Oral bacteria are ready to spring into action the moment a dental hygienist finishes scraping plaque off a patient's teeth.
Poor oral health is often a reflection of a person's overall health and may even be the cause of systemic disease.
People who have periodontal (gum) disease may have a higher risk of developing some forms of cancer.
New research has shown a chewing robot could provide opportunities for pharmaceutical companies to develop medicated chewing gum.
A study has that demonstrated that community water fluoridation is not associated with an increased risk of osteosarcoma.
Adults with severe chronic disease, have a higher prevalence of severe tooth loss, according to research.
The coronavirus pandemic could also be having a significant impact on oral health, according to a charity.
Researchers have developed a bioactive peptide that coats teeth, helping to prevent cavities and heal existing ones.
The Journal of the California Dental Association published a series of articles on the role research plays in dental students’ education.
A consensus report asserting that there is strong epidemiological evidence demonstrating independent associations between severe periodontitis and cardiovascular disease has been published.