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A Closer Look At Cavity-Causing Bacteria

A Closer Look At Cavity-Causing Bacteria

Researchers have discovered that Streptococcus mutans, a major bacterial species responsible for tooth decay, is encased in a protective multilayered community of other bacteria and polymers forming a unique spatial organization associated with the location of the disease onset.

Are Negative Dental Experiences Common?

Are Negative Dental Experiences Common?

Children’s negative experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language.
Can Artificial Intelligence Make Dentists' Work Easier?

Can Artificial Intelligence Make Dentists' Work Easier?

Researchers have developed a new model that accurately and automatically shows the exact location of mandibular canals.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Dental News: A Plaque-Identifying Toothpaste And A Safe Whitener

Dental News: A Plaque-Identifying Toothpaste And A Safe Whitener

Plaque HD is the first toothpaste that identifies plaque so that it can be removed with directed brushing, and the product’s proprietary formulation contains unique combinations and concentrations of cleaning agents that weaken the core of the plaque structure to help the subject visualize and more effectively remove the plaque.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Preventing And Healing Tooth Decay With Bioactive Peptide

Preventing And Healing Tooth Decay With Bioactive Peptide

Researchers report a bioactive peptide that coats tooth surfaces, helping prevent new cavities and heals existing ones in lab experiments.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Dental Appliance News: New Oral Device Effectively Reduces Tics In Tourette Syndrome Patients

Dental Appliance News: New Oral Device Effectively Reduces Tics In Tourette Syndrome Patients

A study explains how researchers in Japan have developed a removable dental appliance that can reduce tics in both children and adults with Tourette syndrome.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Can Your Gums Reveal Your Diet?

Can Your Gums Reveal Your Diet?

Research concludes that sweet soft drinks and lots of sugar increase the risk of both dental cavities and inflammation of the gums - known as periodontal diseases - and that healthy eating habits should be prioritized even more.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

The Link Between Gum Disease And Obesity

The Link Between Gum Disease And Obesity

A study shows the effect of obesity on non-surgical periodontal care and evaluates potential pathways that may illustrate the connection between the two conditions.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Fluoride Study: It May Diminish Kidney And Liver Function In Adolescents

Fluoride Study: It May Diminish Kidney And Liver Function In Adolescents

Fluoride may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a recent study.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease News

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease News

A recent study provides critical insight and points to possible treatments for this disease and better understanding of other neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

 

Brush Your Teeth And Protect Your Heart

Brush Your Teeth And Protect Your Heart

Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, says a new study.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

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