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RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

CWRU dental researchers find some immune cells change to prolong inflammation
Medical News Today
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine have unraveled one of the mysteries of how a small group of immune cells work: That some inflammation-fighting immune cells may actually convert into cells that trigger disease. Their findings, recently reported in the journal Pathogens, could lead to advances in fighting diseases, said the project's lead researcher Pushpa Pandiyan, an assistant professor at the dental school.
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Can licorice fight tooth decay?
TheraBreath
Like most sweets, licorice is mostly known as a gummy candy that can lead to stomach aches and cavities if too much of it is eaten at once. But recent research has found that legume, the class of plants that licorice comes from, contains chemicals that block plague buildup and fights mouth bacteria called trans-chalcone.
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Ozone antiseptic shows potential for treating severe gum infections
Tokyo Medical and Dental University via Medical Xpress
A powerful new antiseptic agent, called ozone nanobubble water, holds promise for the treatment of periodontitis, or severe gum infections, according to research published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. The study, by professor Shinichi Arakawa and colleagues, evaluated the bactericidal activities of ozone nano-bubble water – also known as NBW3 – against the two main bacterial agents that cause periodontitis. It also assessed NBW3's toxicity to human oral tissue cells.
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DENTAL INDUSTRY NEWS
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Boston University School of Dental Medicine receives $3M bequest
DentistryiQ
The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine announced at commencement May 15 that it has received a bequest of more than $3 million from the estate of the late, beloved alumnus and faculty member, Dr. Oreste Zanni. On July 15, Zanni, clinical associate professor and clinic director of the Department of Periodontology suffered a heart attack in the Patient Treatment Center and tragically passed away at Boston Medical Center. He was 66 years of age.
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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
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How dentists can help preserve the environment
DentistryiQ
In today's world, cries for sustainable green business practices have become louder and more influential. In fact, surveys show that as much as 42 percent of the population would choose to buy from companies that are environmentally friendly, and an overwhelming 80 percent would prefer to work for an employer that cares about sustainable practices.
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5 easy steps to eliminate stress from your practice
DrBicuspid.com
Stress causes many negative effects when it comes to work performance. It may come from a heavy workload, not feeling like you have enough hours in the day, bad relationships with others in the office or sometimes all of the above. Stress can make you to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, burned out, easily distracted, depressed or even resentful toward your practice. Don't let stress become a permanent resident in your dental practice. Create a stress-free workplace by following these five steps.
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How to differentiate your dental practice to survive in the new dental economy
DentistryiQ
What sets your practice apart from others in your area? What's different about it? Why should people come to you for dental care? Until you come up with good answers to these questions — and communicate them clearly to your market — you'll lose ground in the new dental economy. Your excellent clinical skills will not set you apart in the minds of prospective patients, who lack the training to make such a judgment.
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WHAT YOUR PATIENTS ARE READING


Chiseled body, chipping teeth: Energy gels, drinks wreak havoc
USA Today
Picture the typical endurance athlete: chiseled body, strong focus on good health, well-versed in proper nutrition. And a mouth full of rotting teeth. Acids and sugars in the sports drinks, energy gels and other snacks routinely consumed by runners, cyclists and swimmers are wreaking havoc on the dental hygiene of athletes and nonathletes alike, causing a range of problems including loss of enamel, tooth decay and gum disease.
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Why are my teeth so sensitive?
TIME
Sometimes teeth are just touchy. But certain sensitivities are signs of trouble. You feel it when you sip a hot drink or bite into a cool dessert: an ache, an acute stab of pain. Even a sharp breath of cold air might trigger a twinge. "Any tooth sensitivity is trying to tell us something," says Dr. Matt Messina, an Ohio-based dentist and spokesperson for the American Dental Association.
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No dental insurance? Don't wait for something to go wrong
U.S. News & World Report
The national debate over health insurance largely overlooked dental coverage. But many of the problems in the healthcare industry – lack of access, high costs and poor health outcomes – afflict dental coverage, too. With far fewer Americans having dental than medical insurance, and poor dental health being linked to adverse and potentially deadly consequences, those who forgo dental treatment could find themselves with considerable bills.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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