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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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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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Patient advocacy beyond the dental chair

This resident dove headfirst into the action with health care reform to determine how it serves a special population: pediatric dental patients.

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More questions than answers with ‘vaping’ craze

Sleek, tobacco free and with odorless vapors, are e-cigarettes the perfect drug? Are they safe?

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Pediatric dentistry residents provide care at home and abroad

Drs. Katie Egbert and Steven Hogan travel to Honduras with a local dental and medical mission, continuing a partnership more than a decade in the making.

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Outreach program inspires future dentists

Each year members of the Future Dentist Club visit the dental school campus as part of a program that introduces dental medicine as a potential career path.

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