Dentistry
Medical News Today: How to relieve gum pain fast  MNT · 2 days
From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here. more
New hydrogels show promise in treating bone defects  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Bioengineers and dentists have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration. Once injected in a mouse model, the new hydrogel is shown to... more
Next generation of hydrogel systems could help repair bone defects in future  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair... more
New hydrogels show promise in treating bone defects  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently... more
Making biominerals: Nature's recipe is old, evolved more than once  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In recent years, scientists have teased out many of the secrets of biomineralization, the process by which sea urchins grow spines, mollusks build their shells and corals make... more
Common origin identified could bring tooth regeneration potential closer  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A common origin shared by teeth and taste buds in a fish that has regenerative abilities has been identified by a team of researchers from the UK and the States.... more
Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The tide is starting to turn on efforts to let 'dental therapists' bring tooth care to rural areas more
UTHealth School of Dentistry offers new 'telementoring' program  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas... more
Sub-single-exciton lasing using charged quantum dots coupled to a distributed feedback cavity  Science Magazine · 1 week
Colloidal semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) are attractive materials for realizing highly flexible, solution-processable optical gain media, but they are difficult to use in lasing... more
Gamification can give dental and medical education a boost  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Introducing gamification to medical and dental education can boost student motivation and lead to better learning outcomes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Using their own... more
Crocodiles Have Surprisingly Thin Tooth Enamel, Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Crocodiles — and their plant-eating ancestors — have thin tooth enamel, a trait that is in stark contrast to humans... more
What a group of bizarre-looking bats can tell us about the evolution of mammals  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Bats with skulls and teeth adapted to a wide range of diets are helping scientists understand how major groups of... more
What a group of bizarre-looking bats can tell us about the evolution of mammals  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Bats with skulls and teeth adapted to a wide range of diets are helping scientists understand how major groups of... more
No teeth cleaning needed: Crocodiles shed old teeth, grow new ones  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Unlike people, crocodiles do not clean their teeth to slow down wear and tear. Instead, they get rid of them and replace them with new copies. more
No teeth cleaning needed: Crocodiles shed old teeth, grow new ones  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Having one of the most powerful bites in the animal kingdom, crocodiles must be able to bite hard to eat their food such as turtles, wildebeest... more
Tooth repair using stem cells may soon be a reality  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A team of researchers including those from Biotechnology Center of the TU Dresden (BIOTEC), have found that stem cells could be used for several forms of tissue engineering... more
Medical News Today: Swollen gum around one tooth: What to know  MNT · 1 week
Many different issues can cause a swollen gum around one tooth, including periodontal disease or a dental abscess. Learn more about the causes and treatments in... more
Medical News Today: Can receding gums grow back? What to know  MNT · 1 week
Once the gums recede, they cannot grow back. However, many dental treatments can help restore the gums around the teeth. Learn more about receding gums in... more
A Man's Dentures Were Stuck in His Throat for More Than a Week  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A U.K. man's dentures fell down his throat during surgery and were stuck there for more than a week before they were... more
Missing dentures found stuck in throat 8 days after surgery  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Man's partial dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for 8 days more
Key phosphorus-based molecule for life on Earth may have come from space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The answer to "How did the first organisms on Earth incorporate the critical element phosphorus?" has been a quandary for researchers, but, University of... more
Scientists discover mechanism that could offer potential new solution to tooth repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Stem cells hold the key for tissue engineering, as they develop into specialized cell types throughout the body including in teeth. more
Biodegradable alternative to replace microplastics in cosmetics and toiletries  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Plastic microbeads were banned from shower gels and toothpaste in the UK last year, but could still be hiding in your suncream or lipstick. Now start-up company Naturbeads, based at... more
A new method of tooth repair? Scientists uncover mechanisms to inform future treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Stem cells hold the key to wound healing, as they develop into specialized cell types throughout the body -- including in teeth.... more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about cheek biting  MNT · 2 weeks
Accidental cheek biting is often due to dental issues, but chronic cheek biting is a body-focused repetitive behavior. Learn about the causes and treatments here. more
Readers respond to Lyme disease, fossil teeth and a Tesseract look-alike  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Readers had questions and comments on Lyme disease prevention, speciation, and a mysterious uranium cube. more
Gorillas Use Their Teeth to Crack Open and Eat African Walnuts  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Gorilla diets are characterized by large amounts of fruits and plants. Hard-object feeding is... more
Researcher observes the unexpected: nut-eating gorillas  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Despite their large body size, gorillas are known to have a vegetarian diet consisting almost exclusively of leafy vegetation and fruit. Their teeth are large and high-crested when compared to other great apes, which is usually... more
Doctors Remove 526 Teeth from Boy's Cheek. How'd They Get There?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Doctors who extracted the teeth claimed that radiation from mobile towers, as well as genetics, may have played a role in causing the growth. But there's... more
Unexpected nut eating by gorillas  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have observed a population of western lowland gorillas in Loango National Park, Gabon using their teeth to crack open the woody shells of Coula edulis nuts. The researchers combined direct feeding observations and mechanical tests of seed... more
n_TOF facility explores neutron imaging  CERN · 3 weeks
n_TOF facility explores neutron imaging Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:56 n_TOF Neutron Time of Flight at the PS at CERN (Image: CERN) X-ray imaging... more
Tohoku University professor awarded 2019 Yngve Ericsson Prize  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Professor Nobuhiro Takahashi of the Graduate School of Dentistry has been awarded the 2019 Yngve Ericsson Prize in the field of preventive odontology, the first researcher in Asia to receive the honor. more
Visits to the dentist decline in old age, especially among minorities  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Visits to the dentist drop significantly after adults turn 80, finds a new study. more
Dental visits drop after adults turn 80, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Visits to the dentist drop significantly after adults turn 80, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. more
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