Dentistry
Innovative membrane offers a viable solution for periodontitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Periodontitis affects nearly half of Americans ages 30 and older, and in its advanced stages, it could lead to early tooth loss or worse. more
New technique could help regrow tissue lost to periodontal disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
About half of all Americans will have periodontal disease at some point in their lives. Characterized by inflamed gums and bone loss around teeth, the condition can cause... more
New technique could help regrow tissue lost to periodontal disease  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all Americans will have periodontal disease at some point in their lives. Characterized by inflamed... more
Medical News Today: What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain  MNT · 4 days
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this... more
Plant cellulose bone implants are “viable” option to support new bone growth, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Research from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University has led to a new bone implant material made from... more
Medical News Today: Home remedies for sensitive teeth  MNT · 5 days
Tooth sensitivity is common and typically results from worn enamel. Research suggests that some home remedies can help reduce tooth sensitivity and pain. Learn more about these home remedies and how to... more
On-chip, electronically tunable frequency comb  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Lasers play a vital role in everything from modern communications and connectivity to bio-medicine and manufacturing. Many applications, however, require lasers that can emit multiple frequencies—colors of light—simultaneously, each precisely separated like the tooth on a comb. more
Post-Neolithic Diet-Induced Dental Changes Led to Introduction of ‘F’ and ‘V’ Sounds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A class of speech sounds that is now present in nearly half of the world’s languages — labiodentals, produced by positioning the lower lip... more
People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Gum disease that goes untreated can become periodontitis. When this happens, the infection that affected your gums causes loss in the bone that supports your teeth. more
Bioinspired mechanical device generates plasma in water via cavitation  Science Magazine · 1 week
Nature can generate plasma in liquids more efficiently than human-designed devices using electricity, acoustics, or light. In the animal world, snapping shrimp can induce cavitation that collapses to produce high... more
A path to the future, paved with ceramics  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When you hear the word "ceramics," you may think of the mug you made in pottery class or the vases collecting dust on your grandmother's shelf. While these objects are made up... more
Medical News Today: What to do for healthy teeth and gums  MNT · 1 week
The best practices for healthy teeth and gums include regular brushing, flossing, and avoiding certain types of food and beverage. Learn more about what to do... more
Medical News Today: How to get fast relief from dry socket  MNT · 2 weeks
Dry socket occurs when a blood clot falls out of the extraction site of a recently pulled tooth. It can be very painful, but some home... more
Effective tooth-brushing coupled with good oral hygiene can help prevent erectile dysfunction  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Men who suffer from periodontitis, a disease characterized by inflammation of the gums and damage to the structures that surround and support the teeth,... more
Motivational interviewing: New approach to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Brush your teeth twice per day and floss regularly are habits most people know of, but despite the pleas of dentists nationwide, few follow through on... more
Fossil teeth from Kenya solve ancient monkey mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The teeth of a new fossil monkey, unearthed in the badlands of northwest Kenya, help fill a 6-million-year void in Old World monkey evolution, according to a new study. more
Fossil teeth from Kenya solve ancient monkey mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The teeth of a new fossil monkey, unearthed in the badlands of northwest Kenya, help fill a 6-million-year void in Old World monkey evolution, according to a study by U.S. and Kenyan... more
Image Navigation announces world’s most advanced image-guided implant dentistry system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Image Navigation is announcing, at the 2019 IDS in Cologne, the world’s most advanced image-guided implant dentistry system. more
Medical News Today: Health benefits of baking soda and lemon juice  MNT · 2 weeks
Mixing baking soda with lemon juice has become a popular home remedy for treating several conditions. Here, we examine the scientific evidence for whether this combination... more
Lawmakers united against high drug prices bare partisan teeth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
While the high cost of prescription drug prices seems to be a universally agreed-upon trouble spot in the American health system, a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing Thursday showed... more
Over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed everyday, says UK government  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
NHS data has shown that over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed every day. The report has come as a shock to many... more
