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When Teeth Are Damaged

When Teeth Are Damaged

Pro-athletes are excellent examples of what not to do when you damage a tooth. The Brooklyn Nets power forward, Reggie Evans’ live TV demonstration last year showed the world (and...


Need Another Reason to Quit Smoking?

Need Another Reason to Quit Smoking?

It’s not exactly a shocking revelation that smoking is bad for you. Any time that a warning label has to be put on something that says “this will eventually kill...


Acidic Drinks Cause Tooth Erosion

Acidic Drinks Cause Tooth Erosion

The biggest problem, at least from a dental standpoint, with things like soda and energy drinks, is the high acid levels found in them. It’s not just bad for your...


The Dangers of Missing Teeth

The Dangers of Missing Teeth

It’s normal for us to lose teeth when we are kids. They fall out naturally and are replaced by our adult teeth later in our development. However, when you lose...


RegeneCure Starts New Clinical Study

RegeneCure Starts New Clinical Study

A company called RegeneCure, which develops, produces and markets synthetic implants for bone reconstruction and fracture fusion in the dental, orthopedic and cosmetic fields, have announced the start of a...


Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth in Children

Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth in Children

Every so often it’s discovered that a traditional medical practice has, or could have, repercussions on children or adults that have gone on unnoticed. Recently researchers from Tufts University of...


NeoStem Stem Cells Revolutionize Tooth Replacement

NeoStem Stem Cells Revolutionize Tooth Replacement

Researchers from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (UM) and New York-based NeoStem Inc. have developed a revolutionary new way to extract stem cells from adults – not fetuses....


Dental Implants for Heart Patients

Dental Implants for Heart Patients

If you’re a heart patient, getting even small medical procedures can be a major problem. The complications arising from the combination of medications and precautions you have to take can...


The Link between Asthma and Cavities

The Link between Asthma and Cavities

There have recently been some rumors floating around about the link between Asthma and cavities. The first thought that would come to most people’s minds is that maybe the albuterol...


Growing New Teeth

Growing New Teeth

Researchers at King’s College, London, have recently done something straight from a science fiction novel. The researchers have mixed cells from human adult gum tissue with tooth-inducing cells from mouse...