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.
The new European oral health manifesto ‘Why Oral Health Matters’, features five main policy areas that will advance oral health in Europe.