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Small Dose of E. Coli Has Big Impact on Sweet Tooth

21-04-2016

Putting just a tiny piece of the wall of detoxified E. coli into their gut make mice lose their natural sweet tooth, researchers report. Fifteen hours after one small dose is placed in the gut, the levels of the satiety hormone leptin went up, and within seven days, the taste for sweets and number of sweet receptors on the tongue went way down, …

Henry Schein Special Markets Celebrates its Tenth National Sales Meeting

21-04-2016

Henry Schein, Inc. recently hosted its tenth annual Special Markets National Sales Meeting at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The meeting brought together more than 200 Team Schein Members and 100 representatives from 60 supplier partners to celebrate this year’s theme, “Sales Wars: The Power of …

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

20-04-2016

Detecting oral cancer early can nearly double your chances of survival. Approximately 3 per cent of all cancers diagnosed in 2015 involved the mouth or back of the throat. April is oral cancer awareness month and the Oral Cancer Foundation would like to invite you to join them in their national screening campaign to end oral cancer. The Oral …

Dental Public Health Expert Welcomes Report on the State of British Children’s Teeth

20-04-2016

UK – The local government association has published a report that states that around 100 children and teenagers a day are being admitted to the hospital for surgery to remove rotten teeth. The report says that £35 million was spent in 2014-15 on removing children’s rotten teeth, a 66 per cent increase since 2010-11. In all, …

Finalists Confirmed for the IPS e.max Smile Award

19-04-2016

The finalists for the IPS e.max Smile Award 2016 have been selected. The panel of experts has decided: for each of the three regions represented in the contest, they have selected three teams whose work they found particularly exciting. Hundreds of teams, each consisting of a dentist and dental technician, submitted their case presentations …

Study Shows Sugar-Free Still Rots Teeth

19-04-2016

Added sugar is a health hazard. Not only can sugar be incredibly harmful for those with insulin resistance, but the extra calories of sugar-laden junk foods is one of the primary drivers of weight gain and tooth decay. For this reason, sugar-free alternatives, such as artificial sweeteners and diet drinks, are often perceived as …

Risks Involved with “Do-It-Yourself” Teeth Straightening

19-04-2016

St. Louis, MO, USA – “Do-it-yourself” orthodontic treatment is a dangerous new trend on social media and consumers may be putting their teeth, gums and jaws in harm’s way by trying to self-treat. In January 2015, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) responded to the dozens of videos, websites and social media …