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Dental Health in Children

It is important for dental care to be a priority in children’s healthcare dating from the time that the first tooth appears through the gums. Taking proper care of teeth is essential to prevent conditions such as tooth decay in children, which is very common in children and affects approximately 1 in 5 of children in the United States.

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Women aged 55 and over who snore have higher risk for sleep apnea

Little-known protein found to play a role in common neurodegenerative disorder

Little-known protein found to play a role in common neurodegenerative disorder

How a former Catholic priest is navigating a California Medicaid plan through big changes

How a former Catholic priest is navigating a California Medicaid plan through big changes

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Researchers discover new mechanisms for bone loss in gum disease

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Study finds metabolic deficiencies among migrant settlers in colonial Australia

$4 million program launched to find transformative therapies for ADNP syndrome

$4 million program launched to find transformative therapies for ADNP syndrome

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Trigeminal ganglia cell atlas implicates several cell types in migraine

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Could sound waves help to regrow bones?

CABI scientists reveal the safety of a classical biological control agent against Drosophila suzukii

CABI scientists reveal the safety of a classical biological control agent against Drosophila suzukii

Sleep bruxism can be a risk factor for temporomandibular joint disorders

Sleep bruxism can be a risk factor for temporomandibular joint disorders

A dog day at the dentist’s: North Carolina regulates pups in dentistry

A dog day at the dentist’s: North Carolina regulates pups in dentistry

Study shows link between oral microbiome and naturally occurring alveolar bone loss

Study shows link between oral microbiome and naturally occurring alveolar bone loss

Ready for another pandemic malady? It’s called ‘decision fatigue’

Ready for another pandemic malady? It’s called ‘decision fatigue’

New study to explore the role of dentists in reducing obesity in the UK

New study to explore the role of dentists in reducing obesity in the UK

Novel compound found in mussels helps increase the durability of dental fillings

Novel compound found in mussels helps increase the durability of dental fillings

Exploring the systemic infection of SARS-CoV-2 in a wild leopard in India

Exploring the systemic infection of SARS-CoV-2 in a wild leopard in India

Hybrid incompatibilities can be dependent on the environment, fish study suggests

Hybrid incompatibilities can be dependent on the environment, fish study suggests

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Bacterial biofilms use a developmental patterning mechanism seen in plants and animals

Blocking function of a blood-clotting protein may help prevent or treat periodontal disease

Blocking function of a blood-clotting protein may help prevent or treat periodontal disease

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Oh, oh, omicron