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Do Hunters Actually Help Conserve Wildlife?
Big game hunting does not enjoy the same reputation it had back when President Theodore Roosevelt killed 512 animals during a 1909 safari through eastern Africa. Last year, the killing of Cecil the Lion -- the beloved Zimbabwean big cat slain by a Minnesota hunter -- ignited an international firestorm over the role of hunters in conserving wildlife. Walter Palmer, the then-57-year-old dentist who paid about $55,000 to shoot the lion, became the Internet's persona non grata. The Yelp page for his dentistry practice still draws angry comments from animal lovers. His countrymen even called for his extradition to Zimbabwe, a c...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lamina Dura: How do you measure the distance?
Wondering if with the use of the CT everyone is still maintaining the 1.5mm rule from the tooth to the implant? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 4, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Emdogain: New wound-healing indication
Straumann announced the launch of its oral-tissue regeneration product Emdogain in the new indication of soft-tissue wound healing (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 3, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Dental school apologizes over kids' laughing gas exposure
School said 124 patients who underwent procedures at a pediatric dentistry clinic face an "extremely small risk" of long-term health effects (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which soft tissue management technique produces less gingival recession?
Of the two soft tissue management techniques, laser or double-cord technique, which produces less gingival recession? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Bone Lamina Technique: Suggestions for exposed lamina?
About a month ago I used the Bone Lamina Technique to augment the lateral width in the posterior mandible of a healthy 50 year old male patient.   (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Banned dentist turned foot doctor accused of using 'knock-off' implants
A Go Public/Radio-Canada investigation found patients paid an Ottawa chiropodist thousands of dollars for a procedure that uses a Health Canada approved HyProCure stent — but may have instead received "knock-off" implants. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Go Public Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - April 2016
NIDCR Science News for April 2016 The Science Behind Bodily SecretionsApril 5, 2016 - University of Rochester Rhoenix to Pursue Ra​pid Zika Virus DiagnosticApril 19, 2016 - Rheonix USC Study Shows How Skeletal Stem Cells Form the Blueprint of the FaceApril 21, 2016 - University of Southern California University of Maryland School of Nursing's Colloca Awarded National Institutes of Health Grant to Study Chronic Pain April 27, 2016 - University of Maryland Local Cells Defend the MouthApril 29, 2016 - NIDCR (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 29, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Morning Break: MOC Exodus; Sadistic Dentist; Sperm Bait
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 28, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Three quarters of inpatient bariatric surgery procedures performed on women
28 April 2016: Women underwent 76 per cent of bariatric surgery procedures2 3 4 performed by the NHS during 2014-15, according to the latest figures released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 28, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Is it correct to splint implant with devitalized teeth?
One experienced implantologist advised that you devitalize the natural tooth abutment so it develops periodontal atrophy which leads to ankylosis. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 27, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

5 Signs That You Might Have Sleep Apnea
More than just a nuisance during the day, poor sleep can be severely detrimental to your health. Sleeping well helps you look, feel and perform your best, and when you don't get enough quality sleep, you are putting yourself at risk. For approximately 25 million adults in the U.S., poor sleep is caused by sleep apnea, a disease in which you stop breathing up to hundreds of times a night for anywhere from 10 seconds to more than a minute -- and it can lead to serious health problems. Telling Signs of Sleep Apnea Although you may think you sleep through the night, you could still be suffering from poor sleep caused by sleep...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 ways you’re damaging your teeth
Manchester-based dentist Dr Tariq Idrees says the chlorine in swimming pools is linked with enamel erosion, and swilling wine around our mouths to taste it simply coats the teeth in acid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists asked to make hand hygiene go viral
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists (ACOM) are asking oral health professionals to take to their social media accounts to promote good hand hygiene. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 27, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

