'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...
New WHO guideline clamps down on intake of free sugars Mar. 05th 2015
In a new guideline, the World Health Organization states that daily free sugar intake should not exceed 10% of total energy intake.
NYU study successfully screens for diabetes at dental visits using oral blood Mar. 02nd 2015
Researchers find a 99 percent correlation between tests for hemoglobin A1c at dental visits using finger stick and oral bloodIt is estimated that 8.1 million of the 29.
Amelotin molecule plays a critical role in tooth enamel maturation Feb. 27th 2015
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an innovative developmental biology study by lead researcher Bernhard Ganss, University of Toronto, ON...
CWRU dental researcher demonstrates how T cells cause inflammation during infections Feb. 25th 2015
Case Western Reserve University dental researcher Pushpa Pandiyan has discovered a new way to model how infection-fighting T cells cause inflammation in mice.
Can a bacterial virus from Jerusalem sewage prevent root canal infections? Feb. 20th 2015
Scientists turn the tables on drug-resistant bacteria by infecting them with bacteriophages (bacterial viruses)Every year, drug-resistant infections kill more than 50,000 people across Europe...
Virus found in sewage shows promise in treating dental procedure infections Feb. 19th 2015
The idea of using viruses to fight stubborn bacteria is revived in a study that shows one isolated from sewage may prevent E. faecalis infection following root canal procedures.
Bone-loss score may tip off doctors to gum disease in postmenopausal women Feb. 19th 2015
Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland...
Making teeth tough: Beavers show way to improve our enamel Feb. 17th 2015
Discovery could lead to better understanding of tooth decay process, early detectionBeavers don't brush their teeth, and they don't drink fluoridated water, but a new Northwestern University...
Oral screening is a role for dental hygienists and therapists, study suggests - UK Feb. 09th 2015
A new study suggests that dental hygienists and therapists should be used to screen for dental caries and periodontal disease in a bid to improve the delivery of primary dental health care.
NYU researchers develop new assessment tool to combat oral-systemic disease Jan. 26th 2015
The Interprofessional Oral Health Grant Team challenges the medical profession to 'put the mouth back in the head' in the American Journal of Public HealthImproving oral health is a leading...