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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Salivary Gland Inflammation Restores Ability to Taste
2008-10-09
 
A minimally-invasive procedure to diagnose and treat sialoadenitis, or salivary gland inflammation, is now available at the NYU College of Dentistry. The procedure offers an alternative to surgical removal of the salivary glands. The NYU College of Dentistry is the only institution in the New York area...
 
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Jaw Orthopedics: A New Paradigm for TMD Treatment Helps People Lead Pain-free Lives
2008-10-09
 
The NYU College of Dentistry is offering a new treatment called “jaw orthopedics,” which allows people suffering from TMD (temporomandibular disorder) to lead pain-free lives. TMD is an acute or chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the skull. The disorder...
 
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New 3-D Bone Tissue Scaffold Printer Could Speed Bone Regeneration
2008-10-09
 
The NYU College of Dentistry has begun testing a three-dimensional bone tissue scaffold printer that could substantially reduce bone regeneration time in the oral cavity and elsewhere in the body. Bone generated from the scaffolds could be used to shore up alveolar (jaw) bone to support dental implants...
 
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Advanced Surgical Technique Offers New Hope for Sleep Apnea Sufferers
2008-10-09
 
A new advanced surgical technique for treating sleep apnea could become the first reliable approach to relieving the condition’s symptoms, reducing complications, and eliminating side effects. The technique is the brainchild of Dr. Kenneth Fleisher, an Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery...
 
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NYU College of Dentistry Offering Tobacco Cessation Programs for Individuals and Groups
2008-10-09
 
Tobacco cessation programs for both individuals and groups are now available at the NYU College of Nursing Faculty Practice located at the College of Dentistry. The programs are being offered under the supervision of a certified tobacco treatment specialist, Ms. Madeleine Lloyd, Nurse Practitioner...
 
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