France's 'horror dentist' sentenced to 8 years for assault
NEVERS, France (AP) — A French court has found a Dutch dentist guilty of assault and fraud and sentenced him to eight years in prison. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French court sentences Dutch dentist to 8 years in prison
NEVERS, France (AP) — A French court has found a Dutch dentist guilty of assault and fraud and sentenced him to eight years in prison. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Dentist of horror' jailed in France
A Dutchman dubbed the "dentist of horror" is sentenced to eight years in France for mutilating the mouths of some 120 patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New report sheds light on GP practice workforce
27 April 2016: New official figures published today detail all staff who provide health and care services within the GP practice workforce. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 26, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Hungarian dentist ruined my life after he butchered my smile, says widow
Jackie Stokes, 65, spent £9,500 on getting implants fitted in Hungary after her NHS dentist of 30 years went private and she could not afford the fees, but the procedures went catastrophically wrong. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the best way to whiten teeth? (video)
(American Chemical Society) In the age of selfies, it seems everyone wants to have a whiter, brighter smile. While one option to achieve this involves a trip to the dentist for a professional whitening, many people have turned to over-the-counter teeth-whitening treatments. How do these work, and are they safe? This week, Reactions looks at the chemistry of a whiter smile. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/_HqA4lCG2EU. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Exactech wins FDA 510(k) for Vantage total ankle.
Exactech (NSDQ:EXAC) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Vantage total ankle designed to treat patients with arthritis in the ankle. The Vantage total ankle is designed for total ankle arthroplasty, with a curved surface talar component and curved talus and anatomic tibia designs, the Gainesville, Fla.-based company said. The device incorporates a press-fit bone cage, the same unit used in the company’s Equinoxe shoulder system. “With the introduction of the Vantage Ankle, Exactech continues its precedent of innovation in the extremities market, which began with our industry-leading Equinoxe platfo...
Source: Mass Device - April 25, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Exactech Inc. Source Type: news

Azithromycin versus amoxicillin preoperative prophylaxis?
For those of you who use an antibiotic prophylaxis prior to implant installation, what is your opinion of using amoxicillin versus azithromycin. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 25, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Implant News Source Type: news

Katie Price sparks furious backlash on Instagram after giving daughter Bunny juice
The mother-of-five, 37, posted two snaps of her 20-month-old daughter Bunny Hayler drinking from the baby bottle filled with pink liquid. Followers called it 'every dentist's worst nightmare'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major funding to develop slow-releasing antimicrobial agent for dentistry and medicine
A University of Bristol spin-out company working to advance the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection by developing a solution to improve the efficacy of chlorhexidine-based products has received major investment to progress the technology. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 25, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Grants and Awards, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Oral and Dental Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

CAD CAM: Making New Teeth
LOS ANGELES. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It’s the stuff of science fiction showing up in dental offices. Dentists and prosthodontists are using computers to make teeth, implants, and dentures. It’s a process called computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, or CAD CAM. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - April 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perceived risk of low-back injury among four occupations - Snow CR, Gregory DE.
This study aimed to assess the perception of risk of low-back injury of individuals from four groups: office/administrative employees, dental workers (dentists/dental hygienists), firefighters, and undergraduate students. BACKGROUND: The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Lifetime Guarantee for Treatment Costs on Implants?
Straumann announced that it had extended the lifetime guarantee on all its Roxolid implants to include a monetary contribution to the follow-up treatment costs in the case of implant fracture. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 22, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Implant News Source Type: news

How accurate are CBCT scans?
Researchers concluded that, in fact, CBCT scans may lead to overestimating labial bone thickness. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 22, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Implant News Source Type: news

Failed Nobel Tapered Groovy Implant #30: Possible Causes?
I was wondering if anyone may be able to provide insight into why thisimplant case failed on me. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 20, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Source Type: news

First implant case: Does size matter?
I extracted the mandibular left first molar 3 months prior and placed a 4.6x9mm implant, instead of a 5.8x10.5mm implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 20, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Source Type: news

New trading name and new Chair for HSCIC
Two exciting developments have been announced about HSCIC's future by Life Sciences Minister George Freeman. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 20, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 20, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Oncology, Dentistry, News, Source Type: news

Adjacent tooth to implant is in contact to root: how to proceed?
She now has considerable pain in the adjacent canine to the implant that isn't improving. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 19, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Restoration of Dental Implants Source Type: news

Health Tip: Should You Use a Water Flosser?
-- Dentists have long preached the virtues of daily flossing for healthier teeth and gums. And if dental floss doesn't leave you smiling, a water flossing machine may just do the trick. The American Dental Association says a water flosser may be a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 19, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Visiting the dentist is just one of many things you should do pre-surgery
After surgery, teams of rehabilitation experts come together to ensure you make a quick recovery. But increasingly experts believe what you do before an operation could be just as important. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Orthodontic Forced Eruption to increase implant site?
I would like to know if anybody has used the orthodontic forced eruption technique to increase the volume of bone at the implant site. Is this technique really easy and predictable? What kind of materials do you use? Editor's Note: Forced eruption or orthodontic extrusion of hopeless teeth is a nonsurgical, noninvasive technique by which ... Continue Reading » (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 18, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Bone Grafting Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

