It's Brush Time! Oral health charity launches new programme for schools Feb. 05th 2016
The British Dental Health Foundation have launched their new school tooth brushing programme 'Brush Time' at the Nursery World Show 2016, today in London.
American College of Prosthodontists issues guidelines on maintaining tooth-borne and implant-borne dental restorations Jan. 28th 2016
Patients with dental restorations such as crowns, bridges and veneers that are supported by natural teeth, as well as those with restorations supported by implants, can keep their teeth healthy...
Dental patients given increased protection from Europe-wide alert system Jan. 27th 2016
The newly implemented European Alert Mechanism covers the whole European Economic Area (EEA) and gives regulators the power to identify dental professionals who have been banned from practising to...
Highly organized structures discovered in microbial communities with MBL imaging approach Jan. 26th 2016
Bacteria usually live in mixed communities with many different kinds of bacteria present.
Researchers examine impact of soda on children's dental health Jan. 26th 2016
Just days after the U.S. government released its new dietary guidelines advising Americans to reduce their sugar intake, new research from The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA)...
Exploring the intersection of oral health and systems medicine to identify next-generation biomarkers Jan. 21st 2016
Early signs of human systemic diseases often appear in the mouth, such as the link between cardiovascular and periodontal disease, making the oral cavity an important target for discovering...
Excellent results for Straumann in independent peri-implantitis study Jan. 20th 2016
Results from a large independent study on peri-implantitis have shown there are substantial differences between implant systems and the occurrence of peri-implantitis, an inflammation around dental...
No more needles at the dentist - just a tiny electric current instead Jan. 18th 2016
Research reveals a new way to administer anesthetic in the mouth.If you're scared of the dentist's needles you're not alone - but new research means you might not have to put off that...
Dental care in the bush needs GP up-skilling Jan. 17th 2016
Rural GPs called on to perform dental care believe they need better training in this area, more support, including primary prevention community activities, and improved access to dental services...
Nano-shells deliver molecules that tell bone to repair itself Jan. 15th 2016
Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a polymer sphere that delivers a molecule to bone wounds that tells cells already at the injury site to repair the damage.
NYU study links life's milestones to a non-circadian biological rhythm in teeth Jan. 07th 2016
College of Dentistry researchers provide first experimental evidence of a new multidien chronobiological rhythm responsible for regulating the pace of growth and development in large mammals.
First clinical practice guidelines call for lifelong maintenance of restored teeth Jan. 06th 2016
UConn School of Dental Medicine's Dr. Avinash Bidra is lead author of the first national clinical practice guidelines for caring for patients with crowns, bridges, veneers and implants.
January JDR highlights dental implant complications and peri-implantitis Dec. 24th 2015
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published in the January issue of the Journal of Dental Research articles that explore new evidence on the...
Christmas tipples take a toll on our teeth Dec. 23rd 2015
New online poll1 reveals seven in ten people (71%) consume more alcohol at Christmas than the rest of the year potentially contributing to major oral health problems, according to leading oral...
Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass Dec. 23rd 2015
A few years from now millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat.
UGA research links inorganic mercury exposure to damaged cell processes Dec. 23rd 2015
University of Georgia research has found that inorganic mercury, which was previously thought to be a less harmful form of the toxic metal, is very damaging to key cell processes.
Not just a toothache: periodontal disease linked to breast cancer Dec. 21st 2015
Periodontal disease has been linked to many serious conditions; new research shows high prevalence among women with breast cancer, especially among those who smoke.
Growing multiple new teeth from single tooth germ Dec. 21st 2015
Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, working with colleagues from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, have found a way to -- literally -- multiply teeth.
The English do not have worse teeth than Americans, study proves Dec. 17th 2015
Austin Powers - a character created by comedian Mike Myers - plays to the stereotype that the English have bad teeth; a new study dispels this myth.
Implants help leg bone successfully replace jawbone Dec. 17th 2015
Your jaw bones affect how you look, breath, eat, and speak, making reconstruction important for any jaw defects.