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Swinburne stem-cell technology aids 3D printed cartilage repair

Novel stem-cell technology developed at Swinburne will be used to grow the massive number of stem cells required for a new hand-held 3D printer that will enable surgeons to create ...
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New light shed on how bone marrow niches keep stem cells thriving

Japanese researchers uncover cellular factor needed to maintain the environment that regulates hematopoietic stem cell Osaka - Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are a class of stem cells located in bone ...
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Dental tourism strikes nerve

New Zealanders having cheap dental work done overseas are creating a headache for dentists here who are left with the job of fixing badly-botched treatments, a University of Otago survey ...
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Evo-devo models of tooth development and the origin of hominoid molar diversity

Abstract The detailed anatomical features that characterize fossil hominin molars figure prominently in the reconstruction of their taxonomy, phylogeny, and paleobiology. Despite the prominence of molar form in human origins ...
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Bioengineered tooth bud model functionalized with decellularized tooth bud ECM

Alexandria, VA, USA - At the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for ...
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Toothpaste alone does not prevent dental erosion or hypersensitivity

An analysis of nine toothpastes found that none of them protects enamel or prevents erosive wear Summary: An analysis of nine toothpastes found that none of them protects enamel or ...
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Biomimetic Tooth Repair: Amelogenin-Derived Peptide Enables in Vitro Remineralization of Human Enamel

Abstract: White spot lesions (WSL) and incipient caries on enamel surfaces are the earliest clinical outcomes for demineralization and caries. If left untreated, the caries can progress and may cause ...
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‘Things just exploded in his mouth’: kids’ tooth decay unnoticed in Perth

Perth parents are living in blissful ignorance of their children's horribly decaying teeth, new research has showed. HBF surveyed 625 parents of six to 17-year-olds from WA, NSW and Victoria ...
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Partnering with dentists can help in diagnosis, management of bruxism

Maggie, a 5-year-old nonverbal female with cerebral palsy, presents with her mother. The mom believes her daughter has oral pain but cannot look in her mouth. The mother’s chief complaint ...
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Radicular Cysts

Radicular cysts, or periapical cysts, are the most common type of inflammatory cyst to affect the jawbone. Radicular cysts may account for up to as many as 70% of all ...
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