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Protective paint for your teeth could banish the dentist’s drill

Protective paint for your teeth could banish the dentist’s drill | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it
A series of remarkable innovations could soon transform the experience of going to the dentist. Even dentists themselves are stunned by the changes.
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Review and possibly monitor these interesting innovations which can transform and improve the dental services of its members to their patients. Content opportunity.

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Cost already a barrier for one in eight indigenous seeing a GP, COAG Reform Coucil warns

Cost already a barrier for one in eight indigenous seeing a GP, COAG Reform Coucil warns | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it
Abbott government warned over proposed $7 doctor fee as a report shows indigenous people are three times as likely to die of an avoidable cause as non-indigenous people.
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The report of the COAG Reform Council revealed that more than two out of five indigenous people delayed, or did not see, a dental professional due to cost. Opportunity for ADA NSW to connect with NPF groups to form partnership for dental access or post content that reflects well on the ADA NSW’s existing policies/programs.

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Gum treatment reduces key risk factor for heart disease

Gum treatment reduces key risk factor for heart disease | ADA NSW Weekly News Listening | Scoop.it

A simple scale and clean has been found to markedly reduce a key risk factor for heart disease. The effects are on par with lowering blood pressure or body mass.

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Heart disease is one of Australia’s biggest killers and several studies have indicated a connection to gum disease. A new findings from a study conducted among Indigenous Australians revealed that heart disease can be reduced with a simple gum treatment known as scale and clean.

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