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Dental News August 21, 2016

| August 21, 2016

Investigators chart microbial ecology of gingivitis, periodontitis Gingivitis, a common and mild form of gum disease can progress to periodontitis, a more serious infection that damages the soft tissue of the gums and sometimes even destroys the bone supporting…

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Dental News August 14, 2016

| August 14, 2016

Study: Recording selfies while brushing teeth can improve oral health care skills Recording smart phone video “selfies” of tooth-brushing can help people learn to improve their oral health care techniques, according to a new study. Colorectal tumors exacerbated by mouth microbes Bacteria commonly found in the mouth can travel through the bloodstream and use a [...]

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Dental News August 7, 2016

| August 7, 2016

Heart disease risk higher with latent tooth infection Researchers find people with apical periodontitis – inflammation of the tooth pulp, which is often asymptomatic – may be at greater risk for heart disease.

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Dental News July 31, 2016

| July 31, 2016

Penn team uses nanoparticles to break up plaque and prevent cavities The bacteria that live in dental plaque and contribute to tooth decay often resist traditional antimicrobial treatment, as they can “hide” within a sticky biofilm matrix, a glue-like polymer…

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Dental News July 3, 2016

| July 3, 2016

Children consuming sports drinks unnecessarily A high proportion of 12-14 year olds are regularly consuming sports drinks socially, increasing their risk of obesity and tooth erosion, concludes a Cardiff University School of Dentistry survey.

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Dental News June 26, 2016

| June 26, 2016

Researchers investigate prevalence of gingivitis during 1st/2nd trimesters of pregnancy At the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael Reddy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, will present a study titled… Effectiveness of SDF in arresting root caries in different fluoridated areas At the 94th General Session & [...]

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Dental News June 5, 2016

| June 5, 2016

Marijuana use may raise risk of periodontal disease Long-term use of marijuana was linked to greater risk of periodontal disease in a new study, though it was not linked to other physical health problems. Chemicals in food packaging, fungicides might damage children’s teeth Exposure to the chemicals BPA and vinclozolin may irreversibly damage children’s tooth [...]

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