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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Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

New statement outlines future directions for the behavioral and social sciences in oral health

New statement outlines future directions for the behavioral and social sciences in oral health

Chatbot helped improve the health of patients whose joint replacement surgeries got delayed by COVID-19

Chatbot helped improve the health of patients whose joint replacement surgeries got delayed by COVID-19

Researchers discover how oral bacteria increase vulnerability to infection

Researchers discover how oral bacteria increase vulnerability to infection

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

New insights into how tiny bacteria from the environment have adapted to live inside humans

New insights into how tiny bacteria from the environment have adapted to live inside humans

Study hints subtle differences in the quality of immune response based on COVID-19 severity

Study hints subtle differences in the quality of immune response based on COVID-19 severity

Study assesses the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental faculty well-being

Study assesses the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental faculty well-being

Polyrotaxane-based biomaterials enhance the connection between epithelial cells

Polyrotaxane-based biomaterials enhance the connection between epithelial cells

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Brain research explains why visual information increases attention

Brain research explains why visual information increases attention

Novel technique developed to observe cancer cells’ metastatic potential

Novel technique developed to observe cancer cells’ metastatic potential

West Virginia Sen. Manchin takes the teeth out of Democrats’ plan for seniors’ dental care

West Virginia Sen. Manchin takes the teeth out of Democrats’ plan for seniors’ dental care

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Ireland before first official COVID-19 report

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Ireland before first official COVID-19 report

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Review: Diagnostic radiologists at higher risk of burnout

Review: Diagnostic radiologists at higher risk of burnout

Study reports increase in autism prevalence among 8-year-old Utah children

Study reports increase in autism prevalence among 8-year-old Utah children

Mouthwash containing an antiviral phthalocyanine derivative shortens hospitalizations due to COVID-19

Mouthwash containing an antiviral phthalocyanine derivative shortens hospitalizations due to COVID-19

Nanotechnology approach may provide long-term pain relief for people with sensitive teeth

Nanotechnology approach may provide long-term pain relief for people with sensitive teeth

Study explores barriers to dental care among Medicaid-enrolled reproductive-aged women

Study explores barriers to dental care among Medicaid-enrolled reproductive-aged women