National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research


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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

 (NIDCR)
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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Source: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892.
Investigators have made several attempts to grow enamel from the cell that make it within the gums, but "nobody has really demonstrated true enamel," says Pamela Robey of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in Bethesda, Md.
As a result of that workshop, the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Environmenal Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), and the U.S.
Jabra-Rizk is funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR/NIH).
National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases~National Resource Center 1232 22nd Street, NW, Washington DC 20037-1292 Tel (202) 223-0344 or 800-624-BONE Fax (202) 293-2356 TTY (202) 466-4315 E-Mail: orbdnrc@nof.org The National Resource Center is supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with contributions from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, Office of Women's Health, PHS, and the National Institute on Aging.
Contents include: (1) "About the National Institutes of Health"; (2) "About the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research"; (3) "Introduction to Open Wide and Trek Inside"; (4) "Implementing the Module"; (5) "Using the CD-ROM"; (6) "Using the Student Lessons"; and (7) "Student Lessons".
Dushanka Kleinman, the deputy director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research at the National Institute of Health, recently explained how oral health impacts learning in an interview with Da'aiyah Bilal of NEA's Health Information Network.
Joan Wilentz is a freelance science writer following a career at the National Institutes of Health, where, most recently, she served as chief of the Planning, Evaluation, and Legislation Branch of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
The NIAMS is working with the NICHD, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to support a research initiative in the area of skeletal growth and development.
Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D., has been appointed as director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).
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