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Extensive study links e-cigarette use with increased risk of heart failure

WASHINGTON, US: In recent years, there has been an increase in studies on vaping and its link to oral and overall health. Adding to existing research, a new...

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Low-cost tooth sensitivity liquid found to combat dental caries

NEW YORK, US: Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) has clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of tooth sensitivity, and there is strong ...

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Study examines oral health of individuals with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder

SASKATOON, Canada: Oral health can dramatically influence overall health and quality of life. This is especially true for those with developmental ...

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Cannabidiol: The quest for a new non-opioid analgesic

NEWARK, N.J., US: Acute and postoperative dental pain are inevitable, and pain management strategies often include the use of opioids; however, many studies...

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Researchers develop special toothpaste for peanut allergy treatment

ANAHEIM, Calif., US: Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy entails giving people small amounts of peanuts over time to desensitise them to the legume, thus...

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COVID-19 softened decline in US dental opioid prescriptions

ANN ABOR, Mich., US: Dental opioid prescriptions are associated with an increased risk of opioid overuse, addiction and overdose, and at least 39 US states...

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“I look forward to four days of learning, meeting colleagues and planning future collaborations”

Dr Purnima Kumar is William K. and Mary Anne Najjar endowed professor of dentistry and chair of the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the ...

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“We are thinking beyond dentistry”: Study helps clinicians identify Sjögren’s syndrome

Indianapolis, US: Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect the entire body including the teeth. Since diagnosing the disease ...

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New research examines ameloblasts, holds promise for regenerative dentistry

SEATTLE, US: Murine models have been instrumental in studying tooth development; however, significant differences in tooth shape, number of cusps, and the ...

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Young US dentists more likely to practise in groups

CHICAGO, US: New research from the American Dental Association (ADA) shows that the model of dental practice in the country is continuing to change. The ...

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UB receives grant to improve vital pulp therapy, a root canal treatment alternative

University at Buffalo researcher Hacer Aksel has received a grant from the American Association of Endodontists’ Foundation for Endodontics to investigate...

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Researchers using 3D-printing technology to create biofilms

BOZEMAN, Mont., US: Montana State University (MSU) researchers have developed a 3D-printing device that is able to replicate microbial mosaics and thereby ...

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AAID opens submissions for 2022 annual conference table clinics

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has opened abstract submissions for table clinics to be presented at the 2022 AAID Annual Conference in ...

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Study lays groundwork for improving success of implants

When dental implants are inserted, saliva or blood plasma immediately coat them. The implants adsorb a thin layer of proteins from these fluids that help ...

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Study: Waterpik water flossers improve oral health when used with oscillating electric toothbrush

Fort Collins, CO — Waterpik, the No. 1 water flosser brand, recently evaluated the efficacy of a water flosser in addition to an oscillating power ...

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