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Dentist's note for vegetarians
...l history, and patients should always inform their dentist
if they adhere to a special diet of any kind," he concluded....
Cytobrush to detect oral cancer
...ystems, a New York-based health devices company, a dentist
who finds an area of concern runs a small round brush - similar to a mascara wand over the suspicious lesion. “The bristles are like those on a toothbrush,” Greenberg said. “They can penetrate and get a better sampling of cells than the old scrapin...
Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients
...rew into to a halo-like device, designed with Rush dentist
Alvaro Figueroa, worn in front of the face. With a turn of a screwdriver twice a day, parents tighten the wires. That tightening moves the pieces of bone forward a millimeter a day. As that happens, the body manufactures new bone to fill the gap. Ov...
Awareness of oral cancer is low
...cies. //The warning signs can be investigated by a dentist
and early diagnosis often leads to a cure. But, as...ou could have an oral cancer examination (ask your dentist
about this). And only 12 per cent had ever had such an exam. 70% were aware that tobacco is a risk...
Ways to whiter teeth!
...a non-stain covering, made of porcelain, which the dentist
bonds to the tooth enamel, is another alternative to keep teeth white and shining....
Heart disease diagnosed by dentist?
may be the first one to suspect health problems, i...aid Dr. E. Mac Edington, a Clarksville, Tennessee, dentist
. "By eliminating a local infection involving a tooth or the gums, patients have been able to decr...
A Reason To Smile
...re creating a whole new experience for patients in dentist
offices across the country. Dentists say lasers are putting more smiles on their patients' faces.// Laser procedures in dentistry are minimally invasive, result in less tissue removal, less bleeding and less discomfort for patients. There are a vari...
Futuristic devices are here to take care of dental problems
...rovide the latest technological tools to guide the dentist
in his treatment. A showcase of latest innovations in the world of oral care, the convention is expected to provide the dentists means to diagnose dental problems at very early stages, that will go a long way in preventing dental problems in childre...
Dental appointment fear: is it gender specific?
...etime in Canada. One of the reasons for avoiding a dentist
appointment might be pain, as 12.4% wanted painless tooth extraction or treatment and 42.3% wanted cheaper ways to opt for anesthesia. Reference: Anesthesia Progress, June 2005...
Sedation dentistry: a new way to overcome fear of dentists
...le to feel pain or remember anything. The sedation dentist
will be monitoring the patient’s vital signs so as...viate the problems of people who had been avoiding dentist
appointments out of fear. Reference: Press Release Newswire, July 205...
Gum disease may be caused by blood clotting gene
...careful with their dental hygiene and to visit the dentist
Dentists Recommend Kids Use Mouthguard To Protect Them When Doing Sports
...her fixed dental appliance on their lower jaw, the dentist
may suggest a mouth protector for those teeth as well. Kids suffer thousands of injuries each year on the playing field, the basketball court or while skateboarding, biking or during other activities. "Injuries to the face from participating in a...
A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand
...a doctor without the need to visit a specialist or dentist
for fitting. Robertson said using the device was similar to buying a new pair of shoes and getting used to them. It has Federal Drug Administration approval in the US and is about to become widely available in New Zealand on prescription through G...
Smokers Avoid Dental Care More Than Others
...efforts by asking smokers why they don’t visit the dentist
more often. The research may determine whether this is a matter of personal choice, a lack of awareness, a financial issue, or whether there are obstacles as part of the dental visit itself. Source: Newswise...
Smokers Cloud Has A Silver Lining?
...sk of oral health problems. A regular visit to the dentist
is a must for everyone. Not only can your dentist
pick up problems with teeth, he or she can also check for gum disease or oral cancer. The survey ...
Wisdom Teeth: To Be Or Not To Be?
...and that too one which has not yet erupted? Your dentist
is right, says a recent article published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The article tracks a study in which 254 patients who avoided getting their wisdom teeth removed. These patients in their late teens to early 20s experienced g...
Drinking, Smoking And Unhealthy Food Linked To Mouth Cancer In Young People
...vey points out that frequent check up of mouths by dentist
or physician is required to be done by the young, ...on weekly is required and a mouth examination by a dentist
or physician is required for every six months, which can help in early diagnosis of mouth cancer. ...
Sensitive teeth could become bad memories
... tooth at some point of their life. A visit to the dentist
will tell you that 'your tooth is worn out' or 'you brush in a hard way, so your teeth are damaged.' // Now scientists from the Leeds University have come out with a solution that could make sensitive teeth a bad memory. The researchers have develop...
Dental health neglected by over 60 % of Indians
... mass screening programs or a regular visit to the dentist
such as once every year. The results of a survey c...uch as 60% of people in India have never visited a dentist
and only 2% actually visit a dentist
regularly. When it comes to dental problems, a dentist’s clin...
Hate flossing? No problem, Waterpik? Dental Water Jet will do the needful
...good idea to regularly floss your teeth or so your dentist
tells you. But then the whole process is cumbersome and a larger percentage of the population does not indulge in flossing. Consequently, plaque // accumulates in between the teeth and this leads to gum problems including bleeding gums, receding gums...
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