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Mom’s gum disease treatment safe for baby

By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women can safely be treated for gum infections without having to worry about their baby’s health, according to a new study. The concern among dentists had been that treating the problem could cause bacteria to get into the mothers’ bloodstream, where they could harm babies’ development. […]

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What is Laser Dentistry?

What is a laser and how does it work? A laser is an instrument that produces a very narrow, intense beam of light energy. When laser light comes in contact with tissue, it causes a reaction. The light produced by the laser can remove, vaporize, or shape tissue. Are lasers used in dentistry? Yes, lasers […]

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