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Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...ars. The innovative research approach - networking dental
offices in research projects - will enable greater...solutions to the day-to-day problems confronted in dental
offices. It bridges the gap that has traditionally existed between practicing dentists and academia,...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...bers willing to teach gross anatomy to medical and dental
students, as well as other health profession students." In a 2002 survey conducted by American Association of Anatomists (AAA) and the Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology Chairpersons (AACBNC), more than 80% of medical school depar...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
...l of Dental Medicine. Robert Lewis, a second-year dental
student at Case, asked 594 patients to answer 22 q...co products. The respondents were visiting Case's dental
clinic where students from the dental
school receive their clinical training. Lewis will present fin...
Chemical present in clear plastics can impair learning and cause disease
...n addition to its use in plastics, BPA is found in dental
sealants and prostheses. BPA derivatives are used as flameretardants in adhesives, paper and textiles....
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
...ted medical devices (such as injection needles and dental
instruments), body piercing and tattooing. In certain settings it can be 100 times more contagious than HIV. Hepatitis B can lead to chronic liver disease and liver cancer. There are vaccines for hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Both forms of vaccine-p...
No wisdom in routinely pulling wisdom teeth, study says
... factors: the difficulty and expense of monitoring dental
changes over the requisite 10 to 20 years and the lack of adults with impacted wisdom teeth, due to the prevalence of routine removal in recent decades. "The third molar controversy is still ongoing," concludes Mettes. "As with all surgical procedure...
Reconstruction of the lower jaw with a fibula autotrasplant
...nced. After the bone transplant the next step is dental
implanting, a procedure that will take place in two stages....
Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests
...t further research into how advice is given in the dental
chair, and whether this can be specially adapted f...er Heasman, said: "I think that many dentists and dental
hygienists are fully aware that their patients do not always follow their professional advice. Neve...
Bad teeth may signal risk for heart attack
...eople, researchers stress the importance of taking dental
diseases seriously. The advanced age of those who participated in the study may have been a factor in determining an association between overall periodontal disease and arrhythmia since those who might have been strong examples of this association m...
Raisins fight oral bacteria
...ces. Adherence is crucial for the bacteria to form dental
plaque, the sticky biofilm that accumulates on tee...one to bran cereal did not increase the acidity of dental
plaque. Raisin bran cereal with added sugar, however, did raise acidity levels. "Foods that are stic...
Case finds oral health of residents in nursing homes needs more attention
...h T. Roma Jasinevicus, Case associate professor of dental
medicine; Danny R. Sawyer, Case professor and chai...staffs face in meeting all health needs, including dental
care--which many times is left to the caregiver to provide for part or all of it. They hypothesize...
New report indicates acupuncture provides relief for sufferers of dry mouth
...en profoundly impaired. Symptoms include extensive dental
decay, infections of the tissues of the mouth, difficulty in speaking, eating and swallowing, ulceration or soreness of the mouth, an altered sense of taste and difficulty in wearing dentures. However, "typical treatment options for dry mouth have be...
Women more afraid of dentists than men: University of Toronto study
...ir feelings," says Chanpong, who is now practising dental
anesthesia in Vancouver. "The typical male would b...lthy males who are the ones who often faint in the dental
office." Overall, 5.5 per cent of the 1,100 Canadians surveyed were very afraid of seeing a dentist,...
Experts report dental X-rays effectively identify stroke risk factors
...ada exchanged vital information today showing that dental
X-rays, known as panoramic radiographs, used for oral health examinations, are effective in detecting some cases of clinically significant carotid artery stenosis, or blockages in the carotid artery, which can potentially lead to stroke. The finding...
The bad breath cure
...can have an effect on breath. Note: More than 100 dental
experts will be available on Friday, July 15, 2005, to provide free dental
advice and answer questions about oral health through the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) Smile...
Quitting smoking could save your teeth, study shows
...ne, together with preventive care by a dentist and dental
hygienist. Dr Philip Preshaw, a clinical lecture...because most people, if they are going for regular dental
appointments, have more contact with him or her than with their doctor. "Dentists have known for so...
Halt NSAIDs use before gum surgery, Case researchers say
...he single-blind, case-controlled study at the Case dental
school, 15 individuals underwent two surgeries. They were asked to take one 400 mg ibuprofen tablet at time intervals of nine, five and one hours prior to one of two surgeries to maximize the drug's activity during the surgical procedure. Patients ...
New technology shows our ancestors ateeverything!
...s School of Medicine. The new approach to studying dental
microwear, the microscopic pits and scratches on the tooth surface caused by use, offers a more accurate measurement of the surface's appearance and is described in the August 4 issue of Nature . "Paleontologists and physical anthropologists have ha...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment
...ary treatments for psychosis, myeloid leukemia and dental
disease; a process that yields cleaner gasoline; a...te Total® has been endorsed by 31 professional dental
associations throughout the world. Its unique patented formula contains a broad-spectrum antibacteri...
Northwestern Memorial named one of '100 Best Places for Working Mothers'
...work and home, including: on-site tax preparation, dental
and vision services, and comprehensive nutrition programs through the Wellness Institute. "We salute Northwestern Memorial for their efforts on behalf of working mothers, and for making the 100 Best for the sixth time," said Carol Evans, CEO of Wor...
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