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NYU Dentistry Study Finds Evidence That a Protein, MCP-1, May Determine Bone Loss Responses to Parathyroid Hormone

Findings Could Have Implications for Systemic as Well as Bone Conditions

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Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Provides Important School-Based Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone provides vital services to thousands of children and adolescents in 41 school-based health centers.

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Do Your Ears Hang Low? The Complex Genetics Behind Earlobe Attachment

A common, hands-on method for teaching genetics in grade school encourages students to compare their earlobes with those of their parents: Are they attached and smoothly mesh with the jawline? Or are they detached and dangly? The answer is meant to teach students about dominant and recessive genes. Simple, right? Not so fast.

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UTHealth’s Margo Melchor Appointed to Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

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Margo Melchor, R.D.H., M.Ed., Ed.D., community outreach director for the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been appointed to the Texas state board that regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene.

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The One Gene, Menu Labeling, Holiday Food Stress, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Mount Sinai and ProHEALTH Dental Open Affiliated Practice in Long Island City

New Practice Kicks Off Innovative Oral Health Program

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Why Do Some Kids Die Under Dental Anesthesia?

Anesthesiologists call for more research into child deaths caused by dental anesthesia in an article published online by the journal Pediatrics. Little is known about pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia in part because of the lack of data surrounding these events

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Archaeological Researchers Find That Dental X-Rays Can Also Reveal Serious Vitamin D Problems in Living Patients

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Human teeth hold vital information about Vitamin D deficiency, a serious but often hidden condition that can now be identified by a simple dental X-ray, McMaster anthropologists Lori D’Ortenzio and Megan Brickley have found.

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Using an Electronic Device to Detect Cavities Early

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Imagine if dentists could find clear signs of tooth decay long before dental lesions turn into cavities and without using X-rays. A new device cleared for commercialization this month by the FDA is a potential tool for dentists to do just that







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