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New research identifies role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning
New research identifies role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning
Research into the science behind ultrasonic scalers, used by dental professionals to remove built up plaque, has identified that the formation of tiny bubbles around the head is key to the cleaning process. The bubble formation, or cavitation, of water...
Researchers link gum disease to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Researchers link gum disease to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Brushing your teeth may impact more than just your oral and heart health; it may have an influence over your brain and cognitive function, according to a new study. Research out of King's College London and the University of Southampton has found that ...
Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass
Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass
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.
Pancreatic cancer risk tied to specific mouth bacteria
Pancreatic cancer risk tied to specific mouth bacteria
The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlm...