News tagged with dental decay

Is community water fluoridation cost effective?

New research from Massey University shows community water fluoridation remains cost effective, despite an overall reduction in the average number of decayed teeth in both fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities.

Jan 12, 2016
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Study finds 'no-drill' dentistry stops tooth decay

A University of Sydney study has revealed that tooth decay (dental caries) can be stopped, reversed, and prevented without the need for the traditional 'fill and drill' approach that has dominated dental care for decades.

Dec 06, 2015
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How to eliminate pain tied to tooth decay

Dual discoveries at USC propose a promising method to regrow nonliving hard tissue, lessening or even eliminating pain associated with tooth decay, which the National Institutes of Health calls the most prevalent chronic ...

Nov 17, 2015
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