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Dry Socket: A Common—and Painful—Complication of Wisdom Teeth Surgery

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Having wisdom teeth surgery can be a real pain, but if your healing regimen goes awry, you can find yourself in a world of hurt. An expert from the Texas A&M College of Dentistry explains this uncomfortable complication and how to avoid it.

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Research Examines Effects of Early Preventive Dental Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Children

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Contrary to prevailing wisdom, preventive visits to a dentist for children under 2 years old may not reduce the need for more care later, at least among those children enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

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New $1.5 Million NIH Grant Targets Oral Complications of HIV

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More than a third of HIV patients develop oral conditions from immune systems compromised by the virus and its treatment, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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New Research Project to Improve Oral Health of Arizona’s Preschoolers

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A consortium of NAU researchers are looking into Arizona's dental caries epidemic to find answers into the increased rate of tooth decay in the state.

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April Is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

Mount Sinai Doctors Promote Early Detection and Free Screening

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Study: Gum Disease, Tooth Loss May Increase Postmenopausal Women’s Risk of Death

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Findings suggest that older women may be at higher risk for death because of their periodontal condition and may benefit from more intensive oral screening measures.

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Columbia U. Dental School Dean Honored for Service to Oral Health Research

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The American Association of Dental Research presented the Jack Hein Public Service Award to Dean Christian S. Stohler of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

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Poor Oral Health and Food Scarcity Major Contributors to Malnutrition in Older Adults

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A new study by UNC School of Medicine researchers suggests that food scarcity and poor oral health are major risk factors for malnutrition that leads an older adult – already at high risk of functional decline, decreased quality of life, and increased mortality – to land in the emergency department.







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