Los Angeles—Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles discovered that diamonds at a much smaller scale than those found in jewelry could be used to stimulate bone growth, treat oral-related diseases and improve dental implants.
Alexandria, Va.—Swedish researchers who studied the possible adverse health effects on bone tissue from long-term exposure to fluoridated drinking water found no association between chronic fluoride exposure and hip fracture.
The choice was to write an essay or make a video. Five University of Texas dental students opted for the video, a wise move that yielded double rewards. Not only did they win the 2013 Dental Students Ethics Video Contest grand prize, but they also earned school credit.