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Healing Times For Dental Implants Could Be Cut

The technology used to replace lost teeth with titanium dental implants could be improved. By studying the surface structure of dental implants not only at micro level but also at nano level, researchers at the University of Gothenburg; Sweden, have … Continue reading

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Researchers Uncover Mechanism In Saliva Production Which Could Lead To Advanced Therapies For Patients With Dry Mouth

University of Louisville researchers are one step closer to helping millions of people whose salivary glands no longer work because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases. The scientific finding of Douglas Darling, PhD, professor, Department of Oral Health … Continue reading

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Pilot safety protocol could help dentists reduce errors

ScienceDaily (Aug. 3, 2010) — Pilots and dentists have more in common than one might think: Both jobs are highly technical and require teamwork. Both are subject to human error where small, individual mistakes may lead to catastrophe if not … Continue reading

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Bone-creating protein could improve dental implant success

ScienceDaily (Mar. 6, 2011) — Using a bone-creating protein to augment the maxillary sinus could improve dental implant success, according to Georgia Health Sciences University researchers. See Also:Health & MedicineDentistryBone and SpineOsteoporosisLeukemiaWomen’s HealthMenopauseReferenceExtraction (dental)Periodontal diseaseDentistryBruxism Dental implants, screws that anchor … Continue reading

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Streptococcus enzyme could compete with toothbrushes, dental floss

ScienceDaily (Mar. 22, 2011) — Investigators from Japan show in vitro that the bacterium Streptococcus salivarius, a non-biofilm forming, and otherwise harmless inhabitant of the human mouth, actually inhibits the formation of dental biofilms, otherwise known as plaque. Two enzymes … Continue reading

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