Mouth breathing while sleeping may increase tooth decay risk
Feb 05, 2016
Mouth breathing during sleep is linked to a more acidic oral environment that may promote tooth enamel erosion and caries, new University of Otago research suggests.
Predicting periodontitis at state and local levels in the United States
Feb 04, 2016
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled "Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States" in the OnlineFirst portion of the Journal ...
Keeping your child's mouth healthy
Feb 02, 2016
February is National Children's Dental Health Month, an opportunity for parents of toddlers, young children or teenagers to explore questions about keeping your child's teeth clean, your child's first dental visit or how ...
American College of Prosthodontists issues guidelines on maintaining tooth-borne and implant-borne dental restorations
Jan 27, 2016
Patients with dental restorations such as crowns, bridges and veneers that are supported by natural teeth, as well as those with restorations supported by implants, can keep their teeth healthy with careful lifelong maintenance.
Researchers launch a new model of healthcare that links nursing and dentistry
Jan 21, 2016
Primary care within a dental practice?
Is community water fluoridation cost effective?
Jan 12, 2016
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.
First clinical practice guidelines call for lifelong maintenance of restored teeth
Jan 06, 2016
UConn School of Dental Medicine's Dr. Avinash Bidra is the lead author of the first national clinical practice guidelines for caring for patients with teeth restorations such as crowns, bridges, veneers and implants.
Talk therapy to tackle fear of the dentist
Jan 05, 2016
(HealthDay)—Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help when that anxiety becomes a crippling phobia.
January JDR highlights dental implant complications and peri-implantitis
Dec 23, 2015
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published in the January issue of the Journal of Dental Research articles that explore new evidence on the biological complications of dental ...
Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass
Dec 22, 2015
A few years from now millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat.