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Tooth Fillings Made With BPA Tied To Behavior Issues

Researchers found kids who had multiple fillings made using BPA - and who'd had those fillings for a long time - consistently scored two to six points worse on 100-point behavior measures than those who had none of the fillings or who'd only had one for a short time.

Dentist Takes Revenge On Ex-Boyfriend By Pulling Out All His Teeth

Dumping a girlfriend is never easy but having all 32 teeth pulled out by that girlfriend is the worst that could happen to anybody. A 34-year-old dentist in Poland is under investigation after she allegedly pulled out all her ex-boyfriend's teeth during dental surgery just two days after he dumped her for another woman.

Genes Define Ageless Skin, Now Nanoparticles Provide Hope

The quest for the ultimate anti-aging skin solution has now found its magic in scientifically developed nanoparticles obtained from shrimps and lobster. The search for the best anti-aging remedy has led a group of scientists to observe gene markers for long- term skin regeneration. At the American Academy of Dermatology's annual meeting in San Diego last Friday, new research on genetic implication on skin and its aging process were discussed .

Arm & Hammer, Crest Spinbrush Electric Toothbrush Can Chip Teeth FDA Warns

Using electric toothbrushes can result in cleaner teeth and minimal plaque build-up, but are there also risks associated with using the dental cleaning device? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are warning the public of a potential injury that may occur when using certain models of the battery powered Arm & Hammer Spinbrush. The Spinbrush ProClean, ProClean Recharge, Pro Whitening, SONIC, SONIC Recharge, Swirl, Classic Clean, For Kids, and replacement heads all have risk of injury to...

Irvington Dentist Patrick Bamgboye Investigated After 2nd New Jersey Child Dies

Irvington, New Jersey dentist, Patrick Bamgboye, 64, is under investigation for the death of a child that occurred during a routine procedure last week. Three-year-old Juan Quiej is the second child to die while in the care of Bamgboye. Eight years ago, a 6-year-old girl died during a routine procedure at Bamgboye's office.

William Patterson Confirmed as Burned Baylor Student Outside Waco, Tex.

McLennan County Police confirmed that the Baylor University student found dead Thursday in the back of a burning Cadillac outside of Waco, Tex., is William Patterson. Patterson had recently begun studying film and digital media at Baylor University after graduating from Churchill High School in San Antonio last year.

Sunken Wreck Holds $3B in Platinum ... Maybe

A Maine seafarer said he had found the wreck of a World War II merchant ship off the Massachusetts coast, sunk while carrying a cargo of the precious metal platinum valued today at nearly $3 billion, an unprecedented find that has raised some doubts.

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