Child has 80 Teeth Removed from Jaw

A child in India had 80 teeth removed from his jaw to alleviate pain he was experiencing. The boy has odontoma and underwent a four-hour procedure to take the teeth out of his upper jaw.

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Tooth Loss may Lead Other Health Issues

A new study indicates that the memory and walking speed of adults without teeth decline at a higher rate when compared to those who still have their teeth. Read more for full details..

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Be Recognized for Saving Smiles in Your Community – Join the 2015 Smile Drive Today!

"I didn't have a toothbrush. I had been wishing for one, and my dream came true!" - Seven-year-old David, when he received his very first toothbrush from America’s ToothFairy 2014 Smile Drive .

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BruxZir Solid Zirconia Surpasses Five Years of Clinical Use

A recent study was conducted regarding how much dentists know about their patients’ tobacco use and what they do to prevent it. Dentists could play a pivotal role in curbing tobacco use.

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General Dentist in Chicago Makes Online Access Easy with New Web Site and Advertising Campaign

Chicago-area residents in need of a local dentist will now be able to find the resources they seek online as they do for so many other consumer goods and services.

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Public and Media Relations Manager for DEXIS says Thank you!

DEXIs's Public and Media Relations Manager has found many reasons to thank the company by the winter holidays! Read full press release for more information.

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Association between being overweight and oral health in Serbian schoolchildren.

A study conducted by Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia stated that Childhood obesity, dental caries, and periodontal disease are major public health problems due to their adverse impact on the growth and development of children.

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DEXISTM Wins Another Group Of Peer-Elected Awards!

The imaging products of DEXIS have garnered the “Best” in 3 categories—DigitalX-ray Sensor, Digital Image Management Software, and Intra-oral Camera, of the 2014
Townie Choice Awards! A TCA winner for many years,as stated in the press release. This marks the fourth con-secutive year that this DEXIS trio of products has gained these particular accolades.

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Assessing the need for computed tomography for lower-third-molar extraction: a survey among 322 dentists.

A study conducted by the department of oral surgery, Institute of Clinical Dentistry and University of Padova stated that, Orthopantomograms (OPT) are used to assess the anatomical relationship between the inferior alveolar nerves (IAN) and the roots of third molars and the related risk of postextraction iatrogenic neurological lesions.

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Salivary concentration of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 in patients with oral lichen planus.

A study conducted by Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Implant Biology, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, stated that the antimicrobial peptide LL-37 is a significant molecule of innate immunity and recent studies indicate that it plays an important role in maintaining oral health. Yet limited knowledge exists on its role in oral diseases and oral lichen planus (OLP) in particular.

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