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Oral Cancer Surgery Turns Less Complex Now
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Oral Cancer Surgery Turns Less Complex Now

Reconstruction using inner part of cheek avoids chances of morbidity. Reconstruction using the inner part of the cheek is emerging as a new technique for treating small to medium oral cancer. Oncologists say this marks a deviation from the present technique of treating defects of the tongue and the floor of the mouth by reconstruction…

These 2 New Discoveries will Improve Dental Anaesthesia
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These 2 New Discoveries will Improve Dental Anaesthesia

Microneedles can increase the effectiveness of topical anesthesia used in dentistry Researchers from Brazil and Texas have started human testing of a new strategy to increase the effectiveness of topical anesthesia used in dentistry to reduce patient discomfort during oral injections. It involves a small device containing 57 microneedles, which, when placed on the gums,…

The Life-Saving Reason for Holding on to Baby Teeth
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The Life-Saving Reason for Holding on to Baby Teeth

Are baby teeth important? Well, scientists are calling on parents to hold on to their children’s baby teeth for a very important reason. When your child starts losing their baby teeth it’s not only a big and exciting change for them, but for parents as well. One of the many markers that your child is…

Unnecessary Dental Antibiotics Spreading Dangerous Bacteria
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Unnecessary Dental Antibiotics Spreading Dangerous Bacteria

Dentists prescribing unnecessary antibiotics could be spreading an antibiotic-resistant superbug infection, researchers have claimed. The superbug, Clostridium difficile, is directly linked to antibiotic use. The bacteria causes life-threatening diarrhoea, and costs the US $1billion in medical costs a year. Some dentists prescribe antibiotics as a preventative against heart infections in patients with heart conditions, rather…

The Ultimate Dental Guide all Senior Citizens Need
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The Ultimate Dental Guide all Senior Citizens Need

Maintaining good dental health is important as we age. Many people are able to keep their teeth longer than ever before these days thanks to the wonders of modern medicine. But dental problems can arise later in life if proper care and maintenance is not maintained. While gum disease and tooth loss can be common…

Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front
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Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front

Stem Cells: Few research discoveries hold as much promise of single-handedly expanding medical treatment options as they do. Miraculously able to act as transformers—either re-creating or morphing into a variety of cell types found within the organisms they originate from—stem cells offer humanity hope for new, more effective therapies against a number of chronic and…

Breakthrough treatment could eliminate cancer for good
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Breakthrough treatment could eliminate cancer for good

Scientists say a newly discovered method of killing cancer cells could be the most effective treatment yet. A recently discovered method of eradicating cancer cells can potentially eliminate tumours and minimize the threat of debilitating side effects and disease recurrence, according to scientists. This process is termed Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), and thus far…

Ancient teeth reveal vitamin D deficiency
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Ancient teeth reveal vitamin D deficiency

Recent advancements in archeology have uncovered many lesser known facts and hidden truths about the world. Researchers have made groundbreaking discoveries in the field of dentistry. After careful analysis of layers of dentine in teeth found at historical sites, archeologists and researchers have found occurrences of malnutrition throughout history. Scientists have revealed the malnutrition pattern…

Baby teeth can be used to make medicines!
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Baby teeth can be used to make medicines!

New research is constantly going on and studies in the world of medicine are rapid and profound. In dentistry, new research has come in that show promising results. It has been deduced that baby teeth contain stem cells and when used to make medicines they can be used to treat quite a few degenerative diseases…

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