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Dental News September 22, 2013

| September 22, 2013
  • Tooth sensor accurately detects oral activity
    Whether eating, drinking, talking, coughing, breathing or smoking, our mouths are always in use. Because the mouth is an opening that can yield health information for our body, a team from National Taiwan University created a sensor that embeds within a single tooth. The sensor is so small that it can either fit inside an artificial tooth or straddle a real one…
  • Dental implants from nanodiamonds
    UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants. Nanodiamonds, which are created as byproducts of conventional mining and refining operations, are approximately four to five nanometers in diameter and are shaped like tiny soccer balls…
  • Bacteria responsible for gum disease facilitates development and progression of rheumatoid arthritis
    Does gum disease indicate future joint problems? Although researchers and clinicians have long known about an association between two prevalent chronic inflammatory diseases – periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – the microbiological mechanisms have remained unclear…

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