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Tooth Protein May Lead to Bone Regeneration

A newly discovered protein may lead to numerous health benefits.Bioengineers at Queen Mary University of London found a protein that may aid patients suffering from osteoporosis or bone fractures. The protein statherin, which is usually found in the formation of...

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Parents pass dentophobia on to their children

A new survey on the oral health of children has revealed that parents who are afraid of visiting the dentist often have children who develop the same fear. Parents who do not keep their feelings to themselves pass dental anxiety on to their children, which may prevent...

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What Causes Gingivitis?

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth - plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. If left untreated,...

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