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Dental Air Force Home Dental Cleaning System

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Dental Air Force Home Dental Cleaning System    The Dental Air Force home teeth cleaning system is an innovative appliance that is a completely new way to care for your teeth between regular dental cleaning. The system generates a precise jet of air that combines with specially formulated dental cleaner and water …

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PerioChip for Periodontal Disease

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PerioChip for Periodontal Disease  Dexcel Pharma Technologies has announced that PerioChip (chlorhexidine gluconate) is now available for the adjunctive treatment of adult periodontitis with a pocket depth (PD) ≥5mm, when used with scaling and root planning. Two multicenter studies have shown that patients who received PerioChip after scaling and root …

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The influence of diabetes on the periodontal tissues

Maria Emanuel Ryan, DDS, PhD; Oana Carnu, DMD; Angela Kamer, DMD, PhD The pathogenesis of periodontal disease is complex because it reflects a combination of the initiation and maintenance of the chronic inflammatory process by a diverse microbial flora and its numerous bacterial products. The subsequent host response to this infection mediates …

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