Mothers don't like to talk about cavities because we view them as evidence of what we perceive to be bad parenting. How could we let those precious little baby teeth decay? Even the sound of the word -- "decay" -- makes us shudder.
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In news sure to delight 5-year-olds everywhere, there may be an upside to a mouthful of cavities.
According to a study published in this month's Jo...
Two scientists have discovered a molecule that kills the bacteria that can cause tooth decay, meaning a treatment for cavity-proof teeth could be on t...
Pet tooth problems can be surprisingly similar to their owners' dental issues. Here are common dental issues you share with your cats and dogs, as well as ways to avoid them.
Wenyuan Shi, chair of the oral biology section of the UCLA School of Dentistry, has developed a "smart bomb" mouthwash that targets S. mutans, the bad...
New oral care probiotics that contain S. salivarius K12 and M18 can actually help fight common oral care problems that many of us deal with every day.
Researchers from Temple University found that the volume of sweets consumed doesn't affect oral health nearly as much as how often you eat them
With nearly 200 million Americans drinking fluoridated tap water these days, is it time to ask ourselves, do we really need the fluoridation?
Five-to-10-year-olds who used sealants had less than half the tooth decay on biting surfaces five years after treatment than those who brushed regularly. But are they safe?
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