In The News: School of Dental Medicine
Remote Area Medical will make its sixth return trip to the Pahrump Valley next weekend and all those in the local community and surrounding areas who may be in need of medical services they cannot afford, whether they have insurance or not, are encouraged to mark their calendars and head out for the free medical clinic event.
For a complete denture to be successful, it should be retentive, stable, and optimally supported by the denture-bearing tissues.
Researchers have known for some time that a person’s zip code can have as much of an impact on their health as their own genetics.
For almost four decades, Dr. Bruce Dow has filled cavities, pulled teeth and provided other essential dental health care in his hometown of Hawthorne, Nevada.
Last June, NASA's SpaceX Dragon space rocket took off from Florida with, among other scientific experiments, 30 saliva samples that will be part of a dental experiment.
It is the first dental study to be performed in zero gravity, and sponsored by the National Laboratory of the International Space Station in the United States, in collaboration with NASA and Colgate Palmolive.
Dentistry has penetrated the atmosphere and has taken its first steps in outer space.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) requested more than $205 million for 71 projects across Nevada under Congress’ revived earmarking system, which allows members to direct spending to specific projects from the 12 annual appropriations bills.
As the saying goes, the sky is the limit. This is true for scientists conducting the first oral health experiment in space to investigate the growth and response of oral bacteria to treatment agents in zero gravity.
Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ (UNLV) Colleges of Engineering and Dental Medicine have partnered with NASA and toothpaste brand Colgate to determine the effectiveness of oral health products in space.
Earlier this month a rocket supplying the International Space Station carried oral bacteria and saliva gleaned from the mouths of 30 UNLV dental clinic patients.
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