Faculty of Dentistry news
Ongoing coverage of a study published last week in the Journal of Neuroscience about a group of pain researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre found that relieving pain actually causes physical brain changes they can see on a brain scan.
McGill Dentistry professor Catherine Bushnell used odours and images to alter people's moods and found that their pain "unpleasantness" was far less if they were feeling happy.
Dans certains quartiers défavorisés de Montréal, le taux de carie chez les enfants atteint 70 %, alors qu'il n'est que de 10 % dans le West Island. Or, 30 % de la population n'a pas accès aux soins dentaires.
A new dental clinic in Montreal is providing free oral hygiene care to people who can't afford it. The Jim Lund Clinic, located at the Welcome Hall Mission in St-Henri, officially opened its doors Friday.