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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...

2013-05-31 23:15:50

New Patent Reinforces the Value of Fovean Technology in Detecting Dental/Health Conditions Without X-Ray Imaging. Saratoga, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Fovean Inc. announced today that its diagnostic technology for health determination based on vibrations imparted to tissues or teeth has been granted as U.S. patent 8,460,216 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers methods for performing health diagnostics by inducing vibrations in a first body object using a...

2012-12-22 05:04:41

CDA provides helpful tips to keep your smile bright Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Getting ready for the holidays can mean preparing yourself for family gatherings and holiday parties, which likely means plenty of photos. If you´re wishing for a brighter, whiter smile, consult your CDA member dentist to determine the safest and most effective tooth whitening method for you. “The easiest stains to remove from the teeth are also the most common,” said CDA...

New Process For Testing The Abrasive Effect Of Toothpastes
2012-10-09 16:20:08

There are various types of toothpaste available on the market. They come as pastes and gels, there are some that guard against tooth decay or protect teeth from acid attack, others that are designed for sensitive teeth. But which toothpastes clean well? Which preserve the tooth enamel? A new evaluation method sheds light on the subject. Everyone wants to have beautiful teeth. After all, a perfect set of teeth symbolizes health and youthfulness, and can even influence career prospects. If...

Artificial Tooth Enamel Makes Teeth Whiter, Prevents Tooth Decay
2012-09-17 11:24:02

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from Japan have succeeded in manufacturing an artificial tooth enamel that can be applied over existing teeth, preventing decay, making the teeth appear whiter, or even end the sensation of sensitive teeth, says Shigeki Hontsu, professor at Kinki University´s Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology in Japan. The hard-wearing and ultra-flexible material is created from the main mineral in tooth enamel,...

2011-01-24 15:21:43

It is known that teeth can protect themselves, to some extent, from attack by bacteria but that inflammation within a tooth can be damaging and, in extreme cases, lead to abscess or death of the tooth. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Immunology shows that odontoblast cells are part of the immune system and fight to protect teeth from decay. Inside a tooth odontoblast cells sit between the enamel and pulp and produce a layer of dentin to protect the pulp from...

2010-10-12 12:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuline Pharmaceuticals, LLC, following up on its 2010 launch of REME--SENSE(TM) (dipotassium oxalate 3%) TOOTH DESENSITIZER, now has expanded its pipeline to include Amerisource Bergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson Drug. Nuline is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with CoreStrength, Inc., a dental sales management company, to direct its national sales and marketing efforts. Additionally, Benco Dental is utilizing its sale force...

2010-07-14 12:44:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuline Pharmaceuticals, LLC announces the introduction of REMESENSE(TM) (dipotassium oxalate 3%) TOOTH DESENSITIZER, an Rx Class II medical device now available in the U.S. REMESENSE(TM) was introduced globally in 2008. It is presently sold in 16 countries, ranging from England and the European Union to Asia and Africa. Nuline expects to launch REMESENSE(TM) in Canada and other countries later this year or by early 2011. (Photo:...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.