New antibacterial fillings may combat recurring tooth decay

Tooth decay is among the costliest and most widespread bacterial diseases. Virulent bacteria cause the acidification of tooth enamel and dentin, which, in turn, causes secondary tooth decay.

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Without insurance, dental care can take a bite out of fixed incomes

If you’re over sixty-five, chances are better than two-to-one you don’t have dental insurance. According to a report released in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 29.2 percent of American seniors had dental insurance as of 201…

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Saving children’s teeth in Sudan – without anaesthetic or drills

Tooth decay is the most common chronic dental disease in the world. It affects 60-90% of children around the world, according to the World Dental Federation. It is 20 times more common than diabetes and five times more common than asthma. If left untre…

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Indigenous oral health inequalities begin in childhood: A multi-country study

At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian As…

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Metabolomic profiling of antibody response to periodontal pathogens

At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian As…

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Gender-specific differences in the salivary microbiome of caries-active children

At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian As…

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Autoimmunity and chair-side risk assessment of temporomandibular disorders

At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian As…

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Cytotoxicity and physical properties of glass ionomer cement containing flavonoids

At the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian As…

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DIY dentistry—It’s a don’t

As direct-to-consumer marketing becomes pervasive, there’s a growing trend of Do-It-Yourself or DIY dentistry—prompting patients to skip the trip to the orthodontist in favor of at-home impression kits and the ability to order low-cost tooth aligners o…

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