Reports of improper at-home dental care have raised concerns in the industry as do-it-yourself (DIY) trends have become popular on social media.
When it comes to the development of children’s habits, the influence their teachers hold in this regard is clear.
Scientists have described the earliest known example of dentary bone with two rows of cusps on molars and double-rooted teeth.
Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have examined the sustainability of different types of toothbrush to ascertain which is best for the planet and associated human health.
Researchers demonstrate how changing the stem cell response to inflammation may reverse gum disease.
New knowledge on the cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in regenerative dentistry, as well as the treatment of tooth sensitivity.
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.