News tagged with dental
Scientists in Japan have created a microscopically thin film that can coat individual teeth to prevent decay or to make them appear whiter, the chief researcher said.
Dentistry Sep 16, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (45) | 15
(Medical Xpress) -- A new mouthwash developed by a microbiologist at the UCLA School of Dentistry is highly successful in targeting the harmful Streptococcus mutans bacteria that is the principal cause tooth decay and cavities.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (13) | 33 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists using nanotechology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry have created the first cavity-filling composite that kills harmful bacteria and regenerates tooth structure lost to bacterial ...
Health May 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (13) | 0 |
People who ate canned soup for five days straight saw their urinary levels of the chemical bisphenol A spike 1,200 percent compared to those who ate fresh soup, US researchers said on Tuesday.
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 11
It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 5 |
Researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered a pain-free way of tackling dental decay that reverses the damage of acid attack and re-builds teeth as new.
Health Aug 23, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (9) | 3
Some dental patients are having unnecessary, expensive and aggressive restorative treatment for minor cosmetic problems because porcelain crowns and veneers are being overused, warns a leading dentist in Julys edition ...
Health Jul 05, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An ancient Incan toothache remedy for centuries handed down among an indigenous people in the rainforests of Peru could be on the cusp of revolutionising worldwide dental ...
Medications Mar 15, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Thousands of people die needlessly each year in developing countries from oral cancers that could have been detected early with regular dental checkups. But with fewer than one dentist per 100,000 people in ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doctor Dhanni Gustiana, a dental surgeon in the Indonesian city of Purworejo has devised a unique way to calm patients undergoing dental procedures. He's connected an MP3 player to a dental ...
Dentistry Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to prevent dental caries, or tooth decay.
Dentistry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Thinking about death can cause us to feel a sort of existential angst that isn't attributable to a specific source. Now, new research suggests that acetaminophen, an over-the-counter pain medication, may help to reduce this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
After more than three decades of research, University of Pennsylvania veterinarians and vision-research scientists, with associates at Cornell University, have identified a gene responsible for a blindness-inducing disease ...
Genetics Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In the year 2000, just as Daniel Bitner was starting dental school at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, he got a kick in the teeth. A routine physical turned up elevated blood pressure ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0