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How long will pain last after a root canal?

Most people associate having a root canal with a lot of pain and discomfort.

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New dental material resists plaque and kills microbes

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities, but materials are vulnerable to plaque growth.

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Study suggests link between verbal bullying and bruxism in adolescents

A case-control study by a research team led by Prof. Junia Serra-Negra at the Federal University of Minas Gerais suggests that possible sleep bruxism in young teenagers is associated with a history of verbal bullying at school as victims, perpetrators or both.

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New research uses squid ink to check for gum disease

A new dental imaging method to examine the health of patients’ gums. A mixture of squid ink, water and cornflour is applied to the gums and examined using light and ultrasound.

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