Dust affects tooth wear and chewing efficiency in chimpanzees  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Periodical dust loads on foods places dietary-physiological stress on the digestive system in chimpanzees. The study implicates that extrinsic abrasive particles carried by dust-laden winds affect tooth wear and evolutionary... more
Study suggests close link between cognitive function and oral health in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology study, poor cognitive function in older adults was associated with poorer oral health and higher... more
Dust affects tooth wear and chewing efficiency in chimpanzees  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In a new study, Leipzig researchers collected feces from chimpanzees living at Taï National Park, Ivory Coast, and analyzed chewing efficiency during dry and rainy periods. They found that increased... more
The Megalodon Spent Tens of Millions of Years Honing Its Lethal, Knife-Like Teeth  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The biggest shark to ever swim the oceans had huge, sharp teeth that it could use to tear into its prey like... more
How megalodon's teeth evolved into the 'ultimate cutting tools'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Megalodon, the largest shark that ever lived, is known only from its gigantic bladelike teeth. But these teeth took millions of years to evolve into their final, iconic form. more
Dental fillings could last twice as long  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A compound used to make car bumpers strong and protect wood decks could prevent return visits to the dentist's office. A team of researchers has created a filling material that's two times more resistant... more
Researchers find how common oral bacteria accelerates growth of colon cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how F. nucleatum -- a common oral bacteria often implicated in tooth decay -- accelerates... more
Western Dental offers tips to prevent bad breath  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Western Dental & Orthodontics has some advice for those who strive to maintain fresh breath. more
How megalodon's teeth evolved into the 'ultimate cutting tools'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Megalodon, the largest shark that ever lived, is known only from its gigantic bladelike teeth, which can be more than 7 inches long. But these teeth, described by some scientists... more
Supercomputing enables sound prediction model for controlling noise  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Combining principles from computational fluid dynamics and acoustics, researchers have developed an analytical model that could simplify the process of designing Helmholtz resonators, a type of noise cancelling structure used in airplanes,... more
Supercomputing enables sound prediction model for controlling noise  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Combining principles from computational fluid dynamics and acoustics, researchers at the TU Berlin have developed an analytical model that could simplify the process of designing Helmholtz resonators, a type of noise cancelling... more
Putting photons in jail  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A miniature prison for photons—that is the nanocavity discovered by scientists of the University of Twente. It is an extremely small cavity surrounded by an optical crystal, a structure of pores etched in two perpendicular directions. Confining photons in this... more
Johns Hopkins researchers find genetic cause of olfactory neuroblastoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
By sequencing the entire genomes of tumor cells from six people with a rare cancer of the nose and sinus cavity, Johns Hopkins researchers report they unexpectedly found the same... more
Cavitation dose painting technique: A new method for precise drug delivery  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
If traditional drug delivery were a type of painting, it might be akin to paintball. With good aim, a majority of the paint ends on the... more
Ancient extinct sloth tooth in Belize tells story of creature's last year  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Some 27,000 years ago in central Belize, a giant sloth was thirsty. It eventually found water in a deep sinkhole, but it was the... more
Ancient extinct sloth tooth in Belize tells story of creature's last year  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Some 27,000 years ago in central Belize, a giant sloth was thirsty. The region was arid, not like today's steamy jungle. The Last Glacial... more
Muscle gene mutations implicated in human nasal/sinus cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
By sequencing the entire genomes of tumor cells from six people with a rare cancer of the nose and sinus cavity, researchers report they unexpectedly found the same genetic change -- one... more
A Man's Trouble Smelling Was Caused By a Tooth Growing in His Nose  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A man got a completely unexpected diagnosis after he told his doctors that for the past two years, his left nostril had... more
Medical News Today: 'Antibacterial' chemical in toothpaste could strengthen bacteria  MNT · 4 weeks
New research finds that triclosan, a compound that is in many consumer products, could make the bacteria it is supposed to kill stronger. more
Studying Root Canal Anatomy with Non-Destructive Imaging Tools  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In this interview, Marco Versiani discusses how he uses micro-CT in dentistry for the Root Canal Anatomy Project. more
Stratasys' new J720 Dental 3D printer sets new standards for digital dentistry  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Injecting new levels of 3D printed realism into the dental industry, the new Stratasys J720 Dental creates faster turnaround times so dental labs can... more
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