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The latest article on Zerodonto is about 3 STEP technique by our friend Francesca Vailati.

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An expert panel convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs and the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry conducted a systematic review and formulated clinical recommendations to inform primary care clinicians about the potential use of adjuncts as triage tools for the evaluation of lesions, including potentially malignant disorders (PMDs), in the oral cavity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28958308?dopt=Abstract

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Zirconia Prostheses Survival Rates
The purpose of this large study was to evaluate the survival rates of 1-piece, complete arch implant-supported Zirconia prostheses fabricated by a single dental laboratory supporting several clinicians. With 99% success over a five year period, Zirconia appears to be an ideal restorative material for implants. This is related to #zirconia and #dentalimplants .

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Genetics and Tooth Decay
Genetics researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute recently published a large cohort study to shed light on how genetics and environment contribute to tooth decay. They found that heredity has little to do with tooth decay, and the condition of teeth largely depends on dietary and oral hygiene habits.

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Is Charcoal Safe for Teeth Whitening?

So with this news - http://jada.ada.org/article/S0002-8177(17)30412-9/abstract - we're doing a blog post on the activated #charcoal fad.

If any #dentists out there have a quote to contribute to our upcoming post, we'll be sure to credit & link accordingly.

You can participate by taking the poll too: Is Charcoal Safe for Teeth Whitening?

#activatedcharcoalpowder #charcoalteethwhitening
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Is Periodontal disease a risk factor for #Alzheimer disease?

This review from the BDJ explores possible mechanisms for shared pathogenesis between periodontitis and Alzheimer's disease.

http://www.nature.com/bdj/journal/v218/n1/full/sj.bdj.2014.1137.html?foxtrotcallback=true
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