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Alcohol binges early in pregnancy increase risk of infant oral clefts

A new study by researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of […]

Not enough vitamin D for moms-to-be could mean tooth decay for kids

You probably know that your milk is fortified with vitamin D, but you might not have thought twice about why […]

Blue light used to harden tooth fillings stunts tumor growth

A blue curing light used to harden dental fillings also may stunt tumor growth, Medical College of Georgia researchers say. […]

Warning for teens: teeth and jewellery don’t mix

Skin piercings might be the rage among teens, but researchers from Tel Aviv University have found good reasons to think […]

Essential dental treatment safe for pregnant women

Pregnant women can safely undergo essential dental treatment and receive topical and local anesthetics at 13 to 21 weeks gestation, […]

Saving teeth by using periodontal ligament regeneration

Teeth may fall out as a result of inflammation and subsequent destruction of the tissues supporting the teeth. Dutch researcher […]

Presence of certain antibodies signals healthier teeth and gums

Antibodies present in people with good oral health could become the first tool for dental professionals to assess a patient’s […]

Mouth may tell the tale of lung damage caused by smoking

Cells lining the mouth reflect the molecular damage that smoking does to the lining of the lungs, researchers at The […]

HPV, periodontitis work in tandem to increase risk of tongue cancer

Persons with periodontitis who also are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) are at increased risk of developing tongue cancer, new […]

The price paid for higher energy is highly dangerous to teeth

For more than 10 years, energy drinks in the United States have been on the rise, promising consumers more “oomph” […]