Cavities prevent cancer? That can’t be right. But according to a study released in JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery this month, it is — People with more cavities are at a reduced risk for certain head and neck cancers. So, does this mean cavities aren’t as bad as we thought?
…if they’re encrusted onto your teeth. No, I’m not talking about the ‘grillz’ celebrities like Katy Perry seem to be sporting at high-profile events. Researchers at UCLA and the NanoCarbon Research Institute in Japan have found that nano diamonds might be the future of oral health.
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Ok, this is just so well done:
Without a mouthful of teeth, our appearances would be startlingly different (like this!). Although skipping out on flossing a few times a week or neglecting to replace our toothbrushes regularly may not lead to a completely edentulous smile, as dental health care providers we should be careful not to neglect our own oral health. read more
Have you ever noticed how your Internet surfing picks up when you are studying for a test? This was the case for a group of us at Marquette University School of Dentistry that led to a crazy idea to apply for Red Bull’s Flugtag competition. What is Red Bull Flugtag you ask? read more
California Supreme Court rejects nurses union arguments, finds public school employees can give insulin shots to diabetic students. Nurses may go to U.S. Supreme Court. read more