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Tissue Engineering is Taking Over the Medical World
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Tissue Engineering is Taking Over the Medical World

Tissue engineering, broadly described as the combination of cells, engineering methods and biochemical factors to create living biological tissue, is a fast-growing field that has the potential to significantly accelerate the advancement of medicine. In IDTechEx’snew report, Tissue Engineering 2018 – 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, the market for engineered living tissues is forecasted to reach $4.8 billion…

Stop These Habits or You’ll Have Yellow Teeth for Life
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Stop These Habits or You’ll Have Yellow Teeth for Life

Yellowing can creep up on you little by little, especially if you love your tea, coffee, soft drinks, or cigarettes. The good news is that you can always whiten your teeth after they’ve yellowed, but the even better news is that you can also prevent them from yellowing in the first place! Knowing the mechanism…

HIV/AIDS in Pakistan
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HIV/AIDS in Pakistan

    Dr.Mahreen Shahzad Associate Professor & Head Oral Diagnostic & Medicine Department SIR SYED COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES HIV is documented as a health concern in Pakistan with amount of cases increasing yearly. fairly high drug use and lack of acceptance that non-marital sex is common in the society have allowed the HIV epidemic to take hold in Pakistan,…

Mobile Dentistry
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Mobile Dentistry

By: Ayesha Bibi, Mehwash Kashif As active members of the Pakistan dental community, we would like to bring into knowledge the importance and role of mobile dentistry. Mobile dentistry answers the following questions. Why do children cry while sitting on a dental chair and don’t open their mouth for examination? Why do elderly people and…

Here’s Why You Grind Your Teeth At Night, & How You Can Stop
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Here’s Why You Grind Your Teeth At Night, & How You Can Stop

It’s known as bruxism and according to the Canadian Sleep Society, about eight per cent of adults and 14 per cent of kids report grinding their teeth a few times a week. “I’d say the majority of people experience at least some grinding,” Dr. Larry Levin, president of the Canadian Dental Association, says. “It’s often thought…

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist
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5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist  Let’s face it: teeth aren’t the most exciting topic in the beauty world, but having a great smile is on everyone’s wish list. Luckily for Us, Dr Michael Apa, dentist to stars including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen gave us the rundown on all of the ways to get your smile red-carpet…

Brushing Your Teeth Can Actually Make You Less Bloated
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Brushing Your Teeth Can Actually Make You Less Bloated

As if you needed another reason to keep your mouth clean! A piece of fresh mint gum isn’t enough to clean up your dirty mouth — and if you don’t clean your teeth well enough, the billions of bacteria you’re allowing to grow can end up in your gut. Food, water, and saliva travel through…

The Effect of Hormones On Women’s Dental Health
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The Effect of Hormones On Women’s Dental Health

You know that hormones affect your mood, but did you know they can also impact your mouth? It’s true: Hormonal fluctuations associated with puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, menopause and use of birth control medications can cause changes in your dental health. You may not be able to take control of your hormones, but you…

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