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Also termed caries, tooth decay refers to the destruction of the hard white enamel on the surface of teeth that protects the inner pulp and nerves inside from the elements. This causes exposure of the inner nerves to hot and cold food or drink which leads to pain.
Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar’

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar’

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds

Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds

Small army of tiny robots can remove dental plaque

Small army of tiny robots can remove dental plaque

Dentists' diagnostic performance deteriorates when put under time pressure

Dentists' diagnostic performance deteriorates when put under time pressure

Over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed everyday, says UK government

Over 100 children are having rotten teeth removed everyday, says UK government

Colon cancer could be made more aggressive by common oral bacteria

Colon cancer could be made more aggressive by common oral bacteria

Researchers find how common oral bacteria accelerates growth of colon cancer

Researchers find how common oral bacteria accelerates growth of colon cancer

Western Dental offers tips to prevent bad breath

Western Dental offers tips to prevent bad breath

Researchers develop a new treatment for osteomyelitis

Researchers develop a new treatment for osteomyelitis

Orthodontic treatment does not guarantee future dental health

Orthodontic treatment does not guarantee future dental health

Otago study calls for national taxes on sugar sweetened beverages

Otago study calls for national taxes on sugar sweetened beverages

Water fluoridation contributes to urinary fluoride levels in pregnant women in Canada

Water fluoridation contributes to urinary fluoride levels in pregnant women in Canada

Synedgen announces market launch of Moisyn Rinse for treatment of dry mouth symptoms

Synedgen announces market launch of Moisyn Rinse for treatment of dry mouth symptoms

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor

New drug- free, nanotechnology-based method detects and treats oral plaque

New drug- free, nanotechnology-based method detects and treats oral plaque

Diet rich in whole grain carbohydrates less likely to damage oral health

Diet rich in whole grain carbohydrates less likely to damage oral health

Catalytic nanoparticles can effectively prevent tooth decay

Catalytic nanoparticles can effectively prevent tooth decay

Queen Mary researcher recognized for advances in improving oral health in children

Queen Mary researcher recognized for advances in improving oral health in children

Delta Dental promotes healthy smiles across Wisconsin through nutrition

Delta Dental promotes healthy smiles across Wisconsin through nutrition