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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.
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

Researchers develop mineralized materials that could regenerate hard tissues

Researchers develop mineralized materials that could regenerate hard tissues

When is insurance not really insurance? When you need pricey dental care.

When is insurance not really insurance? When you need pricey dental care.

Bacteria enhance antifungal drug resistance in early childhood caries

Bacteria enhance antifungal drug resistance in early childhood caries

New biogenic dental product uses proteins to rebuild teeth, treat cavities

New biogenic dental product uses proteins to rebuild teeth, treat cavities

Pregnant women’s fluoride exposure linked to lower IQ in babies, study shows

Pregnant women’s fluoride exposure linked to lower IQ in babies, study shows

New report sheds light on older adults’ oral health

New report sheds light on older adults’ oral health

50% of Australians do not brush teeth twice a day

50% of Australians do not brush teeth twice a day

Poor awareness among parents may hinder a child's early dental care

Poor awareness among parents may hinder a child's early dental care

Researchers propose novel solution to minimize recurrent caries

Researchers propose novel solution to minimize recurrent caries

Researchers report impact of fluoride overdose on children’s teeth

Researchers report impact of fluoride overdose on children’s teeth

Evidence-based approach to preventing or treating caries could transform dental care

Evidence-based approach to preventing or treating caries could transform dental care

EPF raises awareness campaign to improve oral health

EPF raises awareness campaign to improve oral health

Poor oral health contributes to frailty in older adults

Poor oral health contributes to frailty in older adults

Sugary-drink warning labels may help decrease obesity and overweight prevalence

Sugary-drink warning labels may help decrease obesity and overweight prevalence

Lithium in drinking water can slow Alzheimer's disease mortality rates, study finds

Lithium in drinking water can slow Alzheimer's disease mortality rates, study finds