Many animals, but specifically vertebrates, can replace teeth as they lose them. Humans only replace their teeth once, and scientists have been wondering why. They have been studying alligator stem cells to help them figure out a way of stimulating tooth growth in humans.
Led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, a global team of researchers have discovered cellular mechanisms in tooth... [Continue Reading]
Tips that can help protect your teeth when you are away from your floss and toothbrush are always helpful. Life can be hectic and it is easy to place oral health on the back burner. Hate to burst your bubble, but ignoring your teeth isn’t an option. You must invest in oral care, and this information will make it easier. Now, part of your healthy oral habits can be as... [Continue Reading]
Dental care is extremely important for children. Not pushing oral hygiene at an early age is going to lead to a range of problems in the future. You will always find that those children that had good oral hygiene from an early age will not have problems with their teeth and gums later on in life. As a new parent, you might feel fairly helpless, but there are actually a lot of things that you... [Continue Reading]
Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just about brushing and flossing. While these are very beneficial practices, a healthy mouth begins with a healthy diet. Some foods, by their very nature, are more destructive to teeth and gums than others. Cutting these foods out of your diet is not necessary, but be sure to rinse your mouth with water after consuming them, and always maintain a... [Continue Reading]
If you’re in the middle of your nightly flossing or toothbrushing and you notice a bit of pink in the sink when you spit, you’ve got a bit of a problem. It means your gums are bleeding, and they’re probably sore to the touch as well. Those are two of the major warning signs of gingivitis, a gum disease that inflames the tissue around the base of your teeth. It’s nothing... [Continue Reading]
There are few oral maladies quite as uncomfortable as sensitive teeth. It’s not like you have a cavity or anything, but every time you drink something extra hot or cold, every time you try to eat your favorite sugary snack, or even when you just walk outside on a cold, blustery day you find your mouth has become a throbbing mess. Although it’s not due to a cavity, tooth sensitivity... [Continue Reading]
There are few natural gifts you are given that are more important than your teeth. Teeth are used every single day, often in ways you don’t think about. They help you communicate, keeping your jaw and lips in the proper formation. They are obviously an absolute necessity in the eating process, but they will also help you land a mate. How often are you drawn to a new person due to their... [Continue Reading]
You read labels and shop at farmers’ markets to eat right, exercise and hit the weights to keep your body in great shape, but how much time, thought and energy do you commit to maintaining oral health? You can always lose weight, but you only get one set of teeth. If you mistreat them you’re in for years of pain, complicated surgical procedures and stiff bills. Some oral issues are... [Continue Reading]
Very few people actually look forward to the dentist, and it’s pretty clear why this is the case. Even if you take good care of your teeth it’s an uncomfortable and nerve-wracking experience. You’re laid back in a chair staring up into a bright light, while a relative stranger pries your mouth open and pokes around. There are terrifying machines, the grating sound of the... [Continue Reading]
"The Greater Houston Dental Society was founded over 100 years ago. The GHDS is the local component of the Texas Dental Association and the American Dental Association and is the fourth-largest local component society in the United States, with a ...
(May 25, 2013, Ultimate Fort Bend)
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(May 25, 2013, Patch.com)
A meeting chaired by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here on Friday with Minister of State for Medical Education Minister Sharan Prakash Rudrappa Patil and Higher Education and Tourism Minister R.V. Deshpande has resolved the imbroglio over admissions ...
(May 25, 2013, The Hindu)
The Nebraska Institute of Comprehensive Dentistry (NICD) located in Omaha, Nebraska is pleased to announce the addition of Kendra Haynes Fox, Registered Dental Hygienist with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska School of ...
(May 25, 2013, PR Web (press release))
LeAna Powell, 29, reluctantly showed lawmakers the gap in her teeth that many Medi-Cal recipients have these days, all because the state stopped providing dental care to low-income residents on Medi-Cal. To address a budget deficit in 2009, state ...
(May 25, 2013, abc7.com)
Sand Bryant of Care Source, left, and Carrie Massie Program Director of CAO Dental Center holding replica of $10,000 check received by the center from Care Source. slideshow · <p>Submitted photo</p><p>Misty Scalf with new. Submitted photo. Misty Scalf ...
(May 25, 2013, Portsmouth Daily Times)
A new dental clinic that recently opened in Pasadena fills a major health care gap for those who have HIV, but lack insurance. That's because while nonprofit and public health agencies typically step in to provide anti-viral medications and other ...
(May 24, 2013, Pasadena Sun)
Appointments for children birth through high school with limited access to dental care can be scheduled by calling Kent Elementary at 253-373-7579. The SmileMobile is staffed by a clinic manager, dentist and dental assistant and teams of local ...
(May 24, 2013, Maple Valley Reporter)
People who want to help with the dental clinic, by volunteering or donating items, can contact Melissa Ward at 740-701-0670. Hope Clinic also is challenging the community to commit to an annual $25 donation to the clinic as part of its Count Me In ...
(May 24, 2013, Chillicothe Gazette)
It's all because the state of California no longer provides dental care to low-income residents on Medi-Cal. To address a budget deficit in 2009, state leaders eliminated those services. "All they do is pull teeth. So, your option is to get your teeth ...
(May 24, 2013, abc7news.com)
Their third month's report for this year implies that, while dental technology hasn't been the strongest sector, it's making a revival. "March Dental Survey – Showing Signs of Life" says that results are encouraging, and that patient volumes are ...
(May 24, 2013, Dentistry IQ)
May 24, 2013 -- The Oklahoma Dental Association (ODA) has collected more than $19,000 that will be used to help the seven dentists and seven dental students whose homes were damaged by this week's devastating tornadoes. No dentists or dental ...
(May 24, 2013, DrBicuspid.com)