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July 11, 2011 News Theft in the dental office

A word to the wise – nothing should surprise you

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From Dr. Bicuspid – think it can’t happen to you?  That’s your first mistake……we live in very strange times…….reporters hacking the cell phones of private citizens to fill “newspapers”, a repeat of the 30’s for many, too many, desperate times

May 26, 2011 News Oral cancer

Study aims to improve oral cancer surgery outcomes – Canucks RULE!

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From Dr. Bicuspid – May 26, 2011 The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) in Vancouver has launched a $4.7 million Pan-Canadian clinical trial aimed at improving outcomes for patients undergoing surgery for oral squamous cell cancers — the Canadian Optically Guided

May 10, 2011 News Stem cell research

Blood vessel cells aid tissue repair

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May 3, 2011 News Stem cell research

Dental stem cell banking; the gift that keeps on giving

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By Christine Taxin – from Dental IQ In 2000, scientists at the NIH (NIDCR) discovered stem cells in teeth. These “dental” stem cells have already been used to regenerate alveolar bone and treat periodontal disease in human clinical studies. These

April 11, 2011 News Stem cell research

Efficacy of Periodontal Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Advanced Periodontitis

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From Ingenta Connect Abstract: Image via Wikipedia Periodontitis is the most common cause for tooth loss in adults and advanced types affect 10-15% of adults worldwide. The attempts to save tooth and regenerate the periodontal apparatus including cementum, periodontal ligament,

April 3, 2011 News Stem cell research

Regenerative Dentistry

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From Dental Tribune The First International Conference on Dental and Craniofacial Stem Cells will take place April 27 to 29 in New York City. (DTI/Photo NYC and Company) Mar 29, 2011 | USA International conference on dental and craniofacial stem

March 14, 2011 News Stem cell research

Regenerative Medicine

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Bioengineering of dental stem cells in a PEGylated fibrin gel                              March 2011, Vol. 6, No. 2, Pages 191-200         Kerstin M Galler, Adriana C

March 8, 2011 News Pathology

Study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females

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From Physorg.com A UNC study released this week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds an increasing incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young white females in the United States over the last three decades. A team of

February 23, 2011 News ImplantologyTradeshowsTrends in Dental Education

Academy of Osseointegration to meet in Washington – Tea Baggers up in arms over stem cell bone regenerative techniques

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The Academy of Osseointegration’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., will focus on ‘Combining Fundamental Principles with New Technologies.’ (DTI/Photo stock.xchg) Feb 22, 2011 | USA – FROM DENTAL TRIBUNE INTERNATIONAL by Academy of Osseointegration WASHINGTON, DC: Recognizing implant dentistry‘s global

February 19, 2011 News Stem cell research

What goes on in Vegas, doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas – uh oh!!!!

by ken

Research into the collection and use of dental stem cells are in the early phase,but already some are saying the future is promising. In Las Vegas,a couple of dentists will pull children’s teeth to ship them off so the stem

January 17, 2011 News General News

New Drug Targets Chronic Pain, Won’t Dull Acute Pain

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A new drug, developed by a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, shows promise for controlling chronic pain caused by nerve damage.  The drug, called NB001, produces strong pain-killing effects in mice and in human neuronal cell lines

September 11, 2010 News Stem cell research

Who knew?

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ScienceDaily (Sep. 10, 2010) — For most people, wisdom teeth are not much more than an annoyance that eventually needs to be removed. However, a new study appearing in the Sept. 17Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that wisdom teeth contain a valuable

May 24, 2010 News Stem cell research

Dental stem cell potential explored

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The purpose of this blog for now is to stimulate commentary that leads to postings of the latest information on the topics under discussion. The goal is collaboration from Canadian dentists on their wants and needs. It will find it’s