Day: December 21, 2021 (page 1 of 1)

New study identifies affluence as risk factor for tooth wear

GOLD COAST, Australia: High socio-economic status has often been linked to improved health outcomes. However, according to a global study of 30 countries, affluence may also predispose people to oral conditions such as caries and tooth wear, since children who have a high family income enjoy increased access to sugary or acidic beverages such as soft drinks, energy drinks and packaged juices.
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European dentists test Remover files and obturation material―a strong duo for revision work

LANGENAU, Germany: Practicality in its ongoing product innovations is a top priority for international dental specialist COLTENE. True to its motto “Upgrade Dentistry”, the company has set itself the goal of continuously making the everyday work routines of dentists and their teams easier and more efficient. In addition to the development of new working aids and dental materials in collaboration with experts and research institutions all over the world, extensive testing in dental practices therefore plays a significant role.
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Lip cancer: what you really need to know

Lip cancer is a type of mouth cancer, which sounds scary, but the good news is that if caught early, it can be treated successfully.  Therefore, early diagnosis is essential, suggests that ‘with early diagnosis, the chances of survival are nine out of ten’.
If you haven’t heard much about it, you’re not alone; a worrying statistic is that although 88% of the British public have heard of mouth (including lip) cancer, 75% do not know what the main signs and symptoms are.  But, according to the Oral Health Foundation, it actually kills more people per year than cervical and testicular cancer combined. So, it really is important to know what to look for and how it differs from other types of cancer.
  Signs and symptoms include:

Visible changes in the skin on the lips.
Open sores.
A red patch that becomes crusty, itchy, or bleeds.
Lumps or wart-like growths.
A pale or white skin area that looks like a scar.

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