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Challenges Facing the American/Canadian Dental System – Are They Solvable?

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From Worldental.org – June 1st, 2011 Oral health has long been the subject of debate. Many believe, and studies have proven, that effective oral care is essential to overall general health and well-being. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of Americans

May 14, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryGeneral NewsTrends in Dentistry

India – the Popular Hotspot for Dental Tourism

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Thomas Friedman called it in his book, The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century.  From Worldental.org – India has always been an interesting and at the same time fascinating tourist spot for people from all over the

April 28, 2011 News General News

Checklist May Spot Autism at One-Year Checkup

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By Michael Smith, N.A. Correspondent, Medpage Today A simple checklist, administered at the one-year well-baby checkup, has the potential to identify children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) as early as 12 months — prompting earlier and possibly more effective treatment,

April 13, 2011 News Pathology

Penn Dental Medicine’s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk April 16

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From the April 12, 2011, Volume 57, No. 29 of the Penn Alamnac Penn Dental Medicine students are partnering with the national Oral Cancer Foundation to present Philadelphia‘s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 16, to recognize Oral Cancer

February 13, 2011 News Pathology

Compartmental tongue surgery yields better outcomes

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By Donna Domino, Associate Editor – from DrBicuspid.com – FULL ARTICLE February 9, 2011 — Tongue cancer patients who have compartmental tongue surgery live longer and have fewer recurrences of the disease compared with those who undergo conventional surgery, a new retrospective study

February 4, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

The Arizona Model: A New Paradigm for Dental Schools

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Critical Issues in Dental Education The traditional method for the delivery of didactic instruction and patient care in dental schools has come under fire from a number of sources over the past several years. The AmericanDental Education Association and others have outlined

July 16, 2010 News General News

Prostate Disease Linked to Gum Disease

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by Administrator – dentalblogs.com About 8% of the population suffers with prostate disease,or prostatitis. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have found that patients with prostatitis have a lower clinical attachment level (CAL) between gums and teeth. The link stems from