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Water fluoridation confirmed to prevent dental decay in US children and adolescents
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Water fluoridation confirmed to prevent dental decay in US children and adolescents

The fluoridation of America’s drinking water was among the great public health achievements of the twentieth century but there is a scarcity of studies from the last three decades investigating the impact of water fluoridation on dental health in the U.S. population. A recent study “Water fluoridation and dental caries in U.S. children and adolescents,”…

Warning Issued to Parents: Protect Your Child’s Brain and Teeth from this Dangerous Chemical Exposure
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Warning Issued to Parents: Protect Your Child’s Brain and Teeth from this Dangerous Chemical Exposure

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is unifying two events in May, Mother’s Day (May 13) and Fluoride Awareness Week (May 20-27), to issue a warning to parents about a health risk that is often overlooked.  More specifically, the non-profit organization, which consists of a global network of dentists, medical, and research…

R&D to Harness Stem Cell Technology to Develop and Commercialize Tooth Regeneration Technology
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R&D to Harness Stem Cell Technology to Develop and Commercialize Tooth Regeneration Technology

Global dental industry has undergone a drastic transformation over the last decade. Teeth are among the most important part of human beings, which helps in performing various activities ranging from feeding to articulation to that of esthetics, loss of which could led to physical and psychological issues. As such, many advancements have been made in…

Protecting your teeth from stress
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Protecting your teeth from stress

Stress can often interfere with a good night sleep. It can even damage your teeth, if you’re one of the 30 million people who grind their teeth at night. Dr. Ukti Phadnis with Wethersfield Medical Group answers our questions on protecting your dental health.   How can stress affect our teeth? * Stress can lead to teeth grinding…