WHO's recommended sugar intake 'should be halved to combat dental cavities'
A study claims the WHO recommendation of a maximum of 10% total daily calories from free sugar should be halved to 5%, with 3% as a target, to tackle rising rates of tooth decay.
Publ.Date : Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 PST
Scientists identify a rise in life-threatening heart infection
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with a serious heart infection alongside a large fall in the prescribing of antibiotic...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:00:00 PST
Support caregivers to improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities
Despite a policy focus on expanding access to care for adults with developmental disabilities, this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental disease.
Publ.Date : Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PST
Link discovered between prenatal enamel growth rates in teeth and weaning in human babies
The research found that incisor teeth grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby's development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester.
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST
Researchers note need to improve dental service use among US women of childbearing age
Oral diseases can be prevented or improved with regular dental visits. The objective of this study was to assess and compare national estimates on self-reported oral health conditions and dental...
Publ.Date : Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:00:00 PST