National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

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an institute of the national institutes of health; it provides leadership for a national research program designed to understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious and inherited craniofacial, oral, and dental diseases and disorders.
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14 National Institute of Dental Research. Oral health of United States children.
Joyce Reese, NIDR program director for Biomaterials, Pulp Biology and Dental Implants, notes that although there is no scientific evidence linking mercury in amalgam to systemic diseases, the new NIST mercury-free, dental restorative material meets an important objective of the National Institute of Dental Research to find alternative materials for conventional dental amalgams.
However, the National Institute of Dental Research counsels caution.
A new study, conducted by the National Institute of Dental Research and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, shows that a drug called pilocarpine hydrochloride was safe and effective in relieving dry mouth in a group of 31 people with Sjogren's syndrome and other diseases that affect salivary-gland function.
Scientists at the National Institute of Dental Research, one of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, continue to explore ways of preventing dental caries.
"The National Institute of Dental Research did a study showing an increased incidence of adults getting cavities," says Koehler.
In fact, you can benefit, said National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) health educator Alice Horowitz, "for as long as you have any of your natural teeth in our mouth."
A recent study by the National Institute of Dental Research found that dental cavities among children 5 to 17 years old have decreased by 36 percent since 1980.
However, Ronald Dubner of the National Institute of Dental Research, the president of the American Pain Society, finds flaws in Seltzer's study.
Jeffcoat and her colleagues at Alabama, the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in Seattle, and the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Md., hypothesize that they can use dental X rays to assess the overall health of a person's bones by scrutinizing the bone surrounding the teeth.
National Institute of Dental Research. Oral health of United States children: the National Survey of Dental Caries in U.S.
Preliminary tests on animals injected with prototype vaccines, and on human volunteers who ingested the vaccines, suggest to researchers at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland, that a significant antibody response can be created in humans.
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