Dentistry

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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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Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry utilizes federal program to bring much-needed dental care to North Texas

Dallas residents lacking adequate access to dental care are benefiting from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s community-based clinical training program. Since January, the dental school has formed partnerships with three area nonprofits.

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Regenerating bone to anchor dental implants

A new method of prompting localized bone growth reveals a promising option for patients with bone loss who are considering dental implant surgery.

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Texas A&M dentists advocate fluoridated water

Without even thinking about it, millions of Americans improve their oral health simply by turning on the tap. That is due to the benefits of fluoride, which occurs naturally in water and is known to harden tooth enamel and help prevent cavities.

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Getting to the root of pain

This recent graduate’s postdoctoral plans keep her anchored at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, where she’ll further the dental school’s research on estrogen and TMJ disorders.

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Operation East Texas: faculty and students trade summer break for outreach

Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry faculty and students are spending part of their two-week summer break providing free dental care to needy individuals in the Southeast Texas area through a partnership with Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Seeing double

It could have something to do with their DNA. Patrick and Austin Hodges, No. 1 and No. 2 in this year’s Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry graduating dental class, are identical twins. It doesn’t take much digging to figure out it’s not the first time these two have demonstrated a penchant for academics.

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