Early detection of heart attacks aided by gold nanoparticles

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been collaborating with researchers from Peking University on a new test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks. Kurt H. Becker, a professor in the Department of Applied Physics and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and WeiDong Zhu, a […]

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What To Do If You Have A Cracked Tooth

Although our teeth are durable, there may be instances that cause a tooth or many teeth to become cracked.¬†Having a cracked tooth is in most cases curable, but still an annoyance to deal with. With proper care and a good dentist, you can have your smile back to its best. First lets examine the most […]

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Which Toothbrush Is Right For Me: Electric or Manual?

When choosing between an electric toothbrush and a manual toothbrush there are certain factors to keep in mind. Both toothbrushes will do the job of cleaning your teeth, fighting plaque, removing bacteria and wiping bacteria off the gums. However, when it comes to efficiency and quality versus price and availability your decision may be a […]

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Is It Essential To See My Regular Dentist Before My Cosmetic Dentist?

If you have a cosmetic dentistry procedure coming up it may be essential that you go and visit your general dentist first to ensure that your cosmetic dentist is able to perform the cosmetic dental procedure.¬†By visiting your general dentist, he may be able to eliminate certain risk factors that would likely alleviate your cosmetic […]

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Ways to prevent and manage jaw bone disease highlighted

A review of more than a decade’s worth of research on osteonecrosis of the jaw- a jaw bone disease when the bone in the jaw is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood–points to an increased risk for patients taking certain drugs for osteoporosis, anticancer drugs or glucocorticoids, those undergoing dental surgery, […]

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Dentists Save Lives

Think about the people who come to mind when you think about saving lives: firemen, policemen, emergency room physicians. But did you know that dentists save lives also? Your dentist knows a lot more about your overall health than you may think. By interpreting signs and symptoms appearing in your mouth your dentist can pinpoint […]

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Link discovered between tooth loss and slowing mind and body

The memory and walking speeds of adults who have lost all of their teeth decline more rapidly than in those who still have some of their own teeth, finds new UCL research. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, looked at 3,166 adults aged 60 or over from the English Longitudinal Study […]

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