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Monday 27 April, 2015

Dental cleanings reduce heart attack risk

People who have their teeth scraped and cleaned had lowered their heart attack and stroke risk by 24 and 13 percent respectively, compared to those who never had a dental cleaning  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, November 10th, 2011
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Fighting gum disease easier when fat cells disappear

The human body is better geared to fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, go away  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Sugar-free chewing gums may be ‘no better for your teeth’

Chewing sugar-free gum could be just as bad for your teeth as the regular kind  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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Sugar-free polyol gum, lozenges, hard candy help prevent cavities

A multi-disciplinary expert panel has recommended that sugar-free chewing gum, lozenges and hard candy including xylitol or polyol combinations  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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Mentally ill prone to poor teeth

People suffering from severe mental illnesses are thrice as likely to lose their teeth because of poor oral health as compared to that of the general population  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Now, oral mucosa cells manipulated into young, fetal-like stem cells

Scientists at Tel Aviv University”s Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine have successfully collected cells from oral mucosa – the membrane that lines the inside of our mouths  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Painless fillings set to make dreaded dentist’s drill history

Trips to the dentist is about to get a lot less painful as the whine of the dentist’s drill will soon be silenced for good, scientists say  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
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Twitter is new means for public to communicate health concerns

A study has found that social networking site Twitter is a new means for the public to communicate health concerns and seek solutions  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Soon, 3D printer to ‘print’ your new teeth to replace broken ones!

You may no longer have to wait for days and months for dental implants, as soon your dentist will be able to quickly scan your jaw and “print” your new teeth using a rapid prototyping machine known More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 15th, 2011
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‘Dentists can identify people with undiagnosed diabetes’

Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have found that dental visits can help in identifying individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are unaware of their condition  More...