Providing proper care and oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health, according to a recent article in the January/February issue of General Dentistry, clinical, peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education.
A new study suggests that age-related changes in how the brain responds to the female sex hormone estrogen may be involved in a woman?s transition through menopause. The study provides new clues about hormonal influences on hot flashes and night sweats experienced by some women in the menopause transition.
Scientists funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, reported today taking a major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer. As published in the current issue of Clinical Cancer Research, the scientists found they could measure for elevated levels of four distinct cancer-associated molecules in saliva and distinguish with 91 percent accuracy between healthy people and those diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma.
Researchers at the University of Bristol Dental School have found these teas erode the enamel or protective layer on teeth.
A very big, International Homoeopathic scientific conference is being held in India, in October 2003, at the Air force auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi. About 600 delegates are expected to participate from India and the world over.
Poor dietary habits threatens to leave a generation with permanent damage to oral and overall health. “Premature loss of tooth enamel and weakening of overall tooth structure are two devastating oral affects of teens’ poor diet that can not be reversed,” explains Jane Soxman, author of a study that appears in the latest issue of General Dentistry.