Dentistry

Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity.
Dental Crown / Tooth Cap

A dental crown, also sometimes referred to as a “cap,” is a type of dental restoration that fits over the remains of a tooth to restore the appearance of the natural tooth or to protect it from further damage.

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AI helps assess patient's risk of regenerative outcomes after treatment of peri-implantitis

AI helps assess patient's risk of regenerative outcomes after treatment of peri-implantitis

Study reveals how oral antiviral drug works to attack SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study reveals how oral antiviral drug works to attack SARS-CoV-2 virus

Researchers use 3-D bioprinting to create custom-shaped cartilage for use in surgical procedures

Researchers use 3-D bioprinting to create custom-shaped cartilage for use in surgical procedures

UTHSC professor receives $2.87 million to study genetic alterations associated with Gulf War illness

UTHSC professor receives $2.87 million to study genetic alterations associated with Gulf War illness

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Eosinophils modify the respiratory barrier during influenza A infection, shows study

Eosinophils modify the respiratory barrier during influenza A infection, shows study

Researchers map the first complete atlas of single cells that make up the human teeth

Researchers map the first complete atlas of single cells that make up the human teeth

Study shows over 2% positivity rate for asymptomatic pediatric dental patients tested for COVID-19

Study shows over 2% positivity rate for asymptomatic pediatric dental patients tested for COVID-19

UTHSC researchers receive $1.99 million to advance understanding of diabetes pathophysiology

UTHSC researchers receive $1.99 million to advance understanding of diabetes pathophysiology

Researchers reveal urban-rural disparity in U.S. children's oral health

Researchers reveal urban-rural disparity in U.S. children's oral health

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Adults with periodontitis transmit bacteria that can later cause the disease in their children

Adults with periodontitis transmit bacteria that can later cause the disease in their children

Adequate levels of antioxidants may reduce HPV infection linked to cervical cancer development

Adequate levels of antioxidants may reduce HPV infection linked to cervical cancer development

Researchers receive $500,000 grant to test novel approach for restoring damaged muscles after injury

Researchers receive $500,000 grant to test novel approach for restoring damaged muscles after injury

Imbalanced bacterial community in the gums linked to Alzheimer's disease biomarker

Imbalanced bacterial community in the gums linked to Alzheimer's disease biomarker

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

Canada should take a more nuanced approach when setting SARS-CoV-2 vaccine priorities

Canada should take a more nuanced approach when setting SARS-CoV-2 vaccine priorities

Study discovers how microcephaly and blindness may develop in Zika-infected fetuses

Study discovers how microcephaly and blindness may develop in Zika-infected fetuses

Researchers define genetic landscape of uterine leiomyosarcomas

Researchers define genetic landscape of uterine leiomyosarcomas