Regenerative nanomaterials to improve dental care Nov. 19th 2015
New nanomaterials for dental treatments boast impressive antibacterial, decay-resistant and biomimetic properties. In combination with stem cells, they are even capable of regenerating dental tissues.
How to eliminate pain tied to tooth decay Nov. 17th 2015
Dual discoveries at USC propose a promising method to regrow nonliving hard tissue, lessening or even eliminating pain associated with tooth decay, which the National Institutes of Health calls the...
Watching cement dry could help dental fillings last longer Nov. 09th 2015
Scientists led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Aberystwyth University have revealed 'sweet points' for dental fillings, where cement used to fill cracks regain elasticity before...
Clinical trial examines oral cancer prevention Nov. 06th 2015
Oral premalignant lesions (OPLs) are considered risk factors for the development of oral cancer. In an article published online by JAMA Oncology, William N. William Jr., M.D.
Dental health of professional footballers is "poor" and affects performance Nov. 02nd 2015
Novel antibacterial glasses prevent the infections associated with surgical implants Oct. 30th 2015
A recent study performed by a group of scientists from the Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Research Center (CINN) - joint center of the Spanish Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), the...
Carry out this self-check from the Mouth Cancer Foundation on a regular basis and safe guard your future health Oct. 26th 2015
The Mouth Cancer Foundation is using November's Mouth Cancer Action Month to encourage people to Bite Back at Mouth Cancer, a simple head and neck cancer check which can be carried out by anyone at...
Researcher finds key clues about 'betel nut' addiction that plagues millions worldwide Oct. 22nd 2015
For hundreds of millions of people around the world, chewing betel nut produces a cheap, quick high but also raises the risk of addiction and oral cancer.
Tooth decay risk doubles in children exposed to secondhand smoke Oct. 22nd 2015
Researchers in Japan call for greater awareness after finding that young children growing up with secondhand smoke have double the risk of tooth decay.
Nanotechnology inspires next-generation dental materials Oct. 19th 2015
Have a cavity? Ask your dentist about filling it with a mixture of nanoparticles including silica and zirconia.
Nanodiamonds might prevent tooth loss after root canals Oct. 19th 2015
UCLA Dentistry research finds that the tiny particles strengthen the compound used to fill teeth and ward off infectionPeople undergoing root canals may have gained a powerful, if tiny, new ally.
Computers help dental implants look natural Oct. 16th 2015
Dental problems can make an individual self-conscious about their appearance.
Of skin and teeth: Identifying key differences in Asians Oct. 06th 2015
Authors Susana Seixas et al., in a new study recently published in the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, have found key differences in a suite of genes important for skin...
Penn Dental Medicine study blocks inflammatory bone loss in gum disease Oct. 01st 2015
Periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease, doesn't just cause soft-tissue inflammation and bleeding. It also destroys the bone that supports the teeth.
UK dental regulator launches confidential helpline for dental professionals Sep. 30th 2015
The General Dental Council (GDC) is today launching a new confidential helpline for dental professionals who may have a concern that they need to raise at work.
New Public Health England survey finds children in special schools are more likely to have teeth removed Sep. 24th 2015
Children in special support schools have slightly lower levels of tooth decay than children in mainstream schools but are more likely to have their teeth extracted, according to a new survey...
Tracing the triggers of late-onset Alzheimer's Sep. 18th 2015
In a sprawling review of more than 200 articles examining the suggested link between infections of the mouth and Alzheimer's disease (AD), two researchers - one, an original mapper of the oral...
Stress in pregnancy may raise risk for dental caries in offspring Sep. 18th 2015
Children of mothers who experience chronic stress in pregnancy may be at higher risk for dental caries, new research finds, particularly those of mothers with low income.
IADR/AADR publish article on the global economic impact of dental diseases Sep. 18th 2015
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled "Global Economic Impact of Dental Diseases" in the OnlineFirst portion of the Journal of...
Tiny silica particles could be used to repair damaged teeth, research shows Sep. 17th 2015
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in restorative treatment of sensitive teeth and preventing the onset of tooth...