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dentistry

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14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015

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Paleontologists find adorably chubby missing lizard link

A new species of lizard from the Late Cretaceous era links New World lizards with those from the Old World for the first time.

By August 26, 2015

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Research makes case for home blood pressure monitoring

A lot of people have normal readings at doctors' offices, but elevated blood pressure at work or home. Home blood pressure monitoring can help identify these people, studies show.

By January 31, 2014

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The Shoot: how to make a film in six days

How do you make a short film in just six days? That was the challenge of The Shoot, a competition run by Samsung that gave ten young people the opportunity to showcase their film skills.

By November 4, 2013

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Prosthetic dentistry: Print your own teeth

Producing casts for false teeth and replacement crowns may soon be a thing of the past as scanning and 3D printing makes its way to the dentist's office, mechanical engineers say.

By July 14, 2011

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Airway made by 3D printer saves infant's life

A rare condition caused Kaiba Gionfriddo's airway to collapse, so doctors created a dissolvable splint that's supposed to reabsorb into his body as his windpipe grows in a healthy manner.

By May 23, 2013

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Brighter brings dentistry discounts to Web

Jake Winebaum's newest company combines online resources and deals in oral health.

By May 20, 2011

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Researchers a step closer to 'printing' new blood vessels

Bioengineers jump a major hurdle by building 3D printed templates of filament networks to create vasculature. They say the trick is sugar.

By July 2, 2012

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Dentistry simulation android is all smiles

Japanese universities recently unveiled a dentistry simulator robot called Hanako. The android patient responds to dentistry students by talking, sneezing, or even gagging.

By March 30, 2010

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Dentist charges patient for negative Yelp reviews, suit says

A New York dentist is accused of making patients sign away their copyright to negative reviews and then billing a patient $100 a day for posting unhappy reviews on Yelp. The dentist is now being taken to court.

By December 1, 2011