Day: December 23, 2021 (page 1 of 1)

Research finds link between competitive swimming and tooth staining

PERTH, Australia: Regular swimming can deliver a myriad of benefits that are important for cardiovascular and systemic health. One unintentional side effect that can occur, however, is tooth staining and discoloration. A research project conducted by a team of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students at the University of Western Australia in Perth has now found that children who swim competitively are significantly more likely to have stains or discoloration on their teeth.
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Towards simplification in dentistry―GC to host online event on new treatment protocols

LEUVEN, Belgium: GC is committed to giving dental professionals easy access to educational resources. After a number of successful online symposia, the dental manufacturer is now getting ready for another digital continuing education highlight. Under the title “Sharing 100 years of experience―towards simplification in dentistry”, GC will be hosting its next online event from 15 to 19 November.
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Study shows 87% of patients satisfied with having chosen root canal treatment

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Although overall oral health in Sweden has improved significantly, root canal treatment is still a common procedure. Since few studies on root canal treatment in the general dental practice have been undertaken, a study conducted at the University of Gothenburg for a doctoral thesis investigated which factors influence the outcomes of such procedures. It was found that the majority of patients would choose the same treatment again if in need, although pain and discomfort around the tooth are common.