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May 26, 2016

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May 26, 2016

Non-Inflammatory Destructive Periodontal Disease

Apr. 20, 2016 — A new case was studied in order to analyze features of the disease, and discuss the possible etiologic factors. The majority of all forms of periodontal diseases, are considered as ... read more

Adjunctive Minocycline Microspheres

Mar. 19, 2016 — The aim of this study was to compare the effects of adjunctive Minocycline HCl Microspheres (Arestin) with debridement alone on the levels of 40 subgingival bacterial species in the treatment of ... read more

Microbiome Associated With Severe Caries in Canadian First Nations Children

Mar. 18, 2016 — Researchers aimed to determine the caries-associated microbiome among Canadian First Nations children with severe early childhood caries ... read more

Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Pediatric Patients: EBD in the Era of EHR

Mar. 18, 2016 — The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the longevity of restorations in primary molars, based on dental claims data for children 0-14 years of age. Researchers identified specific ... read more

Dentistry: Evidence-Practice Gap for Sealant Application

Mar. 18, 2016 — In this study, the researchers aimed to examine dentist practice patterns regarding treatment recommendation of dental sealants and identify characteristics associated with this recommendation. The ... read more

Dentistry: New Biotechnology to Inhibit microRNA Activity and Novel Applications

Mar. 18, 2016 — A new plasmid-based microRNA inhibitor system (PMIS) effectively inhibits microRNA (miR) activity in cells and mice. In this study, researchers generated a novel RNA-based hairpin molecule carrying ... read more

Systemic Antibody Responses to Oral Bacteria With Aging

Mar. 17, 2016 — Substantial evidence has demonstrated that adaptive immune responses are affected by aging, specifically focused on "newly acquired" responses in naïve aged individuals. However, responses ... read more

Dentistry: Postponing Restorative Intervention of Occlusal Dentin Caries by Non-Invasive Sealing

Mar. 16, 2016 — In this study, researchers investigated the possibility of postponing restorative intervention of manifest occlusal caries in the young permanent dentition by non-invasive sealing. This prospective, ... read more

Link Between Gum Disease and Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

Mar. 10, 2016 — A new study has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer's Disease.Periodontitis or gum disease is common in older people ... read more

Fighting Cavities Could One Day Be as Easy as Taking a Pill, Research Shows

Mar. 10, 2016 — Researchers have identified a new strain of bacteria in the mouth that may keep bad bacteria in check -- and could lead to a way to prevent cavities using ... read more

More Dental Patients Could Be Spared the Drill With New Diagnostic Liquid

Mar. 9, 2016 — A dentist has created a simple diagnostic liquid solution that can be applied to the surface of a patient’s teeth prior to a dental X-ray and which will help show dentists whether a tooth has ... read more

Antidepressants Linked to Tooth Implant Failure, New Study Finds

Mar. 8, 2016 — Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, quadruple the risk of dental implant failure, according to a new pilot study. Each year of antidepressant use doubled the ... read more

Trouble Sleeping? The Size of Your Tongue, Tonsils Could Be Why

Mar. 8, 2016 — Oversized tonsils and tongues place people at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep due to blocked upper airways, suggests a ... read more

Signs of Naturally Occurring Chronic Periodontitis Reversed

Mar. 7, 2016 — Periodontitis, a gum disease present in nearly half of all adults in the United States, involves inflammation, bleeding and bone loss. Now there is new hope that the disease can be effectively ... read more

Role of Tiny Bubbles in Teeth Cleaning Identified

Mar. 2, 2016 — 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 ... read more

Improving Dental Hygiene Products Through Virtual Brushing

Mar. 2, 2016 — Designing toothpastes and toothbrushes is a time-consuming process involving the production and testing of numerous samples. Using a new type of simulation, various parameters such as bristle shape ... read more

Researchers Find Association Between Oral Bacteria and Esophageal Cancer

Feb. 26, 2016 — Researchers have found a bacterial species responsible for gum disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is present in 61 percent of patients with esophageal squamous cell ... read more

Feb. 25, 2016 — Biological anthropologists have discovered a new way of examining the fragile teeth of children who lived between the 11th and 15th centuries without damaging them. By using 3-D microscopic imaging, ... read more

Exide Lead Contamination Levels Measured in Vernon

Feb. 23, 2016 — For months now, scientists have been investigating the Vernon, California, environmental crisis. Their study indicates that similar to how tree rings show age, young children's teeth rings could ... read more

Periodontitis Linked to a Higher Mortality Rate in Patients With Kidney Disease

Feb. 18, 2016 — Patients with chronic kidney disease patients and periodontitis (severe gum disease) have a higher mortality rate than those with chronic kidney disease alone, research ... read more

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