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Dental implants from nanodiamonds?

UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants. Nanodiamonds, which are created as byproducts of conventional mining and refining...

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What You Can Do About Bad Breath

Worried about bad breath? You're not alone. Forty million Americans suffer from bad breath, or halitosis, according to the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Bad breath can get in the way of your social life. It can make you self-conscious and embarrassed....

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Study to focus on tooth decay in infants

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are currently urging mothers of newborn children to join their new study. In order to understand how tooth decay in very young children can be prevented, the scientists aim to recruit 1,800 children from birth until 2...

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Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can...

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Why Is a Dental Crown Needed?

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above...

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Dental caries may prevent oral cancer

Researchers from the U.S. have found that people with more dental cavities may be significantly less likely to be diagnosed with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, i.e., cancer of the lip, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx. The findings suggest that certain bacteria...

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Getting Dental Implants in Costa Rica

Dental tourism is becoming more and more popular, and it seems Costa Rica is one of the favored destinations. Why? Keep reading to find out some important facts. When you are living with missing teeth, that is a problem that needs immediate solution. The best solution...

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