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3D tissue engineering to revolutionise dental disease

The discomfort and stigma of loose or missing teeth could be a thing of the past as Griffith University researchers […]

First aid: Oral trauma (mouth and teeth injuries) in infants and toddlers

Injuries to the mouth like cut lips and chipped teeth are common for toddlers. All require immediate first aid, and some an emergency dentist appointment.
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Toothache more common for uninsured

Uninsured adults are more likely to have experienced toothache (20%) than insured adults (12%), according to a new report released […]

GP training needs in rural dental care

New research has highlighted an urgent need to improve training and support for GPs so they can better meet the […]

‘No-drill’ dentistry stops tooth decay

A University of Sydney study has revealed that tooth decay (dental caries) can be stopped, reversed, and prevented without the […]

School water program to brighten smiles in remote NSW

A new pilot project aimed at improving the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in three remote […]

Acid poses rapid risk to wine tasters’ teeth

New research from the University of Adelaide shows the acid in wine can make teeth vulnerable to erosion within minutes, […]

GP Q/A: What causes saliva dribble after sleep or a rest?

Reader Question: Hi Dr Joe, I often experience saliva dribble after sleep/rest, despite eating lightly in the evening and drinking […]

Many Australians with missing teeth don’t need dentures

The latest research from the University of Adelaide challenges current thinking on whether many people with tooth loss really need […]

Recall – Relief ACP Oral Care gel – may contain incorrect gel

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Discus Dental Australia, in consultation with the TGA, are undertaking a recall for certain lots […]