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Link Between Obesity And Tooth Wear

Link Between Obesity And Tooth Wear

A study published in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations reveals that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, are also the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Dental News: Are Antibiotics Necessary For Toothaches?

Dental News: Are Antibiotics Necessary For Toothaches?

A new guideline indicates that in most cases antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

How Special Sensory Cells In The Gums Protect Against Periodontitis

Special gum cells that trigger the immune system to control the amount and type of bacteria in the mouth could one day lead to personalized dental treatments against gum disease.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Virtual Dental Care Growing In Popularity

A new Dentavox Survey shows that the demand for these remote dentistry services is on the rise.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

A Closer Look At Early Human Species’ Teeth

Researchers have discovered previously unknown breastfeeding patterns of an extinct early human species by studying their two-million-year-old teeth.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Can Antibacterial Fillings Combat Recurring Tooth Decay?

Researchers have found potent antibacterial capabilities in dental restoratives – also known as filling materials.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Call For Radical Reform Of Oral Healthcare

A new special series on oral health presents an “urgent need for radical reform” of oral healthcare to prioritize prevention and integrate dentistry into primary care.

Link Between Gum Disease And Higher Risk Of Hypertension

A new study compiling the best available evidence to examine the odds of high blood pressure in patients with moderate and severe gum disease has determined that people with gum disease – also known as periodontitis - have a greater likelihood of high blood pressure – also known as hypertension.

Can Antibacterial Fillings Combat Recurring Tooth Decay?

Researchers have found potent antibacterial capabilities in dental restoratives – also known as filling materials.

Is There A New Method For Tooth Repair?

Researchers have discovered a mechanism that may offer a potential solution to tooth repair.

Dental News: Is The Field Becoming More Diverse?

There's new proof that the dental profession is undergoing demographic changes - especially in gender distribution

Does Your Genetic Make-Up Impact Your Dental Health?

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however research does find that children with overweight mothers are more likely to have cavities.
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