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UMMC School of Dentistry accepting applications for Dental Mission Week – WLBT

Dr. Smith said, “lot of decay, a lot of missing teeth. I think the status is that 55% of Mississippians have severe tooth loss, not all tooth loss, but severe enough that it affects their chewing which affects their overall health and there are so many links between oral health now and medical conditions.” "Dentistry|headache"… Read More »

Dental dams: Everything you need to know

It is possible to pass a sexually transmitted infection to a partner through oral-genital or oral-anal sex. A device known as a dental dam can be effective in reducing this risk. A dental dam is a barrier between a person’s mouth and another person’s genitals. Many people use them during oral sex. Dental dams consist… Read More »