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Dentists Blog

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An Alzheimer’s drug might be able to repair cavities in teeth

A recent discovery about an Alzheimer's drug may lead to the end of cavity fillings in teeth as we know them. Scientists discovered the drug, Tideglusib, promoted natural tooth regrowth ...
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Teeth hold the key to early diagnosis of eating disorders

Dentists can play a key role in the detection of health conditions including anorexia nervosa, bulimia and Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), according to research from King's College London. The data, ...
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The evaluation of zinc and copper content in tooth enamel without any pathological changes – an in vitro study

Elzbieta Klimuszko,1 Karolina Orywal,2 Teresa Sierpinska,1 Jarosław Sidun,3 Maria Golebiewska1 1 - Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland; 2 - Laboratory of Biochemical Diagnostics Department, Medical ...
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For patients with disabilities, dental treatment presents extra challenges

What if the simple choice of going to see a dentist wasn't available to you? That's the plight of many people with disabilities, despite slowly changing public perceptions and laws ...
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Science Notes – Let’s talk about sex… determination

In the first ‘Science Notes’ (CA 333), we discussed the identification of a possible female Viking warrior using ancient DNA analysis. This is a guaranteed way to confirm sex in ...
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Good dental hygiene may help fight flu

With a brutal flu season that has led to more than 90 deaths in Connecticut alone, the Connecticut Dental Association is reminding the public that flu shots and hand washing ...
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Why you should avoid sipping your drinks

If you are sipping hot fruit tea as you read this, you might want to rethink your drinking technique. A new review uncovers that it is not just what we ...
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Why get a filling when you could print a new smile?

Twinges. Painful teeth. About one in 10 people suffer from dental sensitivity caused by worn enamel. But rather than providing short-term solutions like special toothpastes or fillings, new techniques could ...
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Jail for Kelowna man on painkillers who caused pileup at Highway 97 intersection

KELOWNA – A Kelowna man was sentenced to jail today for crashing into six vehicles and injuring two people on Highway 97 in Kelowna two years ago. William Ryan Waterston, ...
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The dome technique: a new surgical technique to enhance soft-tissue margins and emergence profiles around implants placed in the esthetic zone

Abstract: Achieving symmetry of the soft-tissue margins between anterior maxillary dental-implant restorations and adjacent teeth is a therapeutic challenge for both the implant surgeon and the restorative dentist. This article ...
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