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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.
Is higher fluoride intake in pregnancy affecting kids’ IQ?

Is higher fluoride intake in pregnancy affecting kids’ IQ?

Scientists discover mechanism that could offer potential new solution to tooth repair

Scientists discover mechanism that could offer potential new solution to tooth repair

Dental visits drop after adults turn 80, study finds

Dental visits drop after adults turn 80, study finds

Israeli scientists invent new tooth fillings to fight recurrent decay

Israeli scientists invent new tooth fillings to fight recurrent decay

Study highlights potential health impact of zero-calorie sweeteners

Study highlights potential health impact of zero-calorie sweeteners

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