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Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth
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Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth

Less than a third of ethnic Portuguese nationals have all their natural teeth, while more than ten percent have lost eight teeth or more, according to a barometer carried out at the request of the national Dentists’ Association. According to the 2017 Portuguese oral health barometer, 68 percent of Portuguese have lost at least one…

8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener
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8 Million Brits Admit To Using Illegal Teeth Whitener

United Kingdom – Despite numerous reports detailing the side effects of illegal teeth whitening, the temptation to trust unqualified practitioners to create a gleaming white smile is still prevalent in the UK. Recent research has found how one in four adults (24%) have undergone teeth whitening, with almost half (45%) using an illegal provider. Research…

Dental Receptionist Caught Stealing From Patients
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Dental Receptionist Caught Stealing From Patients

DELTONA – Lucina Rodriguez, 52, of Deltona is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from patients at Dental Care of Deltona, authorities at the Volusia County Jail reported. A dental clinic receptionist stole thousands of dollars from customers over the course of more than a year, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. Lucina Rodriguez, 52, of Deltona was…

Wild Turkey Crashes into Orthodontics Office
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Wild Turkey Crashes into Orthodontics Office

An orthodontics office in Rhode Island got an unexpected patient this week. You read that headline correctly. A wild turkey crashed through a window at Pezza Orthodontics, which is located on Pontiac Avenue in Cranston. Pezza Orthodontics says in a Facebook post they thought the office had been robbed when they found the windows broken….

Vanguard Welcomes Master of Implantology, Dr. Damir Mukhamadiev
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Vanguard Welcomes Master of Implantology, Dr. Damir Mukhamadiev

Karachi- Vanguard school of Oral Implantology is at the leading front of providing intensive courses of oral implantology, imparting evidence based theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience to its participants. The courses are designed by the renowned masters of implantology from Pakistan and overseas. Vanguard’s faculty is an alliance of renowned national and International implant specialists…

Are robots about to become the new dentists?
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Are robots about to become the new dentists?

A Chinese dentist-robot successfully fit implants in a patient’s mouth without human assistance – are robots posing a threat to dentists’ jobs? The success of this procedure has raised both hopes for technology and fear for dentists’ jobs. Should dentists be feeling threatened for their jobs now that robots can perform dental procedures? This one…

Newborn baby born with SEVEN fully grown teeth
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Newborn baby born with SEVEN fully grown teeth

A doctor in India was shocked and stunned to discover seven fully grown teeth in a newborn baby’s mouth. He believes it may be the first such case in the world’s history. Prayan Sharma was born on 30th June in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, with seven fully grown teeth in his lower gums. But his first-time parents, mother…

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