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How drugs in toothpaste affect your health

Some of the drugs can cause cancer in the long run. It is ironic how we worry so much about carcinogens in our food when we could actually be liberally ...
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Transplantation of Hepatocyte Growth Factor–Modified Dental Pulp Stem Cells Prevents Bone Loss in the Early Phase of Ovariectomy-Induced Osteoporosis

Abstract Investigations based on mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for osteoporosis have attracted attention recently. MSCs can be derived from various tissues, such as bone marrow, adipose, umbilical cord, placenta, and ...
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Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth

For dentists, a cavity is a conundrum—in order to save the tooth they must further damage it. Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay ...
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Family hopes baby tooth banking could lead to type 1 diabetes cure

An American family are hoping their son's last baby tooth might one day help to cure his type 1 diabetes. It's a long shot, but the family from Citrus Heights ...
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Nikon enters into a business alliance to establish a clinical-use master cell bank, to be utilized for regenerative medicine products derived from dental pulp cells for the first time in Japan.

Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) has announced a business alliance agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “agreement”) with Advanced Cell Technology and Engineering Ltd. (Koichi Otomo, President, Tokyo, hereinafter ...
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The End Of Root Canals: Stem Cell Fillings Trigger Teeth To Repair Themselves, Research Study Claims

What if damaged teeth could heal themselves without the need of a root canal? Apparently, that’s what Harvard and the University of Nottingham are trying to figure out. They believe ...
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Fossil Jawbone Found in Israel Is the Oldest Modern Human Found Outside Africa

New discoveries are changing archaeologists’ ideas about the origins of our own species and our migration out of Africa. This fossil pushes Homo sapiens’ African exodus date back by 50,000 ...
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Severe Gum Disease Leads to Higher Risk of Cancer

A new study led by researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that advanced gum disease is associated with an ...
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£8k payout after delays to tooth decay treatment

A man has been awarded £8,500 compensation after claims that a dentist failed to treat his tooth decay. Laurence Cole, 60, from Lyme Regis, said he has lost one tooth ...
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The phenotype, psychotype and genotype of bruxism

Authors: Norma Cruz‑Fierro Margarita Martínez‑Fierro Ricardo M. Cerda‑Flores Mayra A. Gómez‑Govea Iván Delgado‑Enciso Laura E. Martínez‑De‑Villarreal Mónica T. González‑Ramírez Irám Pablo Rodríguez‑Sánchez View Affiliations Published online on: January 15, 2018 ...
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