A tooth infection, or an abscessed tooth, generally occurs as a result of tooth decay and poor oral hygiene.
A visit to the dentist typically involves a time consuming and sometimes unpleasant scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth.
A team of researchers at the University of Utah School of Dentistry, USA explored the effect of comprehensive oral care for a more holistic approach to substance use disorder treatment.
Older adults frequently experience increased dry mouth, which may lead to oral soft-tissue disease, dental caries and gum disease.
A team of researchers has created a filling material that is twice as resistant to breakage than conventional fillings.
When left untreated, the consequences of gum disease can become irreversible. Now, a new procedure could treat the problem.
Patients who suffer loss of jaw bone are left with bony defects that are both aesthetically and functionally challenging.
Scientists have found that nutrients in cranberries and blueberries can be highly effective in protecting teeth tooth decay.
Oral cavity cancer is often discovered late, and patients with this advanced form of disease have a five-year survival rate of just 40%.
Dental calculus from archaeological samples could be a rich source for understanding the dental health of our ancestors.