fight Infection?
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Research: Can Nanotube Surface Help Implants Heal Faster and Fight Infection?

According to a recent news release: 'Smile!' a scientist at Michigan Technological University wants to lower the implant failure rate to zero using nanotechnology. 'Dental...

| 7 years ago
Study: Are Nanodiamonds the Future of Dental Implants?
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Study: Are Nanodiamonds the Future of Dental Implants?

According to a recent press release UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote...

| 7 years ago
Research: Bacteria Responsible for Gum Disease May Also Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Research: Bacteria Responsible for Gum Disease May Also Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis

According to a recent news release from the University of Louisville, researchers and clinicians have long known about an association between periodontal...

| 7 years ago
Dental Advisor Membership now a Benefit to Faculty Club
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Dental Advisor Membership now a Benefit to Faculty Club

We are pleased to announce a new amenity to Faculty Club. Every member will have access to a complimentary one-year standard online subscription to The...

| 7 years ago
Research: Women With Periodontal Disease May Be At Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
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Research: Women With Periodontal Disease May Be At Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

According to a recent news release, new clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology...

| 7 years ago
Can Stem Cells Found in Gum Tissue Fight Inflammatory Disease?
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Can Stem Cells Found in Gum Tissue Fight Inflammatory Disease?

A recent news release suggests stem cells found in mouth tissue can not only become other types of cells but can also relieve inflammatory disease, according...

| 7 years ago
Doxycycline Shortage Reported By Pharmacist Group
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Doxycycline Shortage Reported By Pharmacist Group

A news release from the ADA states, Doxycycline, a broad-spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic, is in short supply, according to the American Society of...

| 7 years ago