Latest Dental anatomy Stories

light and stem cells repair teeth
2014-05-29 10:12:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers led by a team from Harvard University have successfully used a low-power laser to stimulate stem cell differentiation within the body, according to a study published on Wednesday by Science Translational Medicine. [ Watch the Video: What Are Stem Cells? ] The study team used a laser to stimulate dental stem cells and cause them to form dentin – the hard tissue that makes up the majority of a tooth. The study was also...

Connecting Genes To Hominin Teeth Shows Evidence Of Natural Selection
2014-05-06 03:18:44

Duke University Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives and forebears. A new study, published May 5 in the Journal of Human Evolution, offers insight into how evolution shaped our teeth, one gene at a time. By comparing the human genome with those of five other primate species, a team of geneticists and evolutionary anthropologists at Duke University has identified two...

2014-02-09 23:02:22

Natural TMJ Relief Program designed by Christian Goodman is the latest program that teaches people how to use powerful breathing exercise to eliminate head tension and pain quickly. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Natural TMJ Relief Program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw and is frequently referred to as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint is a bilateral synovial articulation between the...

2013-12-23 23:03:09

After receiving initial positive feedback, MedCenter TMJ says they will now be offering Bed Buddy products to all patients for pain management and recuperation. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 MedCenter TMJ, a leading orofacial pain and temporomandibularjoint (TMJ) treatment center, will now be offering their patients Bed Buddy products as a solution for handling the side effects of their disorders. This comes after the center extensively researched the products and received...

2013-12-18 23:04:26

MedCenter TMJ got active at the annual Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club. The clinic showed its support for the local athletes and golf enthusiasts that took to the new course by sponsoring a hole at this year’s event. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Golfers got to enjoy this year’s Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club thanks in part to MedCenter TMJ. Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine DDS and his team sponsored a hole during the...

2013-11-30 23:00:39

A new article released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 14 useful tips how to strengthen teeth. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 14 tips on how to strengthen teeth. This article is useful for people who want to learn how to get healthy and beautiful teeth within a short time. Lien Nguyen – the writer of this article – indicates that drinking water regularly will help people clean their mouth. Lien Nguyen also...

2013-09-23 23:29:04

Dr. Mirjan, of Mississauga, starts a blog about when (and if) wisdom teeth need to be removed. A simple explanation of the pros and cons. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Many people often ask the question: is wisdom teeth removal necessary? Well, it might not be necessary if the teeth are healthy, fully grown, biting properly and positioned correctly. Also, they must be reachable when teeth are brushed daily, so they can be cleaned as part of a daily hygiene routine. Most...

2013-07-29 23:23:13

Dr. Kit Robinson, cosmetic and dental implants dentist in Hahira, GA, recently introduced treatment for patients suffering from TMJ disorder, also referred to as TMD. Dr. Robinson has been providing patients with beautiful smiles for more than 15 years and he understands the many complications, discomforts and pain associated with TMJ disorder. Hahira, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Dr. Kit Robinson, cosmetic and dental implants dentist in Hahira, GA, recently introduced treatment for patients...

2013-07-25 10:06:44

During an individual’s lifetime the biomechanical requirements on his or her teeth change Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, have conducted stress analyses on gorilla teeth of differing wear stages. Their findings show that different features of the occlusal surface antagonize tensile stresses in the tooth to tooth contact during the chewing...

Alligator Ability To Regrow Teeth May Help Humans
2013-05-14 10:09:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though we´re in many ways at the top of the evolutionary heap, humans have a number shortfalls left to overcome. Medical science has been hard at work over the last several decades to lengthen our lifespans, but in the end we´re mostly limited to only what was given us at birth. Teeth, for instance, are a limited resource in humans. We get one set as children which are later replaced with adult teeth which we wear until...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'