Judging from the crowds on the exhibit hall floor here at the International Dental Show in Cologne, high-tech digital dentistry is a prime focal point of attendees’ interest - and that includes the lasers that are a specialty of leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor Biolase.
If you sometimes get a jolt of pain in your mouth when you drink or eat something hot or cold, you're not alone: A new survey of U.S. dental offices finds that one in eight people has over-sensitive teeth.
Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL – (February 3, 2013) – The University of Miami recently honored BIOMET 3i and a host of other organizations with the Heroes For Hope award for helping to support the university’s numerous medical clinics.
According to a recent report, the majority of the States throughout the US still need to increase their efforts against tooth decay. The report was presented by the Pew Center on the States. It says that due to the current situation, the cost of healthcare in the country continues to increase. The report assessed the current status based on polices that were activated staring from July 2012.
Opanin Gyaami, a 71 years old dentist, has been going every other day to the state prison in Vacaville to treat dental patients. He has been doing this in order to earn money to pay off his incredibly large student loan. Again, it bears repeating: he is 71 years old.
Alexandria, Va., USA – Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a special editorial titled “IADR-Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Agenda®: An IADR Board Call to Action.” The key objective of the IADR-Global Oral Health Inequalities: The Research Agenda (IADR-GOHIRA®) is to articulate a research agenda to generate the evidence for a strategy that if properly implemented will reduce inequalities in oral health within a generation. The editorial, by lead author Harold Sgan-Cohen, Hebrew University-Hadassah, is published in the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research.
Alexandria, Va., USA – Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a paper titled “ß-catenin is Required in Odontoblasts for Tooth Root Formation.” The paper, written by lead authors Tak-Heun Kim and Cheol-Hyeon Bae, Chonbuk National University Korea School of Dentistry, Laboratory for Craniofacial Biology, is published in the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research.
Alexandria, Va., USA – January 23, in Geneva, the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) International Negotiating Committee (INC) completed negotiations on an agreement for a global, legally-binding treaty on mercury. The agreement contains provisions for the reduction of dental amalgam including increased dental research into alternatives.
According to researchers from the United States, saliva has been playing an increasing role in recent years in the identification of various oral and systemic conditions. Salivary fluid is increasingly being utilized as a means of health surveillance. US researchers at the moment are trying to develop new ways to use salivary fluid for further indications. The latter include cancer diagnosis.