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    World-first therapeutic dental vaccine

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    A team of dental scientists at the Oral Health CRC at the University of Melbourne has been working on a vaccine for chronic periodontitis for the past 15 years with industry partner CSL. Clinical trials on periodontitis patients could potentially begin in 2018. Moderate to severe periodontitis affects one in three adults and more than…

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    FOXI3 gene is involved in dental cusp formation

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    Hairless dogs such as the Chinese crested dog or the Mexican hairless dog are among the oldest dog breeds worldwide and already attracted the attention of the great naturalists Carl Linnaeus and Charles Darwin. The missing hair of these dog breeds is the result of a mutation of the forkhead box I3 gene (FOXI3) which…

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    Early human ancestor didn’t have the jaws of a nutcracker

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    But new research by an international team of researchers now shows that Australopithecus sediba didn’t have the jaw and tooth structure necessary to exist on a steady diet of hard foods. “Most australopiths had amazing adaptations in their jaws, teeth and faces that allowed them to process foods that were difficult to chew or crack…

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    Teeth of cadavers reveal their identity

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    “There is sufficient dental diversity between people to enable a scientifically-based human identification method to be developed for forensic purposes,” says Stella Martín de las Heras, lead author of the study and a professor of Legal and Forensic Medicine at the University of Granada (UGR). In order to reach this conclusion, the researcher and her…

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    Feeling disgust may enhance our ability to detect impurities

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    If something looks dirty and disgusting, we typically assume it’s contaminated in some way; when something is white, however, we are more likely to assume that it’s clean and pure. Research has shown that people from many different cultures hold this association between lightness and purity, which may explain why we prefer white teeth, white…

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    DIY Braces Is Not The New Martha Stewart In Dentistry

      To this date, there are several online advertisements for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) braces spreading like wild-fire on the internet hence for those patients who are on tight budget (yet wants to look posh) would grab the chance to have these controversial braces. Through their advertisements, they would provide claims, good reviews and great feedbacks enticing…

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    Asia-Pacific Dental Implants and Final Abutments Markets 2015-2021

        The Asia-Pacific markets as defined in this report include Japan, South Korea, Australia and China. The dental implant fixture markets are segmented by four different sets of criteria in this report: procedure type, shape, connection type and implant application. The final abutment markets are segmented by abutment fabrication type. The Asia-Pacific market in…

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    DIY Braces Is Not The New Martha Stewart In Dentistry

      To this date, there are several online advertisements for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) braces spreading like wild-fire on the internet hence for those patients who are on tight budget (yet wants to look posh) would grab the chance to have these controversial braces. Through their advertisements, they would provide claims, good reviews and great feedbacks enticing…

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    The Controversy That Is Amalgam

    There have been a lot of questions surrounding the use of amalgam in restorative dentistry. But with a long line of history on its usage this dental material has been tried and tested and is still proven as one of the most durable restorative materials available in the dental market. However, despite its durability, many…

  • Quality-Dental-Sydney-34

    The Controversy That Is Amalgam

    There have been a lot of questions surrounding the use of amalgam in restorative dentistry. But with a long line of history on its usage this dental material has been tried and tested and is still proven as one of the most durable restorative materials available in the dental market. However, despite its durability, many…

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    Essential Factors to Achieving a High Quality Cure

    So many aspects and variables affect the final outcome of a restoration, be it the technical difficulty of the restoration itself, the quality of the preparation, the chosen composite resin used, etc. However, the impact of the success and longevity of a restoration’s cure is too often ignored. Achieving a predictable, high-quality cure every time…

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