Dentistry

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Operation Lone Star 2014

Students from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry joined the ranks of military and medical personnel to serve thousands in this full-scale emergency response exercise.

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Healthy teeth for kids: 3 pointers every parent should know

Make sure your child's dental health is as sparkling as his or her new school supplies in this back-to-school season.

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Dental students serve in Jamaica over summer break

As summer clinic drew to a close, nine dental students boarded a flight bound for Jamaica, where many of their patients were treated in dental chairs unlike any the students had ever seen.

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Closing a gap in oral health care

A partnership between Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and one local nonprofit will result in free dental care for thousands of low-income residents in northwest Dallas.

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Adolescents most at risk with e-cigarettes, yet teen usage soars

Teenagers are among the fastest growing groups of electronic cigarette consumers in the U.S. They may also be the most vulnerable to the devices’ physical and psychological side effects, according to experts from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s Tobacco Treatment Services.

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Tobacco cessation training helps dental students coach patients to quit

A multi-year tobacco cessation curriculum means dental students gain knowledge in behavioral intervention, the use of pharmacotherapy and motivational interviewing. This promotes the confidence for them to actively motivate and assist patients who want to quit tobacco use.

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Tao brings $1.25 million in funding to research stress and chronic pain

Just what is the role of stress when it comes to healing? What if there were ways to identify, pre-surgery, what patients are most inclined to suffer from chronic pain as a result of their procedure and then to manage that pain?

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Texas dental schools team up to create a standardized course for treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders

As the number of Americans with sleep-related breathing disorders continues to grow, so does the need for dentists to have access to continued training to best serve this patient population.

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It’s not just about the waistline

Dietary choices can have unintended side effects in the mouth and throughout the body, a dental hygienist and registered dietitian explains.

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