Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there's no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition.
How do we add the right bacteria into the right place when the biogeography has gotten 'out of whack'?
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) researchers captured high-resolution, real-time images of the mineralisation process in an artificial saliva model.
Researchers used atomic force microscopy to evaluate how acidic and sugary drinks affect human tooth enamel.
Food-grade polymers can eliminate aerolisation from the force of a dentist's drill.
The connection between obesity and gum disease isn't as simple as cause and effect.
The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced a new guideline indicating that in most cases, antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches.
A new study has discovered that young people are one-third more likely to eat sugary foods.
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.