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February 28, 2019 News News

Man’s Nose Was Stuffy Because He Had a Tooth Growing In It

by Leslie Young, Global News

A 59-year-old man just couldn’t unblock his nose, and there was a good reason why. The Danish man had suffered through nasal congestion and discharge for two years and was referred to a specialist, according to a report in the

September 24, 2018 News News

Research Study Finds Sweet Flavors in E-cigarette Liquids May Increase Risk of Dental Cavities

by ADA Foundation

A new research study has determined that vaping sweet e-cigarettes can increase the risk of dental cavities. The study investigated changes in cariogenic potential when tooth surfaces were exposed to certain e-cigarette aerosols in a controlled environment. The combination of

March 26, 2018 News News

Tooth Sensor Tracks User’s Diets, Chemical Intake

by Mario L. Major, Interesting Engineering

A new sensor has been developed that can track what you are eating — and no, it doesn’t involve surveillance, intelligence operatives or robots. The tiny sensors, which measure only 2 mm by 2mm, were created by a team of researchers

November 15, 2016 News NewsOral Health

Dental Detectives Use Single Tooth Fossil to Identify New Species

by GrrlScientist, Forbes

Paleontologists study evolution by examining as many fossils as they can unearth. These fossils are removed from rock or sediments, scraped clean and sorted based on similarities in appearance to each other and to other fossils. One of the most

January 24, 2012 News Decay assessment and prevention

Dried Licorice Root Fights Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

by ken

From WebDental – Dr. Carey Feuerman – January 14, 2012 Scientists are reporting identification of two substances in licorice — used extensively in Chinese traditional medicine — that kill the major bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease, the

October 8, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodontics

Orthograde Retreatment after Apico

by ken

The value of a discussion forum of colleagues continue to be an elusive dream for this blogster on www.oralhealthjournal.com – but I digress, I persist, I persevere and I perseverate. Visit https://public.me.com/ken.serota160 first – look under PUBLIC for Oral Health 10.8.pdf

September 9, 2011 News APPs

Updated list of iPhone/iPad/iTouch AAPs for dentistry

by ken

From Bibby Library News and Tips 1000 Dental Flashcards & Quiz ($1.99) 3D Dental A-Z: (.99) detailed visual insights into Teeth, Anatomy, Instruments, Care, Implants & more 3D Head and Neck Skeleton System: Concentrates on the bones of the head and neck.

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Eh,what’s up doc? Part Deux – starring Charlie Sheen

by ken

You are ALL encouraged to contribute cases to this blog……in excess of 16k dentists in this country – with the Internet, that’s a veritable treasure trove of learning to share and care. Begin forwarded message: From: Roberto Cristescu <cristescu.roberto.04@gmail.com>Date: August

August 12, 2011 News Research

Scientists unlock secrets of enamel formation

by ken

If they can do this, how come they can’t figure out how Palin and Bachman and Rob Ford were cloned from stem cells provided by Grover Nordquist, but I digress…….. From Dental Tribune – August 12, 2011 PITTSBURGH & ANN

May 21, 2011 News Orthodontics

More Veritas – Tooth Movement: Health Science or Unhealthy Cosmetics?

by ken

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May 3, 2011 News Stem cell research

Dental stem cell banking; the gift that keeps on giving

by ken

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 12, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryMarketing strategies

The naked tooth – curiouser and curiouser

by ken

Round and round it goes, and where it stops, I haven’t got a clue……… Read more…..

March 24, 2011 News Endodontics

Autotransplanation – tooth #4.8 to tooth #4.7

by ken

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March 23, 2011 News Implantology

That vision thing – thousand points of light – Nobel Active – mirror image

by ken

Nudder share and care case – this time Nobel Active………….please Canada – may we have some more…………….From Dr. Liviu Steier – Warwick U in England by way of Germany 69 years old male  Medical history N/A Tooth 3.6 lost about

March 7, 2011 News Dental LaboratoriesTradeshows

Strategic collaborations – and what is THIS telling you about the dental future?

by ken

Heraeus and Sensable Dental Continue Advancing Digital Dental Restorations   Heraeus Licenses its Acclaimed Premium Tooth Library to Sensable for Integration into Intellifit™ Digital Restoration System Image by Rob Enslin via Flickr SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —

January 30, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Keep an eye on S-Ray Incorporated – cbCT may only be the beginning

by ken

One of Dr. Ken Johnson’s patients at his dental office in Corvallis, Oregon was a timber products engineer who had a painful tooth. The patient did not want an x-ray due to radiation. An x-ray would have been little benefit,

January 9, 2011 News OrthodonticsPeriodontology

Is Gingival Recession a Consequence of an Orthodontic Tooth Size and/or Tooth Position Discrepancy? “A Paradigm Shift”

by ken

From Compendium – Colin Richman, DMD Abstract: BACKGROUND:Gingival recession (GR) is a commonly observed dental lesion. The underlying etiology has not been clearly identified, although several theories have been suggested. Tooth crowding or tooth malalignment is also frequently observed, with both

January 8, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

Platelet Rich Plasma Accelerates Healing Following Tooth Extraction

by ken

Posted by Dr. Todd Welch on Jan 8, 2011 in Oral Surgery The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) following tooth removal appears to speed healing and bone formation,according to an article in the Journal of Oral Implantology. When a tooth is removed, poor

October 11, 2010 News General News

Discus Dental Acquired by Philips

by ken

The Global Leader in Professional Tooth Whitening and Oral Care Products Acquired by Philips, the Makers of Sonicare, Broadening Its Oral Healthcare Portfolio CULVER CITY, CA, Oct 11, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Today, Discus Holdings, Inc. announced that it

June 30, 2010 News General News

New technique made cavity disappear in about a month, mice study found

by ken

by Eric Bland Dentists could soon hang up their drills. A new peptide, embedded in a soft gel or a thin, flexible film and placed next to a cavity, encourages cells inside teeth to regenerate in about a month, according