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Study links social isolation to having fewer teeth in older adults

NEW YORK, US/SHANGHAI, China: Ample evidence shows that social isolation and loneliness can affect overall health and well-being. In a new study, ...

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Better habits for better health—how changing ourselves could change prevention

KRIENS, Switzerland: Stable routines lie at the heart of habits. Lately, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the challenge of fostering habits in ...

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Scientists identify biomarkers for neurological disease in teeth

NEW YORK, U.S./ANN ARBOR, Mich., U.S.: Mount Sinai scientists have identified biological markers present in childhood that relate to the degenerative and ...

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Study of 50 years of literature on periodontitis reveals obvious link

AARHUS, Denmark: The effect a high-sugar diet can have on teeth is well documented; however, the effect it can have on periodontal health has not been as ...

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Debate on how to repair Ireland’s oral health continues

DUBLIN, Ireland: In the lead-up to the Irish general election on 8 February, the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has voiced concerns over the incumbent ...

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Art and dentistry collaborate in London

LONDON, UK: In the dental clinic setting, communication is key to both successful results and satisfaction. At a recent exhibition, titled “Heads up! ...

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Survey reveals impact of healthy teeth on well-being

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., U.S: Cigna, a worldwide health services organization, has recently released a study that helps confirm the connection between oral health...

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Initiative includes voices of schoolchildren in fight against excessive sugar consumption

MELBOURNE, Australia: A major contributor to quality oral health is awareness and education. With this in mind, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) has ...

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Straumann Group webinars put digital dental technology in focus

BASEL, Switzerland: Webinars are a brilliant way to keep up to date with the latest developments in dentistry and gain continuing education (CE) credits. ...

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New at-home bruxism monitoring device is highly accurate, researchers find

JOENSUU, Finland: In a new study, researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new, more affordable method of monitoring bruxism. ...

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Walking speed provides insight into oral health, study finds

DURHAM, N.C., U.S.: In a recent study, researchers from Duke University in Durham have found that the walking speed of 45-year-olds can reveal a ...

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Bioactive ceramics put under the microscope in free webinar

NEW YORK, U.S.: More than 2,500 articles have been published in the field of bioactive ceramics in dental materials, according to Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias. In a ...

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Researchers use tooth matrix biomarkers to study children’s metabolic cycles

NEW YORK, U.S.: Few studies have examined the association between elemental exposures and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). New research has ...

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Webinar to focus on air polishing powders

ZURICH, Switzerland: Getting to know your tools as well as possible is important for anyone who wants to master his or her craft. In the field of dentistry ...

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Free webinar to feature live treatment

NEW YORK, U.S.: According to webinar host Dr. Gilberto Debelian, mechanical debridement of the root canal by endodontic files is important to gain access to...

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Teeth from victims of Irish famine reveal dietary insights

EDINBURGH, UK: The Great Irish Famine is something etched into European history. The impact of the famine has been well documented, and in a new study that ...

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Abnormal mouth sores are focus of free webinar

ZURICH, Switzerland: Dental professionals are well placed to identify abnormal sores in the mouth to aid in early diagnosis of oral cancer. In a free Dental...

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Studies focus on oral health of older Chinese Americans

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.: The important role that good oral health plays in helping to sustain good general mental and physical health has been well ...

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Scientists extract extensive data from 1.77 million-year-old rhino tooth

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: In a discovery that may help reconstruct the evolution of many current and extinct species in a totally new way, scientists have ...

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Results from research into soft drinks cause for concern

DUBLIN, Ireland: The negative impact of sugar-laden drinks on oral health is something dentists have known about for many years. However, that these drinks ...

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Hyperglycaemia not associated with poor oral health, study finds

HELSINKI, Finland: Scientists have previously identified obesity and increasing age as risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Some scholars ...

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Researchers put surgical masks to the test

DALLAS, U.S.: Owing to constant face-to-face interaction with members of the public, dentists and other health care professionals are at a greater risk of ...

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Poor water quality may be factor in high consumption of sugary drinks

CANBERRA, Australia: The poor state of Australians’ oral health has received much needed attention over recent years. For some Aboriginal and Torres ...

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Ancient teeth shed light on Miocene rodent migration

MONTPELLIER, France: A new species of prehistoric murine—the group of mammals that includes mice, rats and their relatives—has been identified from ...

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DT Study Club corner lights up congress in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.: The FDI World Dental Congress is an event not to be missed. It has a cutting-edge scientific program and interactive forums covering ...

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Interview: “The sugar industry is a powerful and influential player”

Two papers recently published in The Lancet have focused on universal health care in the U.S. and globally. Co-authored by Dr. Habib Benzian, Associate ...

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Analysis of ancient fossil teeth provides insight into breastfeeding habits

BRISTOL, UK: The importance of mother’s milk to an infant’s development is now well established. In a recent study, researchers analysed the fossilised ...

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Interview: “As dental practitioners, we all want our work to last”

University of Queensland PhD student Dr Arosha Weerakoon was recently awarded first prize in Universities Australia’s annual Pitch it Clever competition. ...

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Researchers to develop biodegradable strip and gel to prevent bone loss in periodontitis

NEW YORK, U.S.: In a step that may help redefine the treatment of periodontitis, researchers at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) ...

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Interview: “Development of tooth crowns tends to occur earlier than stated in previous works”

Dr. Richard J. Sherwood is Professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences and Vice Chair of Research at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. In an...

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