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Article ID: 713477

US dentists out prescribe UK dentists when it comes to opioids

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have found that dentists practicing in the U.S. write 37 times more opioid prescriptions than dentists practicing in England. And, the type of opioids they prescribe has a higher potential for abuse.

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24-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713187

Specialty Dental Association Teams Up with State Rep. to Proclaim May as Save Your Tooth Month in Illinois

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

To help people appreciate their natural teeth, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) teamed up with Illinois state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, to proclaim the month of May as Save Your Tooth Month.

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21-May-2019 7:30 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    20-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713023

The Healing Power of a Smile: A Link Between Oral Care and Substance Abuse Recovery

University of Utah Health

A new study links the benefits of comprehensive oral care to the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder.

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16-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 712953

Nadeem Karimbux Named Dean of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Tufts University

Nadeem Karimbux, an accomplished dental educator, researcher, clinician and leader, has been named the 17th dean of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He will assume his new role on July 1.

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16-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 712870

Learning more about the AAE’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors Officers

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

The American Association of Endodontists is pleased to spotlight its new officers of the board of directors.

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15-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712804

Protect protruding teeth from damage and long-term consequences

University of Adelaide

Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly.

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14-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712580

The Demand for Special Needs Dentists

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A severe shortage of special needs dentists, and a booming population of patients with physical disabilities and behavioral disorders, has left special needs dentists struggling to meet the demand.

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8-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712315

Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., May 2, 2019 — Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found that families with lower incomes or from ethnic or linguistic minority groups were more likely to report negative incidents, such as the child being physically restrained, separated from a caregiver or sedated without consent.

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2-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 712221

New research could prevent jaw damage for cancer patients in need of oral surgery

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA researchers are co-leading a new pre-clinical study that could prevent patients treated for cancer or osteoporosis from experiencing jawbone damage as a result of oral surgery.

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2-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712170

AAE Declares May 'Save Your Tooth Month'

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

Save Your Tooth Month, sponsored by EndoVision and Sonendo, is a national initiative designed to showcase the benefits of root canal treatment from a specialist, and thanking general dentists for their referrals.

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1-May-2019 9:15 AM EDT

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