Durable biomaterial potentially reduces tooth sensitivity
Scientists are working on a new, long-lasting biomaterial that incorporates nano-sized particles to rebuild worn enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity. They have tested it in dogs.
Publ.Date : Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:00:00 PST
Tooth loss in seniors linked to mental and physical decline
A study of older adults in England found those who had none of their own teeth fared worse in memory and walking speed tests than counterparts who still had some natural teeth.
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:00:00 PST
Latest research challenges current thinking on whether many people with tooth loss really need dentures
The findings have major implications for public dental health resources and costs for patients.
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST
Discovery of byproducts from bacteria that awaken dormant T-cells and HIV viruses
Dental and medical researchers from Case Western Reserve University found another reason to treat periodontal disease as soon as possible.
Publ.Date : Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST
Ways to prevent and manage jaw bone disease highlighted
A review of more than a decade's worth of research on osteonecrosis of the jaw--when the bone in the jaw is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood--points to an increased risk for patients...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST