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Review finds tax lowers sugary beverage consumption
June 27, 2019 -- Considerable debate has surrounded taxes on sugary beverages and their effectiveness in reducing consumption, but that debate may be settled by a new review. Researchers analyzed the effects of these taxes and found they were successful in reducing consumption. Read More
New analysis shows long-term impact of HPV vaccination
June 27, 2019 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs can substantially reduce the number of infections in girls and women, researchers report in a new study published in Lancet. Their analysis suggests vaccination programs are working. Read More
Most teas increase risk of enamel erosion
June 25, 2019 -- What effects do tea beverages have on your patients' teeth? Researchers tested 460 tea beverages and found that most increase the risk of enamel erosion, according to results presented at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research meeting. Read More
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Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

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