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Did you know about Vulcanite dentures?

Before restorative dental care was available, the only treatment for dental pain was extraction. Unfortunately there were no suitable materials or techniques available for the fabrication of satisfactory dentures. The problem was the lack of a durable and affordable...

Study: Dental visits cut pneumonia risk

October 28, 2016 -- Patients with regularly scheduled dental visits are less likely to come down with pneumonia, according to a new study. Researchers studied data from more than 26,000 patients to reach this conclusion, and they presented their findings in a poster...

Grow Yourself New Teeth

Dental stem cells hold promise for replacing damaged teeth and even jawbone By David Levin- Tufts University Losing teeth is part of childhood. For adults, however, missing molars or broken incisors require a manmade solution in the form of dentures or implants. Using...

Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities?

In 2011-2012, dental cavities, or caries, affected 91% of adults aged 20-64 years in the US, exacerbated by consumption of sugary foods and drink, lack of oral hygiene and not paying regular visits to the dentist. For the mouth to stay healthy, pH levels must be...

New Nasal Spray Pain Medication to be Available Soon

Septodont agrees to promote NSAID nasal spray for pain From DrBicuspid.com February 9, 2016 -- Egalet has announced a collaboration agreement with Septodont, in which the company will promote Egalet's Sprix (ketorolac tromethamine) nasal spray exclusively to dentists...

Saving Cracked Teeth Via Early Diagnosis

By Theresa Pablos, DrBicuspid.com assistant editor January 28, 2016 ­­ What if you never had to get dental anesthesia through a needle again? A recent study evaluated the possibility of using an electric current instead of a needle for local anesthesia during routine...

Saving Cracked Teeth Via Early Diagnosis

Baylor Dental Journal, Fall/Winter 2015   A cracked tooth may begin without warning as a tiny fissure on the chewing surface and begin its advance through the tooth undetected.  It may lurk in silence even as repeated stress causes the crack to advance downward...