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Dental Plaque Sheds Light on Easter Island Mystery

Dental Plaque Sheds Light on Easter Island Mystery

The analysis of dental calculus, or fossilized dental plaque, can provide significant information about our past as well as clues about our future. Ancient dental plaque was recently used to...


Researchers Examine New Materials for Dental Implants

Researchers Examine New Materials for Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the great innovations of modern dentistry, and they are the most durable, comfortable and natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. But that doesn’t mean experts...


8 Teeth the Difference between UK’s Rich and Poor, Study Says

8 Teeth the Difference between UK’s Rich and Poor, Study Says

Oral health is significantly worse among the poorest people, according to recent research from the United Kingdom. Preventive dentistry is the most effective way of avoiding costly, long-term dental health...


Teeth Under the Microscope

Teeth Under the Microscope

We all take a look at our teeth from time to time. Usually in the mornings and evenings after we brush and floss, and maybe throughout the day to make...


Tips to Find a Colorado Springs Dentist

Tips to Find a Colorado Springs Dentist

Whether you’re considering cosmetic dentistry to restore your smile or seeking general dental care for your family, choosing the right dentist is critical. We understand that there are many factors...


Scientists Use Ancient Dental Calculus to Learn about the Past

Scientists Use Ancient Dental Calculus to Learn about the Past

Plaque may be bad for your teeth, but it also makes an excellent time capsule, as scientists recently learned while studying the dental calculus (fossilized plaque) of skeletons thought to...


Scientists Sequence Mouth Bacteria Genome

Scientists Sequence Mouth Bacteria Genome

Scientists have pieced together sections of DNA from 12 individual cells to sequence the genome of a bacterium known to live in healthy human mouths; the achievement reinforces a theory...


Growing Brain Cells From Teeth

Growing Brain Cells From Teeth

Since 2005, with the discovery of stem cells in teeth, researchers have been actively exploring the possibilities of this groundbreaking field. Now, scientists from the University of Adelaide have discovered...


Scientists Make Advances in the Study of Periodontitis Bacteria

Scientists Make Advances in the Study of Periodontitis Bacteria

In the field of medical research the human mouth is often referred to as “biological dark matter,” due to the stubbornness of the bacterium found in this part of the...


Innovator of Modern Dentistry

Innovator of Modern Dentistry

It seems as if every couple of years we lose a great mind in almost every field like science, music, art and so on. Well, the dental field is no...