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January 29, 2019 News News

Man Pulls Out His Own Tooth with Pliers After 18-Month Wait to See NHS Dentist

by Ross McGuinness, Yahoo News UK

A man says he pulled out his own tooth after waiting 18 months for an NHS dentist. David Woodhouse, 62, from Ventongimps, near Truro, Cornwall, claimed he couldn’t get a place at the dental surgery near his home. “I had

December 3, 2018 News News

Calls For Action on Sugar After Teen, Children had 45,000 Operations to Remove Teeth Last Year

by Ellen Manning, Yahoo! News

There were more than 45,000 hospital operations to remove teeth from teenagers and children last year, figures show. That equates to around 180 each working day and has sparked calls for immediate action to tackle sugar consumption. UK youngsters are the biggest consumers

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Power of Healing

by Houman Abtin, BDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Diplomate American Board of Endodontics

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Too often teeth are extracted merely due to the presence of apical periodontitis. The size of the apical radiolucency is not an indication for tooth extraction. Bacteria play the main

April 13, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Surgeon Pulls Man’s Teeth Out “In Error”

by Jason Vermes, CBC Radio

Lee Schwaderer loves corn on the cob and singing with his church choir, but now he can’t enjoy either. When the 65-year-old Keswick, Ont., man went in for dental surgery three years ago, he says he woke up from anesthesia

December 19, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Surgery

New Stem Cell Delivery Regenerates Dental Pulp-Like Tissue

by Tufts University

When a tooth is damaged, either by severe decay or trauma, the living tissues that comprise the sensitive inner dental pulp become exposed and vulnerable to harmful bacteria. Once infection takes hold, few treatment options–primarily root canals or tooth extraction–are