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Periodontitis linked to HPV-positive head/neck cancer

Periodontitis linked to HPV-positive head/neck cancer | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Patients with a history of periodontitis who develop head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are more likely to have human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive tumors, according to researchers from the University of New York at Buffalo.
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The Smile Generation connects you with great dentists. This magazine features the latest in modern dentistry as well as news that makes us smile.
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Business Buzz : The Issaquah Press – News, Sports, Classifieds and More in Issaquah, WA

Business Buzz : The Issaquah Press – News, Sports, Classifieds and More in Issaquah, WA | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
The Issaquah Press is the local weekly newspaper for Issaquah, Wash. Find local news, plus information about schools, sports, businesses, people and events, as well as classified ads.
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The newest Smile Generation®-trusted dental office in the state of Washington has opened its doors. Issaquah Highlands Dental Group uses advanced technologies that allow them to offer same-day crowns among other conveniences.

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Autism at the Dentist: Treating Your Special Needs Child | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

Autism at the Dentist: Treating Your Special Needs Child | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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Dr. Jacob Dent, a Smile Generation®-trusted dentist and father of an autistic child, talks about treating special needs patients in the dental office setting.

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Child Athlete Safety: Custom-Fitted Mouthguards | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

Child Athlete Safety: Custom-Fitted Mouthguards | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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35 million children aged 5-18 play organized sports in the US. That's 35 million smiles that need to be protected.

 

For National Youth Sports Safety Month, visit a Smile Generation®-trusted dental office to get your child a custom-fitted mouthguard and save yourself a future headache.

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Real Patient Reviews – Dental Office in Hacienda Heights, CA | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

Real Patient Reviews – Dental Office in Hacienda Heights, CA | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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Read real patient reviews of Smile Generation®-trusted Tri-City Smiles dental office in Hacienda Heights, CA.

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National Children’s Dental Health Month Contest – Show Us How You Brush! | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

National Children’s Dental Health Month Contest – Show Us How You Brush! | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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It's National Children's Dental Health Month, and The Smile Generation® & Crest® + Oral-B® is celebrating by giving away over $1,000 in prizes.

 

Enter the #ShowUsHowYouBrush Contest at http://smilegeneration.pgtb.me/XKVQGJ and Pin a photo of your family practicing good oral hygiene for a chance to win!

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The Dental Office on Red Hill Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

The Dental Office on Red Hill Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
New Office is Equipped With Advanced Technologies Such as Digital X-Rays, CEREC® CAD/CAM Dentistry The Dental Office on Red Hill held its ribbon cutting ceremony amidst a throng of local community ...
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The Dental Office on Red Hill, the newest Smile Generation®-trusted office, held its ribbon cutting ceremony last week.

 

Local officials and future patients converged on the modern office to enjoy a hosted lunch and tour of the office. They also raffled off prizes, including a brand-new iPad mini.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Choosing cosmetic dentistry

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Which dental materials conflict with the use of MRI?

Which dental materials conflict with the use of MRI? | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Some restorative and orthodontic materials are not compatible with the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in dental patients, according to a new study in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology.
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Smiles for Siouxland's curator insight, August 9, 2013 12:49 AM

Know about your Dental health.

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Lack of Fluoride May be Root of Calgary Dental Problems

Lack of Fluoride May be Root of Calgary Dental Problems | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Dentists in Calgary, Alberta are blaming the rise in cavities over the stoppage of water fluoridation.
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Kimberly Holguin's curator insight, January 8, 2:08 PM

The water we consume from the faucet usually contains fluoride, but in that isn't the case in Calgary, Alberta. Water fluoridation in the city was ceased two years ago and because of that, they are now seeing a rise in cavities. Many people believe Many people believe that water fluoridation is beneficial for teeth while there are others who say its does more harm than good over time.

 

  
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Are CBCT scans necessary prior to orthodontic treatment?

