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Dental implants result in better quality of life for osteoporotic women With age, postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of losing their teeth. But what treatment for tooth loss provides women with the highest degree of satisfaction in their work...read more
Why Straighten Teeth? Straighter teeth perform chewing, biting and speaking functions more effectively than crooked teeth. In addition, a straight smile boosts confidence, is aesthetically pleasing to look at, and can help stave off a wide variety of dental ailments....read more
Major health consequences for individuals with severe dental anxiety Adults who suffer from severe dental anxiety (DA) are often dissatisfied with their appearance. The dissatisfaction may be associated with poorer oral health, depression and anxiety. A doctoral...read more
Periodontal disease associated with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women History of smoking significantly affects the link Periodontal disease is a common condition that has been associated with heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Previous research...read more
Postmenopausal women who smoked are more likely to lose teeth due to periodontal disease Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the...read more
Message to postmenopausal women: 'Increase yearly dental checkups,' researcher urges Postmenopausal women have a new health message to hear. Two annual dental checkups aren't enough. Older women need more, according to research findings from the Case Western Reserve...read more
Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer University of Louisville School of Dentistry researchers have found a bacterial species responsible for gum disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is present in 61 percent of patients with esophageal...read more
Regrow a Tooth? Fish, Yes; Humans, Maybe Some Day When a Lake Malawi cichlid loses a tooth, a new one drops neatly into place as a replacement. Why can't humans similarly regrow teeth lost to injury or disease? Working with hundreds of these colorful fish, researchers...read more
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