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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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A collaborative research project to detect biofilm causing pathogens within chronic infections

A collaborative research project to detect biofilm causing pathogens within chronic infections

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Century-old mercury pollution is persistent in Connecticut's Still River

Century-old mercury pollution is persistent in Connecticut's Still River

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Gum disease and esophageal and stomach cancer risk

Gum disease and esophageal and stomach cancer risk

Scientists discover promising drug target for dry age-related macular degeneration

Scientists discover promising drug target for dry age-related macular degeneration

Study: Brain compensates for changes in the eye caused by glaucoma

Study: Brain compensates for changes in the eye caused by glaucoma

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Airlines want flyers to feel safe, but grab bag of COVID policies adds turbulence

Airlines want flyers to feel safe, but grab bag of COVID policies adds turbulence

NYU Dentistry receives $2 million HRSA grant for training dentists to treat people with disabilities

NYU Dentistry receives $2 million HRSA grant for training dentists to treat people with disabilities

Research shows tongue microbiome could help diagnose heart failure

Research shows tongue microbiome could help diagnose heart failure

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Genomic analysis of medieval skeletons has important implications for syphilis history in Europe

Genomic analysis of medieval skeletons has important implications for syphilis history in Europe

A learning health system for dentists

A learning health system for dentists

Showers, toilets and washbasins may act as SARS-CoV-2 reservoirs despite low environmental transmission

Showers, toilets and washbasins may act as SARS-CoV-2 reservoirs despite low environmental transmission

Mandibular advancement device helps relieve daytime sleepiness in patients with sleep apnea

Mandibular advancement device helps relieve daytime sleepiness in patients with sleep apnea

Findings on emotional eating may help treat eating disorders

Findings on emotional eating may help treat eating disorders

Pandemic presents new hurdles, and hope, for people struggling with addiction

Pandemic presents new hurdles, and hope, for people struggling with addiction