High costs of dental care leave many with too little money for basic necessities May. 01st 2015
Having to pay for dental health care can put a considerable strain on household finances in many countries, according to an international study led by King's College London.
Protein Adseverin identified as key factor driving bone loss in osteoinflammatory disease Apr. 26th 2015
Adseverin, a protein found in the body, has been identified as the key driver behind the bone loss associated with the world's most common inflammatory disease: gum disease, or periodontitis.
Natural reparative capacity of teeth elucidated Apr. 24th 2015
Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and dental repair.
Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today Apr. 21st 2015
The team from the Universities of Bradford and Durham analysed the teeth of children and adults from two 19th century cemeteries, one at a Workhouse in Ireland where famine victims were buried and...
The connection between mouth bacteria and inflammation in heart disease Apr. 17th 2015
Oral infections are the most common diseases of mankind and are also a key risk factor for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death worldwide.
Forsyth study details how gum disease treatment can prevent heart disease Apr. 17th 2015
Newly published research underscores the important connection between oral inflammation and heart healthA new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important...
A novel way to apply drugs to dental plaque Apr. 07th 2015
Nanoparticles release drugs to reduce tooth decayTherapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can...
Oral pain specialists treat complex health issues, according to new survey Apr. 06th 2015
Andres Pinto, an orofacial pain and oral medicine specialist at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, often feels like the doctor in the television series House, who solves...
Physicists shed light on geographic tongue Apr. 03rd 2015
Physicists from Israel have shed light on the intricate dynamics underpinning a mysterious tongue condition that has been puzzling the medical community for decades.
Treating a common gum condition could reduce risk of heart attacks in kidney disease patients Apr. 02nd 2015
Treating a common gum condition in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients could significantly reduce their risk of potentially fatal heart disease, Aston University researchers say.
'Insufficient evidence' that natural sweetener xylitol prevents tooth decay Mar. 27th 2015
A new review of published studies found low-quality evidence that xylitol in toothpaste protects against cavities, and even less quality evidence of it doing so in other products.
New insight into tackling poor oral health in children around the globe Mar. 22nd 2015
A new research project from the University of Copenhagen has established an effective model for the fight against the escalating burden of tooth decay among children in Asia.
The link between hair disorders and susceptibility to dental caries Mar. 17th 2015
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Olivier Duverger, National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Neurological...
In vitro effects of topical neuromodulatory medication on orofacial tissue Mar. 17th 2015
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher M.J.
Distinct brain mechanisms related to dental pain relief Mar. 17th 2015
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael L.
Birth weight and pregnancy complications associated with enamel defects Mar. 17th 2015
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Bertha A.
Graphene: A new tool for fighting cavities and gum disease? Mar. 15th 2015
Dental diseases, which are caused by the overgrowth of certain bacteria in the mouth, are among the most common health problems in the world.
New research into materials for tooth fillings Mar. 12th 2015
Tooth decay is a serious health problem and it is often necessary to repair cavities.
Tooth decay: sugar industry 'behaved like tobacco manufacturers Mar. 11th 2015
Undue influence by the sugar industry on US dental health policy has been alleged as part of an investigation into insider documents from the 1960s.
BPA harms dental enamel in young animals, mimicking human tooth defect Mar. 11th 2015
A tooth enamel abnormality in children, molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH), may result from exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA), authors of a new study conclude after finding...