Roman-Britons had less gum disease than modern Britons
The Roman-British population from c. 200-400 AD appears to have had far less gum disease than we have today, according to a study of skulls at the Natural History Museum led by a King's College...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Proper dental care linked to reduced risk of respiratory infections in ICU patients
New research shows vulnerable patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly less risk for developing a lower respiratory tract...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth found on hollow-head toothbrushes
Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of...
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Supercomputers reveal that mouth bacteria can change its diet
Bacteria inside your mouth drastically change how they act when you're diseased, according to research using supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Coated tissue scaffolds help the body grow new bone to repair injuries or congenital defects
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks.
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 PDT