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Dental News May 15, 2016

| May 15, 2016

Tooth decay among 5 year olds in England continues significant decline The number of 5 year olds with tooth decay has dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade, according to a PHE oral health survey.

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Dental News May 8, 2016

| May 8, 2016

Researchers analyze potentially hazardous dental drill debris under composite fillings While dental drills, or burs, are used extensively in dentistry to mechanically prepare tooth structures for fillings, little is known about the bur debris left behind in the teeth and whether it…

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Dental News April 24, 2016

| April 24, 2016

Non-inflammatory destructive periodontal disease NIDPD case was studied in order to analyze features of the disease, and discuss the possible etiologic factors. Scientists sharpen view of gene transfer between pathogenic bacteria May lead to ways to curtail spread of antibiotic resistance. Bacteria possess the ability to take up DNA from their environment, a skill that [...]

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Dental News April 17, 2016

| April 17, 2016

Breakthrough toothpaste ingredient hardens your teeth while you sleep The new BioMinF toothpaste ingredient, developed by Queen Mary University of London, provides a new tooth repair technology which will bring relief to the millions of adults and children around the…

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Dental News April 10, 2016

| April 10, 2016

Gum disease may be treatable with bioceramic material A new study takes a closer look at why silicon nitride – a bioceramic material used in spinal implants – has such a lethal effect on the bacteria that cause gum disease. Paper-based test could help prevent food poisoning Food poisoning is a stomach-churning, miserable condition that [...]

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Dental News April 3, 2016

| April 3, 2016

Cigarette smoking alters the mouth microbiota The composition of mouth bacteria changes when people smoke, but it appears to return to its previous state after quitting. Bacteria that cause tooth decay increase, for example. ‘Concern’ over GPs prescribing ‘unnecessary’ antibiotics for toothache Over half of all patients who visited their GP with a dental problem [...]

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Dental News March 27, 2016

| March 27, 2016

Fruit juices and smoothies have ‘unacceptably high’ sugar content Fruit juices and smoothies may contain more sugar than you expect. New research reveals that one juice may contain a child’s recommended sugar intake for a whole day. Evidence-practice gap for sealant application: Results from a dental PBRN At the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of [...]

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