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Why some dental implants work and others don't

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that controls high blood pressure, ...

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CDC urges dental sealants for all low-income children

(HealthDay)—Treatments that seal a child's back teeth can prevent most cavities, but many children—particularly those living in poverty—don't get them, according to research published in the Oct. 18 early-release issue ...

Oct 19, 2016
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How sharks could help us regrow our own human teeth

Sharks are the ultimate predators of the aquatic realm thanks to one character in particular – teeth. Not only are shark's teeth razor sharp but they are also constantly regrown throughout life, gradually replaced like ...

Aug 05, 2016
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Child oral health program triples preventive visits

An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles, the UCLA–First 5 LA 21st Century Dental Homes Project, has more than tripled preventive dental visits for children from birth to age 5, ...

Jun 29, 2016
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