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Artificially grown tooth transplanted into mouse
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It may be time to redefine the concept of false teeth. A tooth grown from embryonic cells has been successfully transplanted into the jaw of a mouse. The transplant is a step towards providing artificial replacements for donor organs that are in short supply. More



Sleep apnea: Study shows link to blood vessel disorders
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Sleep apnea may affect the blood vessels responsible for supplying blood to the heart, raising the risk of heart disease in otherwise healthy people, a new study shows. The study is the first to show blood vessel abnormalities in otherwise healthy people with obstructive sleep apnea, reports NPR. More

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'Genotype positive' individuals susceptible to increased periodontal tissue destruction after dental implants
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The health of the surrounding tissue affects the success of a dental implant. Identifying and reducing risk factors is therefore a key step in the implant process. Now a combination of genes has been identified as a possible indicator of greater tissue destruction leading to negative outcomes for implants. More

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Rare tumor of jaw operated at dental college, AMU
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Cemento-Ossifying Fibroma — a rare tumor of jaw was operated in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Z. A. Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University. Dr. G. S. Hashmi, Asst. Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery informed that a 40 years old female from Medical Road, Aligarh approached the OPD complaining progressive swelling of left mandible. More

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Dental implants aid oral cancer patients
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Dental implants provide an important alternative in the oral rehabilitation of oral cancer patients, according to a study in the Australian Dental Journal. The study authors reported on the clinical experience of dental implant placement in patients following resection of oral cancer during a 15-year period. More



Low energy diet can improve sleep apnea
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Patients with obstructive sleep apnea could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight, finds research published on bmj.com. Approximately 60 percent to 70 percent of patients with sleep apnea are either overweight or obese. Previous studies in other patient groups have concluded that losing weight can improve the condition. The authors, led by Kari Johansson from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, investigated whether a low energy diet followed by counseling to keep weight under control benefited patients with sleep apnea. More

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