October 1, 2020

Science File

Healthy life is yours


Most careers within the healthcare profession require some form of formal preparation. Founded in 1954, the UNC School of Dentistry has a national reputation for both research and education. Each year, the school admits about 80 students to its DDS (doctorate of Dental Surgery) program, with about 80% of those being in-state admissions. In the United States, schools of dentistry – unlike medical and law schools – have no official rankings. However, UNC is typically a top contender on unofficial lists. The nationwide respect for the UNC School of Dentistry program helps to validate the quality of dental services being provided in Raleigh by graduates of that school. History: Fluoride has a colorful history that started in Colorado Springs in 1901. A young dentist, Dr. McKay, moved to town and found two things that alarmed him. One, everyone in Colorado Springs had brown mottled teeth. Second, almost no dental decay existed. At a time when dental decay was rampant back east, this indeed was a remarkable finding. He was able to attract the attention of a prominent dental researcher who then found other areas in the country where the condition was repeated. Soon the correlation between brown stains and lack of caries was established. The Dental Hygiene Program provides exceptional clinical and academic opportunities for students interested in preventive oral health and the promotion of good health habits. UTSD is the only Houston-area school offering a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree. Don’t get me wrong here; I do think this theory follows some lines of common sense. However, common sense hardly means it is correct. It used to be common sense that Blacks weren’t as smart as Whites and that drilling into someone’s brain would help release the evil demons inside. These days, it is probably a little safer to provide a bit of evidence before claiming to know who people are and how their minds work. The NMNMSS is a well-established hospital-based surveillance system for maternal complications in China. It can identify the maternal complications that need to improve health care immediately in China through a powerful longitudinal real-world evidence. Private practice is another way to go. Most dentists go into private practice. This is where you have your own offices and attract your own patients. Private practice has its perks since you ultimately make your own schedule and take on as many or as little patients as you desire. Students will gain knowledge of common oral presentations that reflect potential underlying systemic disease. 1991 The effects of acute and chronic exercise on immunoglobulins. Sports Medicine 11(3):183-201. A scientific study that shows increased immunoglobulin production after brief graded maximal exercise, short term submaximal exercise, and moderate exercise training (45 minutes of brisk walking 5 times per week). The results also show depressed immunoglobulin levels for up to 2 days after athletes run 45-75km at high intensities. Nieman and Nehlsen-Cannarella conclude that competitive exercise training depresses immunoglobulin levels while moderate exercise training slightly increases immunoglobulin levels with contrasting effects on risk of infection.