November 10 2015

Sugar reduction: The evidence for action

During the last week of October 2015, Public Health England (PHE) published a report on the ruinous health effects...
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November 4 2015

The pros and cons of local anesthetics used in dentistry

Presently, the majority of local anesthetics used in dentistry are amides with esters being rarely administered. Vasoconstrictors, such as...
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October 28 2015

Using bacteria to fight disease may one day improve oral health

A trip to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking event. We’re helpless as these oral professionals examine our mouths...
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October 14 2015

Tooth decay more prevalent in younger students

New statistics show 17 per cent of children checked last year by public health staff had tooth decay. Staff...
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October 7 2015

Dr. Archie Morrison speaks about the update to the systematic review on osteonecrosis of the jaw

In this short interview, Dr. Archie Morrison speaks about the update to the 2009 systematic review on osteonecrosis of...
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September 29 2015

Alleviating anxiety during dental visits

The thought of sitting in a dentist’s chair has filled me with terror for as long as I can...
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September 22 2015

Tiny silica particles could be used to repair damaged teeth, research shows

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in...
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September 16 2015

What are Canadian dental professional students taught about infant, toddler and prenatal oral health

Establishing dental homes for children at an early age is an important step toward instilling good oral health practices...
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September 8 2015

What are the indications and contraindications of removing impacted third molars?

Removal of impacted third molars is the most common surgery in the dental office. The most common impacted teeth:...
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September 2 2015

What should be included in an infant dental health program?

This information was adapted from Dental Secrtes, Elsevier, 2015. ” To view more on this article or other articles...
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