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There are many reasons to change jobs: looking for a better opportunity, increase in pay or responsibility, layoffs, etc. No matter what the reason, it’s quite common. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, younger baby boomers (those born between 1957 and 1964) had almost 12 jobs from ages 18 – 50. Not surprisingly, almost half of those jobs were held from ages 18 – 24. Another interesting statistic is that jobs started by 35 – 44 year olds lasted less than one year (36% of the time) and 75% ended in less than 5 years.

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We’ve all seen ads for toothpaste and mouthwash that has fluoride as an ingredient. What is fluoride, anyway?

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Professor Dr. Daniel Fried of the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry recently made advances in laser and light-based imaging technologies. This could mean great changes in the world of modern dentistry. read more

Periodontitis is one of the worlds’ most prevalent human diseases. Yet, we usually don’t think of it as being particular threatening to our health. It is estimated that over half of the adult population in the United States has this gum disease. 10 to 20% of those experience tooth loss. A group of researchers are looking into how we can monitor the bacteria in our mouths.

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Dentists & Hygiene Warriors Rejoice!

The development of biosensors helps monitor and maintain the bacteria in your mouth.

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Working on a Cure for Dry Mouth

Did you know Salivary Science was a thing?

Beginning in 2005, an international team of graduate students from the University of Delaware and the Christina Care Health System in Newark, DE has been making a bold attempt to engineer an implantable replacement salivary gland.

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CariVu is a hand-held instrument that reveals cracks and cavities in seconds, using only light – no radiation! It can help you address small problems before they become big ones. read more