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Dentists Tapped for New Role: Drug Screenings

A visit to the dentist has the potential to be more than a checkup of our teeth as patients are increasingly screened ...

Dentists Tapped for New Role: Drug Screenings

A visit to the dentist has the potential to be more than a checkup of our teeth as patients are increasingly screened ...

Dental coverage for patients with Medicaid may not prevent tooth-related ER visits

Access to dental care by low-income Americans has become the exception, rather than the rule, as fewer dentists accept Medicaid, according to a new study. ... Full story

Oral piercings can cause serious dental problems, warns dentist

Piercings may have cool factor, but many young adults are unaware of risk factors to gums and teeth, research shows ... Full story

Dental patients to win through 30-year agreement

The University of Adelaide and SA Health today formalised a 30-year agreement on dental training paving the way for improved community dental services for the South Australian community with new state of the art facilities for both staff and students. ... Full story

CSI: new product for identifying burn victims

A University of Adelaide forensic dentist is on a mission to help identify victims of fatal burn injuries, developing a new product that dramatically reduces the time it takes to identify burn victims. ... Full story

Ancient dental plaque reveals healthy eating and respiratory irritants 400,000 years ago

University of Leicester involved in study that provides remarkable insights into ancient lifestyle ... Full story

Change of approach in dental care across Europe

The University of Leeds is at the forefront of a new four-year project which aims to transform future dental care across Europe. ... Full story

Can researchers enhance the dental experience for children with autism?

Record-setting grant will help USC division study sensory stimuli that lessen a child’s anxiety during oral care. ... Full story

CWRU dental researchers discover some disease-fighting cells may actually prolong inflammation

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine have unraveled one of the mysteries of how a small group of immune cells work: That some inflammation-fighting immune cells may actually convert into cells that trigger disease. ... Full story

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