In case you missed – TGBSL #31

TGBSL explained: In the second book of the semi-autobiographical series describing the progress of an Edinburgh medical graduate, Colin Douglas describes his hero, David Campbell’s, involvement with medical research. The book’s title is “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime“ and the cynic in me always remembers it when I read headlines like these. I insist that I have a hugeContinue reading “In case you missed – TGBSL #31”

In case you missed – TGBSL #30 – Life’s a beach and other research.

TGBSL explained: In the second book of the semi-autobiographical series describing the progress of an Edinburgh medical graduate, Colin Douglas describes his hero, David Campbell’s, involvement with medical research. The book’s title is “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime“ and the cynic in me always remembers it when I read headlines like these. I insist thatContinue reading “In case you missed – TGBSL #30 – Life’s a beach and other research.”

In case you missed – TGBSL #29….Dentistry courses dominated by women in Scotland.

TGBSL explained: In the second book of the semi-autobiographical series describing the progress of an Edinburgh medical graduate, Colin Douglas describes his hero, David Campbell’s, involvement with medical research. The book’s title is “The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime“ and the cynic in me always remembers it when I read headlines like these. I insist thatContinue reading “In case you missed – TGBSL #29….Dentistry courses dominated by women in Scotland.”

New research discovers way to eliminate needles for dental anaesthetic and other stories. In case you missed it TGBSL #28

New research discovers way to eliminate needles for dental anesthetic A new study from the University of São Paulo found that there might be no need for needles when administering anesthetic for dental procedures. Continues HERE Bioengineered tooth restoration in a large mammal Researchers at Okayama University report in Scientific Reports successful tooth regeneration inContinue reading “New research discovers way to eliminate needles for dental anaesthetic and other stories. In case you missed it TGBSL #28”

To Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, Look Past the Joints to the Gums. In Case You Missed It- TGBSL#27

An explanation of TGBSL To Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, Look Past the Joints to the Gums The mouth may seem like a strange place to search for a culprit in a disease that primarily affects the joints. But a recent collaboration by a group of multidisciplinary researchers suggests that one type of oral bacteria may beContinue reading “To Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis, Look Past the Joints to the Gums. In Case You Missed It- TGBSL#27”

There’s a completely legal reason this American dentist has an office full of human heads. In case you missed. TGBSL #26

TGBSL explained here There’s a completely legal reason this American dentist has an office full of human heads Jordan Sparks found cryonics while sifting through the Portland State University library as a student in the early 1990s. He was fascinated. He stayed fascinated through dental school, and as a practicing dentist, and while building a dentalContinue reading “There’s a completely legal reason this American dentist has an office full of human heads. In case you missed. TGBSL #26”

In case you missed TGBSL #25

“TGBSL” explained here 1) Dental implant with slow-release drug reservoir reduces infection risk Scientists have developed a dental implant containing a reservoir for the slow release of drugs. Laboratory tests in which the reservoir slowly released a strong antimicrobial agent showed that the new implant can prevent and eliminate bacterial biofilms – a major cause ofContinue reading “In case you missed TGBSL #25”

In case you missed…TGBSL #23

TGBSL? see more here. 1. New definition of oral health announced; “Oral health is multifaceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow, and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort, and disease of the craniofacial complex,” reads the definition. More here. 2. Dental implantsContinue reading “In case you missed…TGBSL #23”

Sense! There are good reasons not to give up on flossing, despite what you’ve read in the news.

From Quartz The world woke to the smell of burning floss last week, as thunderous applause met news reports that there was, after all, no evidence for dentists recommending flossing. A lot of people, it seems, hate to floss. Some would rather clean a toilet. But don’t throw out all those spools of waxed dentalContinue reading “Sense! There are good reasons not to give up on flossing, despite what you’ve read in the news.”