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Scientists Uncover Tricks Used by Bacteria to Fight Effect of Fluoride

Posted by Z Dental Group - December 28th, 2011

In a new study, researchers during Yale University news that sections of RNA messages called riboswitches, that control a countenance of genes, detect a rave of fluoride and activate a defences of bacteria, including those that minister to tooth decay. “These riboswitches are detectors done privately to see fluoride,” Ronald Breaker, comparison author of a […]

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Potential Risk Factors for Painful Jaw Disorders are Identified in a First …

Posted by Z Dental Group - November 13th, 2011

News Release At UB, Ohrbach is a lead author in a largest clinical investigate of pain conditions and how they rise that has ever been done. Download JPEG Contact Ellen Goldbaum goldbaum@buffalo.edu 716-645-4605 twitter @egoldbaum Release Date: Nov 10, 2011 Summary: — UB investigate finds that people who rise jaw pain disorders vaunt specific characteristics, […]

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Musical instruments strike toxic note for hygiene

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

A US study reveals that musical instruments are a breeding ground for disease. Researchers at the Oklahoma State University examined brass and woodwind instruments shared by school students and found they were germ-laden and acted as potential ‘reservoirs of disease’. Micro-organisms linked to asthma, skin infections and other illnesses and allergies were found on 13 […]

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Does tray design affect teeth whitening?

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

SAN DIEGO – A study presented today at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) annual meeting that looked at the whitening efficacy of four different bleaching tray designs found all of them to be significantly effective. Teeth whitening is a common and effective dental procedure, but it can cause significant pulpal and gingival irritation, […]

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Scientists discover why we crave chocolate

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 10th, 2011

Scientists have discovered that taste cells have several addition sugar detectors on top of the previously known sweet receptor. This could be a key step in developing strategies to limit overconsumption, according to this study. Senior author Robert F Margolskee, MD, PhD, a molecular neurobiologist said: ‘Detecting the sweetness of nutritive sugars is one of […]

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Survivor urges smokers to give up

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 1st, 2011

Mouth cancer charity, the Mouth Cancer Foundation, is urging everyone to have regular dental checks, especially if they smoke. There is a proven link between smoking and mouth cancer and dentists are more likely to detect the early symptoms of mouth cancer. Early detection can save lives. 85% [1] of head and neck cancers are […]

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Commonly Prescribed Osteoporosis Drug Associated With Very Low Risk Of Serious Jaw Disease

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 23rd, 2011

A commonly prescribed osteoporosis drug is associated with a slightly elevated risk of developing the rare, but serious condition, osteonecrosis of the jaw; nonetheless the risk remains extremely low. These findings are published online in the Journal of Dental Research, the official journal of the International and American Associations for Dental Research. Although the findings […]

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