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Periodontal Disease Bacteria May Be An Initiator Of Alzheimer’s

Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of neurons in mice that is similar to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in humans, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The findings suggest that periodontal disease, a common but preventable gum infection, may kick start Alzheimer’s, […]

Slim Faced People 25% More Likely To Be Left Handed

Individuals who have slender lower faces are 25 percent more likely to be left-handed, according to a study published this week by a dentistry researcher from the University of Washington. The surprising finding came from three surveys comprising 13,536 people in the United States. People having slender jaws commonly have a lower jaw that bites […]

New Tooth Filling Material Regenerates Your Teeth From The Inside

A new material could positively impact millions of dental patients by allowing dental fillings that help heal teeth when they are injured from dental disease or dental surgery. Researchers from the University of Nottingham and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have developed therapeutic synthetic, light-curable, biomaterials for dental treatments that support native dental stem […]