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UQ to increase free dental care through new partnership Feb 8, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

UQ to increase free dental care through new partnership

BRISBANE, Australia: In collaboration with Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS), the University of Queensland (UQ) has announced it will be offering more free dental care for disadvantaged populations. Through the alliance, which began with the amalgamation of UQ and MNHHS teaching, research and clinical activities in January, the university expects to be able to serve an additional 8,000 patients at its new oral health centre in Herston.

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Infants with atopic dermatitis have higher risk of caries later in life Feb 1, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Infants with atopic dermatitis have higher risk of caries later in life

SINGAPORE: New research from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research has suggested a link between two common childhood diseases: atopic dermatitis and dental caries. In the study, infants who had symptoms of the skin condition and were sensitive to common allergens were three times more likely to develop tooth decay at 2 and 3 years of age compared with infants without the skin inflammation.

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