Fat Loss and the Immune System
Even modest weight loss reverses many of the damaging changes often seen in the immune cells of obese people, particularly those with Type 2 diabetes, according to scientists at Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia.
Finishing Composite Restorations
A study evaluated the effect of different instruments used to finish resin composite restorations in terms of marginal integrity.
Lessons From the H1N1 Flu Epidemic
The H1N1 flu epidemic has lessons to offer healthcare providers, as the limited supply of vaccine initially left pregnant women, small children with medical conditions, and other high-risk groups waiting in long lines.
Mouth Breathing Associated With Social and Health Problems
The physical, medical, and social problems associated with mouth breathing are not recognized by most healthcare professionals, according to a study published in a recent issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Aids Healing
The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) following tooth removal appears to speed healing and bone formation, according to a recent article in the Journal of Oral Implantology.
Temporomandibular Disorders Are Multifactorial
Temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders, which typically affect more females than males, arise from a highly complex biological interplay that involves myriad factors which possibly mask or modify the symptoms of the TMJ problem.
BOTOX and Photography Roberts, DMD, and Janet Roberts, BSc, DMD introduce doctors to a new photographic diagnosis/treatment planning/marketing concept for aesthetic smile design and facial rejuvenation makeovers.