Are CBCT scans necessary prior to orthodontic treatment? | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Taking cone-beam CT (CBCT) scans prior to orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning is warranted for patients with unerupted teeth or severe root resorption, according to a new study in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial...
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How Not to Brush Your Teeth [infographic]

How Not to Brush Your Teeth [infographic] | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
How Not to Brush Your Teeth. Whether they are covered in braces, filed to fangs, or are starting to fall out, teeth are very important to our health.
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The 6 Biggest Trends in Dentistry - Hive Health Media - Hive Health Media

The 6 Biggest Trends in Dentistry - Hive Health Media - Hive Health Media | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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The 6 Biggest Trends in Dentistry - Hive Health Media
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In scientific terms, teeth are hard structures of tissue that are biologically intended to break up food, hunt prey or ward off predators.
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When You Don't Have Dental Insurance

When You Don't Have Dental Insurance | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
If you don't have dental insurance, follow these five tips to find affordable care to keep your smile bright.
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Dental options for those without insurance.

 

If you need dental care, but can't afford it, here are some helpful options.

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Why an Endodontist is the Right Choice for Root Canal Treatments | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

Why an Endodontist is the Right Choice for Root Canal Treatments | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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No need to fear if you are in need of a root canal treatment. Smile Generation®-trusted endodontist Hamid Abedi DDS, MS explains how to approach your treatment with confidence in a positive outcome.

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Thumb Sucking Can Lead to Potential Dental Problems in Children | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

Thumb Sucking Can Lead to Potential Dental Problems in Children | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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Thumb sucking in the later childhood years can lead to potential major dental problems.

 

Learn tips and tricks to dissuade your children from sucking their thumbs.

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The Importance of Early Pediatric Dental Exams | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog

The Importance of Early Pediatric Dental Exams | Share A Smile: The Smile Generation blog | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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The importance of early preventive dental exams for children can not be overstated. 

 

A child's future dental health depends on the habits that are established when they are young.

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Bad Teeth Number One Cause of Bullying in Preteens

Bad Teeth Number One Cause of Bullying in Preteens | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Adolescent years aren't easy, and bullies can be common. The most prevalent cause of bullying is if a child or teen has bad teeth.

Via Jonathan Fashbaugh
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A smile in need of repair can be an easy target for bullies, especially among preteens. Are you arming your child with the healthy, confident smile they need to succeed?

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Jonathan Fashbaugh's curator insight, January 10, 11:09 AM

Of all the things to be bullied for...bad teeth? Really?

Goodwin Family Dental Jewett City CT's curator insight, January 16, 10:44 PM

The most prevalent cause of bullying is if a child or teen has bad teeth.

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Twitter / Bessy_10: Since I got braces, I started ...

Twitter / Bessy_10: Since I got braces, I started ... | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
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@Bessy_10 speaks for many new orthodontic patients who find a renewed passion for oral health once they get braces.

 

If you're thinking about taking the plunge, learn more at http://www.smilegeneration.com/braces/. ;

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Cortaro Smiles Expands Dental Services to Bring Smiles to Children

Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 -- Office Expands to Include Pediatric Dentistry; All Specialty Dental Needs Now Under One Roof
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New Every Kid's Dentist office at Cortaro Smiles Dentistry.

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University of Michigan News Service | Dental therapists clinically competent to provide patient care

University of Michigan News Service | Dental therapists clinically competent to provide patient care | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
A new University of Michigan study finds that mid-level practitioners who are trained to provide fillings do so competently and safely, performing these procedures as well as dentists. ANN ARBOR—A n
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Teeth-whitening products put to the test at IADR

Teeth-whitening products put to the test at IADR | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
The effectiveness of several different whitening products -- including a new dentifrice, in-office and take-home whitening products, and common professional whitening products -- were tested and the results presented at the recent International...
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Dental Infographic: Your weekly infographic - Emergency Room Dentists | Dental Products Report

Dental Infographic: Your weekly infographic - Emergency Room Dentists | Dental Products Report | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
This dental infographic adds up the toll heading to the emergency room for routine dental problems takes on public health.
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Study: 10%-20% benzocaine effective for acute toothaches

Study: 10%-20% benzocaine effective for acute toothaches | Dental News from the Smile Generation | Scoop.it
Benzocaine has been commonly used for pain relief for more than a century, but data about its effectiveness for relieving toothache pain have long been lacking.
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