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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.
Research reveals increase in prescriptions of specialized infant formula

Research reveals increase in prescriptions of specialized infant formula

New sensor accurately determines the human saliva pH

New sensor accurately determines the human saliva pH

Study may explain why people with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are prone to tooth decay

Study may explain why people with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are prone to tooth decay

British children's sugar intake exceeds current public health recommendations

British children's sugar intake exceeds current public health recommendations

Sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health

Sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health

See it to Believe it: How Medical Imaging Technologies Could Help Reduce Health Risks and Inspire Behavior Change

See it to Believe it: How Medical Imaging Technologies Could Help Reduce Health Risks and Inspire Behavior Change

Oral health disparities persist and pose a major global public health threat, experts say

Oral health disparities persist and pose a major global public health threat, experts say

Novel compound found in mussels helps increase the durability of dental fillings

Novel compound found in mussels helps increase the durability of dental fillings

New Better Health campaign launched to encourage families to eat better

New Better Health campaign launched to encourage families to eat better

Researchers investigate individual responses and mechanisms for the increase in soft drink consumption

Researchers investigate individual responses and mechanisms for the increase in soft drink consumption

Countermarketing messages convinces many parents to avoid buying sugary drinks for children

Countermarketing messages convinces many parents to avoid buying sugary drinks for children

Hygienists brace for pitched battles with dentists in fights over practice laws

Hygienists brace for pitched battles with dentists in fights over practice laws

Researchers develop new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth

Researchers develop new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth

Impact of dairy fats on cardiovascular disease

Impact of dairy fats on cardiovascular disease

Poll: One in five children ate fast food more often since the pandemic

Poll: One in five children ate fast food more often since the pandemic

Dentists need to be aware of medication history even in younger patients, study suggests

Dentists need to be aware of medication history even in younger patients, study suggests

Study exposes cognitive vulnerabilities to soft drink advertisements

Study exposes cognitive vulnerabilities to soft drink advertisements

New therapeutic strategy can prevent dental decay in children

New therapeutic strategy can prevent dental decay in children

Researchers unravel how a novel microbial small molecule is connected to dental caries development

Researchers unravel how a novel microbial small molecule is connected to dental caries development

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce dental anxiety in children

Cognitive behavioral therapy can reduce dental anxiety in children