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Occlusal Appliances: The Options
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Occlusal Appliances: The Options

As an educator, one of the most confusing areas for clinicians in my experience concerns which occlusal appliance to prescribe. There are many reasons...

| 6 years ago
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...

| 6 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, the bacteria in the human mouth – particularly those nestled under the gums – are as powerful as a...

| 6 years ago
Doc Holliday: The Straight Shooter of Dentistry
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Doc Holliday: The Straight Shooter of Dentistry

Tomorrow marks the 132nd Anniversary of the Shootout at the OK Corral, a legendary gunfight that involved a dentist – Doc Holliday. You may be...

| 6 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...

| 6 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....

| 6 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 release from University College London, many of the elite sportsmen and women who competed at the London 2012 Olympic...

| 6 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 a scientist at Michigan Technological University wants to lower the implant failure rate to zero using nanotechnology....

| 6 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...

| 6 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...

| 6 years ago
Periodontal Disease in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Periodontal Disease in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and up has some form...

| 6 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...

| 6 years ago