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Vitamin D Intake During Pregnancy Linked to Child’s Enamel Defects

Children born to women who received high doses of vitamin D during pregnancy had a 50% lower risk of enamel defects in permanent dentition than those whose mothers received a standard dose, according to a report in JAMA Pediatrics. Findings from the study, “Association of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy With the Risk of…
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‘Sniff Cam’ Investigated as a Means of Detecting Disease

A report in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry suggests a highly sensitive “sniff cam” may be able to identify and measure volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that indicate disease. If the technology is eventually used in clinical practice, various scent compounds emitted by patients may help identify illnesses, including diabetes. Findings from the study, “Ultrasensitive Sniff-Cam for Biofluorometric-Imaging…
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Researchers Identify Protein Behind Mechanism Responsible for Bone Loss

In a development that may have implications for treating periodontal disease, a team from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry has identified a protein that plays a key role in the autophagy process that can lead to bone loss. Published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the study, “Beclin1 Modulates…
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Explore the Cost of Invisalign

Interested in learning more about Invisalign? Not sure if you can afford Invisalign? Here at Bracesetters Orthodontics, we want to simplify the process. We want to provide you with all the necessary information to jump-start your process of finding out more about the cost of Invisalign as well as information behind what makes the product…
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Food List for Healthy Teeth in Torrance

Diet plays a very important role in a healthy smile. Dr. Teboul and the Lomita Torrance Dental team came up with a list that we believe is both easily accessible at most supermarkets and affordable. Check out the quick list below for foods for healthy teeth in Lomita, Torrance community. Nuts Nuts provide a great source of protein,…
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AAPD Launches Safety Symposium

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) will host a safety symposium on the “Hidden Threats and Safe Practices: Steps to Creating a Safe Dental Home,” November 8-9, 2019 in Chicago. This course provides a look at safety in pediatric dental care and provides practical tools, and the latest clinical advice on how to improve office…
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Athletes at Higher Risk of Oral Disease Despite Brushing More Frequently

Elite athletes may be in excellent physical condition, however, there is one area that needs improvement: their oral health. Findings from a study published in the British Dental Journal indicate athletes have a high rate of oral disease, even if they brush their teeth frequently. In the study, “Oral Health-Related Behaviours Reported by Elite and…
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How a CPAP Works for Sleep Apnea

People who have sleep apnea can stop breathing for up to 10 seconds while they sleep. Many individuals do not realize they have sleep apnea, and they can go for years without a diagnosis and suffer from subpar sleep because their body wakes up during the REM cycle. You may see someone with sleep apnea…
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NYU Oral Cancer Center Awarded $2.5 Million NIH Grant to Study...

Researchers at New York University (NYU) Oral Cancer Center were awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to study the role of artemin in oral cancer pain and growth. The principal investigators, Donna Albertson, PhD, and Brian Schmidt, DDS, MD, PhD, seek to…
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America’s Dentists Care Foundation Prepares for Future Growth

The America’s Dentists Care Foundation (ADCF) Board of Directors met in August at Planmeca’s North American headquarters in Chicago. Founded in 2008, ADCF provides all of the dental equipment for Mission of Mercy clinics and other charitable organizations throughout the United States. This equipment supports more than 200 clinics in 31 states. These clinics and the local volunteer…