UAlberta & Little Warriors change the trajectory of child sexual abuse victims
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) The University of Alberta and Little Warriors have announced the highly anticipated preliminary results of the clinical trials performed at the Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch, confirming that the four-week intervention program significantly reduces the psychological impacts of child sexual abuse. As the first intensive program to demonstrate such clinical impact, these results suggest a breakthrough for the lasting mental health of child sexual abuse survivors and for the far-reaching outcomes of this severe trauma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

There’s No Other Hospital Like It
Some 1,200 credentialed physicians, dentists, and PhD researchers; 620 nurses; and 450 allied health-care personnel work in patient care units and laboratories in numerous areas of clinical study...04/17/2016 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 17, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

There ’s No Other Hospital Like It
Some 1,200 credentialed physicians, dentists, and PhD researchers; 620 nurses; and 450 allied health-care personnel work in patient care units and laboratories in numerous areas of clinical study... 04/17/2016 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 17, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Scott signs key health bills, vetoes dental measure
Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed a series of health-care bills, including a measure that supporters say will help shield patients from getting hit with surprise tabs after going to hospital emergency rooms. Scott also vetoed a bill that would have provided financial incentives for dentists to practice in underserved areas of the state. The bill (HB 139) had been unanimously approved by the House and Senate during the legislative session that ended March 11. The measures signed Thursday included… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jim Saunders Source Type: news

Digital impressions for Implant Restorations?
Are digital impressions for implant restorations accurate enough? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 13, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Implant News Source Type: news

LifDental opens third site, with four more to come
A Western New York dental practice has expanded with a third location with expanded services, with four more expansions on the horizon. LifDental’s new site is located on Transit Road in Clarence and staffed by Dr. Julia Kagan, a dentist hired late last year who is dually certified in acupuncture and specializes in treatment for sleep apnea, sleep disorders and TMJ. Kagan has practiced dentistry for 12 years, and has also spent time working at a sleep apnea specialty clinic downstate. She remains… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Helping asthma patients breathe easier
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) The possibility of a future without asthma is what really inspires renowned allergist Harissios Vliagoftis. In his role as the newly appointed GSK-CIHR Chair in Airway Inflammation, Vliagoftis aims to help make this possibility a reality. Thanks to a partnership between the University of Alberta, GlaxoSmithKline Inc. (GSK), and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, initially established in May 2011, Vliagoftis' research activities will continue through to 2020 with funding of just over $1.3 million. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Correction to Sun article about hospital admissions for under 20s due to obesity
12 April 2016: This correction is in response to figures used in The Sun which state that 8424 young people (aged under 20) were admitted to hospital in 2014/15 because of weight-related issues or obesity. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 12, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

BioHorizon Implant causing constant dull ache 6 months after restoration?
I placed this BioHorizon 4.5x10.5mm internal tapered implant in the mandibular right first molar site and after 6 months the patient started having soreness under the crown. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 12, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Source Type: news

Surgeon General to Urge Prescribers to Fight Opioid EpidemicSurgeon General to Urge Prescribers to Fight Opioid Epidemic
This spring, doctors, dentists, and nurses will receive a letter from US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy urging them to help fight the country's opioid epidemic. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 11, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Two HSCIC projects in the frame to win prestigious award
11 April 2016: Two NHS wide technology projects have been shortlisted for a prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare Award 2016, recognising innovation and the hundreds of millions of pounds of savings they have made for the NHS. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 11, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

At What Age Can Children Have Their Teeth Whitened?
Discussion The appearance of the teeth and mouth is part of what determines facial attractiveness which plays an important part in social interactions. It has been found that “…an aesthetically pleasing smile…depend[s] on tooth color, size, shape, and position, upper lip position, visibility of the teeth and amount of gingival display.” The attractiveness is obviously complex, but tooth color is one of the most important factors and most people would like pearly white teeth. Dental “…”whitening” is any process that will make teeth appear whiter.” Non-bleaching products...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 11, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news