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Study: Drug-Filled, 3-D Printed Dentures Could Fight Off Infections

University at Buffalo researchers have developed 3-D printed dentures filled with antifungal medication to better treat oral fungal infections.

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Endodontics, Root Canals, Standard Of Care, Dentistry, maxillary sinusitis

AAE Adopts New Guidelines to Encourage High-Quality Patient Care

Improving patient care by all providers of endodontic treatment is the goal of two practice statements approved by the American Association of Endodontists’ Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Denver this week.

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Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some cancers, and heart disease. By contrast, drinkers had fewer bacteria known to check the growth of other, harmful germs.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease , Mitochondria, Mitofusin 2, Drug Development

Defect in Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disease Reversed in Mouse Nerves

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Scientists have developed a new drug compound that shows promise as a future treatment for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, an inherited, often painful neurodegenerative condition that affects nerves in the hands, arms, feet and legs. The researchers used the compound to treat the nerves of mice harboring the genetic defects that cause the disease.

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AAE to Bestow Top Honors at 2018 Annual Meeting

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The American Association of Endodontists will honor five individuals with the organization's highest honors at the Association’s annual meeting in Denver, April 25-28.

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Endodontics, Dentistry, pain and addiction , Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Root Canals

Endodontists Emphasize Pain Management Without Opioids

As experts in pain management, endodontists aim to make patients comfortable before, during and after their treatment. Endodontist from around the world will gather in Denver this month to learn about the latest research in pain control strategies to treat patients safely and minimize the risk of abuse.

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Discuss the Latest Developments in Regenerative Endodontics at the AAE Annual Meeting in Denver

Cutting-edge developments in regenerative endodontics will be discussed during the 2018 annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists. Several education sessions are devoted to sharing the most current research and findings, presented by leading experts in the field of regenerative endodontics.

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Dentistry, Endodontics, Endodontist, Root Canals, Standard Of Care

Standing Up for a Single Standard of Care

All providers must provide quality endodontic treatment that meets the standard of care. Unfortunately, some clinicians perform sub-par endodontics. An expert panel at the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists will discuss the standard of care and how to best respond to poor treatment.

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Controversies and Hot Topics Take Center Stage at Annual Meeting of American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists will kick off its 2018 annual meeting with educational sessions addressing the most contentious topics in modern endodontics. The Controversies and Hot Topics Track will address canal cleaning and disinfection, surgery versus retreatment, and clinical outcomes studies.

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57 WVU Students Travel to Nicaragua to Address Medical Needs

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For the last nine years, the West Virginia University Global Medical and Dental Brigades groups have worked in collaboration with Global Brigades to facilitate work in Latin America. This spring, the largest group to ever travel from WVU worked in rural Nicaragua for nine consecutive days, serving members of a highly resource-reduced region of the world.







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