Oral & Dental Health
July 3, 2019
Tooth decay and gum disease impact on illness and healthcare spending, yet the role of genetics in dental problems is largely unknown.
March 22, 2019
Periodontitis affects nearly half of Americans ages 30 and older, and in its advanced stages, it could lead to early tooth loss or worse. Recent studies have shown that periodontitis could also increase risk of heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
March 21, 2019
Dental enamel is tricky stuff. Even though it’s the body’s hardest material, if it wears away from cavities, acidic food or drinks or overbrushing, it doesn’t regenerate.
July 5, 2018
A large number of bacteria are present in human mouths and may pass into the blood when procedures such as the removal of a tooth are carried out. Chlorhexidine mouthwashes have a powerful antimicrobial effect, but there are opposing positions on its use in these cases
April 11, 2018
Inequalities in dental health are most evident in 3 to 6-year-old children, according to a thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy
April 10, 2018
affiliated startup has devised a way to map arteries in the roof of a person’s mouth to help avoid complications and improve outcomes in oral surgery.
January 16, 2018
In largest study to date using dental exams, severe periodontitis associated with 24 percent increased risk of cancer