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Researchers Regenerate a Fully Functional Bioengineered Salivary Gland

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?

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?

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?

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
Periodontal Disease in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

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...

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

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

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?

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
A Brief History of Dental Anesthesia

A Brief History of Dental Anesthesia

The ability to control pain is a critical part of all dental procedures. Throughout history, dental professionals have used a variety of methods for dental...

| 7 years ago
Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier
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Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier

Years ago I was introduced to a bur that I've found to be fantastic for occlusal adjustment. The bur I'm referring to is an 8909, also sometimes...

| 7 years ago
Doxycycline Shortage Reported By Pharmacist Group

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