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Poor oral health ups frailty risk in older adults

Researchers analysed 1,622 older men with complete tooth loss, dry mouth and cumulative oral health problems.

23 Dec 2017 10:37 AM

A 'natural' way to fight tooth cavities

Here is what a new study has found.

17 Nov 2017 9:42 AM

Vitamin D deficiency can be revealed through dental X-ray

Researchers had previously discovered that human teeth hold a detailed and permanent record of serious Vitamin D deficiency, or rickets.

08 Nov 2017 8:26 AM

Smoking, drinking associated with dental filling failure

The study's results suggest that personal factors for each patient appear to influence their chance of filling failure.

07 Nov 2017 6:08 PM

Dentist comes face to face with maggots between patient's teeth in disturbing footage

The unnamed patient is thought to be suffering from oral myiasis where parasites invade a cavity.

25 Oct 2017 7:19 PM


Proper food choices near schools are important for health of teeth

Study concludes school food environments play a leading role in the appearance of cavities in kids aged eight to 10.

25 Oct 2017 8:47 AM

Ahmedabad doctor shocked to find baby born with 7 fully developed teeth

The doctor believes it to be the first such case and the teeth were removed to avoid risk of the baby choking on them.

08 Sep 2017 6:26 PM

How your body reacts to stress

Here are 10 ways.

09 Aug 2017 5:43 PM

Find out if you have a healthy smile

From brushing after every meal to flossing daily and using mouthwash, dentists list ways to keep dental hygiene intact.

05 Aug 2017 10:33 AM


Diabetes can actually lead to tooth loss

The diabetic mice behaved similar to humans that had periodontal bone loss and increased IL-17 caused by a genetic disease.

13 Jul 2017 10:15 AM

New research makes dental implants painless and cheap

The simple procedure eliminates the chance of dental pain and teeth loss

31 May 2017 9:54 AM

New method can cut dental implant failure

The new nanocoating for dental implants to reduce the risk of peri-implantitis

25 Mar 2017 12:59 PM

Scuba diving may damage your teeth

The frequency is higher when more time spent at shallower depths where the pressure fluctuations are the greatest

23 Dec 2016 8:54 PM