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Dental Appliance News: New Oral Device Effectively Reduces Tics In Tourette Syndrome Patients

Dental Appliance News: New Oral Device Effectively Reduces Tics In Tourette Syndrome Patients

A study explains how researchers in Japan have developed a removable dental appliance that can reduce tics in both children and adults with Tourette syndrome.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Can Your Gums Reveal Your Diet?

Can Your Gums Reveal Your Diet?

Research concludes that sweet soft drinks and lots of sugar increase the risk of both dental cavities and inflammation of the gums - known as periodontal diseases - and that healthy eating habits should be prioritized even more.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

The Link Between Gum Disease And Obesity

The Link Between Gum Disease And Obesity

A study shows the effect of obesity on non-surgical periodontal care and evaluates potential pathways that may illustrate the connection between the two conditions.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Fluoride Study: It May Diminish Kidney And Liver Function In Adolescents

Fluoride Study: It May Diminish Kidney And Liver Function In Adolescents

Fluoride may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a recent study.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease News

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease News

A recent study provides critical insight and points to possible treatments for this disease and better understanding of other neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Brush Your Teeth And Protect Your Heart

Brush Your Teeth And Protect Your Heart

Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, says a new study.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Senior Oral Health: Perception Influences Seeking Treatment

Senior Oral Health: Perception Influences Seeking Treatment

Researchers recently took a look at how senior citizens perceive the importance of their oral health. And the answer can make the difference whether they seek treatment or not.

 

 

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Can Dental Stem Cells Generate Milk-Producing Cells?

Can Dental Stem Cells Generate Milk-Producing Cells?

Since these cells can replace damaged cells, they represent a good alternative to classical medical treatments for tissue regeneration - and may even allow the formation of entire tissues and organs in the future.

 

 

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Ancient Molars: What Newly Discovered Fossils Have To Say

Ancient Molars:  What Newly Discovered Fossils Have To Say

A recent study a 160,000-year-old archaic human molar fossil discovered in China offers the first morphological evidence of interbreeding between archaic humans and Homo sapiens in Asia.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Link Between Obesity And Tooth Wear

Link Between Obesity And Tooth Wear

A study published in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations reveals that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, are also the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Dental News: Are Antibiotics Necessary For Toothaches?

Dental News: Are Antibiotics Necessary For Toothaches?

A new guideline indicates that in most cases antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

How Special Sensory Cells In The Gums Protect Against Periodontitis

How Special Sensory Cells In The Gums Protect Against Periodontitis

Special gum cells that trigger the immune system to control the amount and type of bacteria in the mouth could one day lead to personalized dental treatments against gum disease.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

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