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Tooth Loss Linked to Dementia and increased Cognitive Impairment

Tooth loss has been found to be a risk factor for dementia and cognitive impairment, according to an analysis published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine done by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. It was found that with loss of each tooth the risk of cognitive impairment increases. [&hellip

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Three year old girl dies during dental treatment

In a very tragic incident, a 3 year old girl who was taken to the dental clinic for a simple extraction and crowns placement died due to reasons which are not clear yet. Daleyza Avili Hernandez, 3, was taken to the Children’s Dental Surgery Center in San Francisco for extraction of two teeth and caps [&hellip

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A 9-year old boy with Hyperdontia has around 300 teeth

You know how bad it is when you start getting your third molar and if it is impacted or stuck in your jaw because of lack of space it is a nightmare. Now imagine having around 300 such teeth in your jaw, a 9-year old boy from Barangay Looc, Dumanjug, Cebu named Johncris Carl Quirante [&hellip

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