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Dental News March 20, 2016

| March 20, 2016

Household catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment Household catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment due to payments for dental care in low and middle income countries. High percentage of patients prescribed opioids following tooth extraction In a study published online by JAMA, Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and colleagues examined nationwide [...]

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Dental News March 13, 2016

| March 13, 2016

Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities? Researchers have pinpointed a ‘good bacterium’ that reduces acidity and fights ‘bad bacteria’ in the mouth, potentially paving the way for a probiotic remedy to prevent caries. Gum disease may worsen cognitive decline for Alzheimer’s patients Researchers found Alzheimer’s patients with gum disease had a six-fold increase in [...]

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Dental News March 6, 2016

| March 6, 2016

New research identifies role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning Research into the science behind ultrasonic scalers, used by dental professionals to remove built up plaque, has identified that the formation of tiny bubbles around the head is key to the cleaning… Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer A new study uncovers the first [...]

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Dental News February 28, 2016

| February 28, 2016

Predicting human evolution: Teeth tell the story Monash University-led research has shown that the evolution of human teeth is much simpler than previously thought, and that we can predict the sizes of teeth missing from human fossils and those…

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Dental News February 21, 2016

| February 21, 2016

Fizzy drinks need child-friendly ‘teaspoon labels’ to spell out sugar content, say UK councils Fizzy drink companies should put child-friendly labels on the front of their products spelling out the sugar content in teaspoons, in a bid to beat tooth decay and child obesity, councils say. Gum disease associated with kidney disease deaths A new [...]

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Dental News February 14, 2016

| February 14, 2016

Cutting-edge paleontology sparks ancient diet debate Advanced mechanical investigation of ancient teeth and jaws shows that the diet of our distant African cousins was softer than we thought. Breathing through mouth during sleep may increase tooth decay risk Compared with breathing through the nose, breathing through the mouth while asleep increases saliva acidity and may [...]

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Dental News February 7, 2016

| February 7, 2016

It’s Brush Time! Oral health charity launches new programme for schools The British Dental Health Foundation have launched their new school tooth brushing programme ‘Brush Time’ at the Nursery World Show 2016, today in London.

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