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Oral piercings can cause serious dental problems, warns dentist

Piercings may have cool factor, but many young adults are unaware of risk factors to gums and teeth, research shows ...

Dental patients to win through 30-year agreement

The University of Adelaide and SA Health today formalised a 30-year agreement on dental training paving the way for improved community dental ...

CSI: new product for identifying burn victims

A University of Adelaide forensic dentist is on a mission to help identify victims of fatal burn injuries, developing a new product that dramatically reduces the time it takes to identify burn victims. ... Full story

Ancient dental plaque reveals healthy eating and respiratory irritants 400,000 years ago

University of Leicester involved in study that provides remarkable insights into ancient lifestyle ... Full story

Change of approach in dental care across Europe

The University of Leeds is at the forefront of a new four-year project which aims to transform future dental care across Europe. ... Full story

Can researchers enhance the dental experience for children with autism?

Record-setting grant will help USC division study sensory stimuli that lessen a child’s anxiety during oral care. ... Full story

CWRU dental researchers discover some disease-fighting cells may actually prolong inflammation

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine have unraveled one of the mysteries of how a small group of immune cells work: That some inflammation-fighting immune cells may actually convert into cells that trigger disease. ... Full story

Case Western Reserve University study finds dental implants result in better quality of life for osteoporotic women than other treatment options

With age, postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of losing their teeth. But what treatment for tooth loss provides women with the highest degree of satisfaction in their work and social lives? ... Full story

The high-tech method to perfect, digitally manufactured dental implants

Vienna - In a few years time, the conventional method of taking dental impressions using an impression tray could be a thing of the past. ... Full story

Strong teeth: Nanostructures under stress make teeth crack resistant

Illustration of the complex biostructure of dentin: the dental tubuli (yellow hollow cylinders, diameters appr. 1 micrometer) are surrounded by layers of mineralized collagen fibers (brown rods). ... Full story

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