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Commonly prescribed osteoporosis drug associated with risk of serious jaw disease
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A commonly prescribed osteoporosis drug is associated with a slightly elevated risk of developing the rare, but serious condition, osteonecrosis of the jaw; nonetheless the risk remains extremely low. These findings are published in the Journal of Dental Research. Although the findings are provocative, study authors say they should be carefully considered against the large benefit of these drugs to prevent and treat osteoporosis. More

Straight teeth and bright smile from
the early childhood

Dental Health Magazine via WorlDental    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Charming, beautiful smile among children and adults can be very attractive and prepossessing. If you have a baby, the first years of his life your baby has sucking reflex. More

Fishing for a better smile
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Salmon is one of my favorite foods; I eat it a couple of times a week, says Dr. Asghar Naqvi, researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. As a doctor, I know that fish is good for my heart. It wasn't until about a year ago that I learned it might have an unexpected bonus: Healthy teeth and a better smile. More

Potential tooth loss link to breast cancer
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A new study suggests that women may be over 11 times more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have missing teeth and gum disease. The study, carried out by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden on over 3,000 patients, showed that out of the 41 people who developed breast cancer those who had gum disease and loss of teeth were 11 times more likely to develop cancer. More

Mark your calendar! Registration opens April 6, 2011

The 2011 ADAA Annual Session will meet in conjunction with the ADA! Join together with leaders in dental practice, research, academics and industry and choose from among more than 260 continuing education courses over four days.

2011 ADA Annual Session Dates:
Scientific Program: Monday, Oct. 10 - Thursday, Oct. 13
World Marketplace Exhibition: Monday, Oct. 10 - Wednesday, Oct. 12

Long- and short-sleeved physician workwear gather the same amount of bacterial contamination
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Governmental agencies in the United Kingdom recently instituted guidelines banning physicians' white coats and the wearing of long-sleeved garments to decrease the transmission of bacteria within hospitals due to the belief that cuffs of long-sleeved shirts carry more bacteria. However, a new study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine shows that after an eight-hour day, there is no difference in contamination of long- and short-sleeved shirts, or on the skin at the wearers' wrists. More

Laser treatment offers help for the gums
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February is National Dental Health Month and seems like an appropriate time to present information about a new technology available in dentistry that provides a minimally invasive, painless and effective alternative to traditional dental surgery to the gums: laser-assisted new attachment procedure, or LANAP. More

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Children need regular treatment to prevent development
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Children from low-income families may not have the option of regular dental care. Many, however, have been served by community health care clinics, school-based programs and mobile dental facilities across the country for decades. More

7 steps to healthy teeth
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Want to keep your teeth? From tap water to exercise, AARP has found the secrets to keeping your smile strong. More

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