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Malay scientists use food waste to make composite

Synthesising silica for use in dental nano-composites through the sol–gel process is considered a time-consuming and often dangerous method owing to the toxicity of the materials involved. Researchers from the School of Dental Sciences of Universiti Sains Malaysia...

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Busting Myths About Porcelain Veneers

When something new is introduced in society, myths are instantly born and spread like the California wildfires. These myths are created either by those who want the new thing accepted without any questions and those who want to get rid of it at any cost. But, you...

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Manejo y prevención de infecciones odontogénicas

Uno de los problemas más difíciles de manejar en odontología son las infecciones de origen odontogénico, que pueden ser de bajo grado y bien localizadas, las que requieren un tratamiento mínimo, hasta severas, las cuales ponen en peligro la vida del paciente. La gran...

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Options to Save Teeth From Periodontal Disease?

By:Dr. James Jacobs Q: My husband, age 50, was recently diagnosed with periodontal disease and has just gotten a recommendation that all of his upper teeth and most of the lowers be replaced by dentures, as it looks like they cannot be saved. We're seeing a...

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Who Is an Implant Candidate?

If you're interested in replacing a missing tooth or teeth, dental implants may be an option for you. Most people are good candidates for implants. A good candidate should have the following: Healthy gums Enough bone to anchor the implants in the jaw — Some people who...

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Report shows high global burden of oral conditions

Yesterday, the International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental Research released a report on the global burden of untreated caries, severe periodontitis and severe tooth loss. The paper showed that the burden of oral conditions has...

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