A new mouthwash developed by a microbiologist is highly successful in targeting the harmful Streptococcus mutans bacteria that is the principal cause tooth decay and cavities, research shows.
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Researchers have developed a comprehensive set of clinical characteristics that they say will lead to the ability to identify individuals at risk for developing painful jaw conditions.
Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, together with their international colleagues held the 4th International Heraeus Dental Symposium October 27-30 at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Scottsdale, Arizona. This… [ Full Story ]
Researchers found the human body is better at fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, disappear.
In practice, many dentists today want to use the fastest setting dental products, the fastest curing lights, the fastest single step adhesives and the fastest setting impression materials. These faster products are desired for a number of… [ Full Story ]
The size of our jaws decreases with age. This is shown in a unique study from Sweden that followed a cohort of dentists throughout their adult lives.
Gum disease can only develop with the help of normal bacteria living in the mouth, new research has revealed.
The size of teeth in premature children is smaller than that of children who were full-term according to a new study.
In a new study, researchers in China demonstrate that anti-caries DNA vaccines, including pGJA-P/VAX, are promising for preventing dental caries. However, challenges remain because of the low immunogenicity of DNA vaccines.
Oral Health America (OHA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) honored four organizations Oct. 10 with the National Children’s Dental Health Month Samuel D. Harris Award during the ADA’s 152nd Annual Session and World Marketplace… [ Full Story ]