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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Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to human nicotine addiction

Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to human nicotine addiction

Teeth record past stresses in life, study finds

Teeth record past stresses in life, study finds

Nearly all older Americans support including dental coverage in Medicare

Nearly all older Americans support including dental coverage in Medicare

Patients treated with ACEIs and ARBs may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19

Patients treated with ACEIs and ARBs may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19

Patients prescribed opioids after dental extraction report higher levels of pain

Patients prescribed opioids after dental extraction report higher levels of pain

Researchers probe how specific genes can impact early brain development

Researchers probe how specific genes can impact early brain development

Additional insight behind cancellation of Academy of Osseointegration’s Annual Meeting

Additional insight behind cancellation of Academy of Osseointegration’s Annual Meeting

Lack of information derails efforts to alleviate food insecurity in Utah

Lack of information derails efforts to alleviate food insecurity in Utah

Researchers succeed in creating a common language to describe pain

Researchers succeed in creating a common language to describe pain

Dental teams could play key role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes

Dental teams could play key role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes

Scientists explore link between fruit consumption during pregnancy and infant cognition

Scientists explore link between fruit consumption during pregnancy and infant cognition

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Study finds no benefit in using broad-spectrum antibiotics as initial pneumonia treatment

Study finds no benefit in using broad-spectrum antibiotics as initial pneumonia treatment

Community support groups play major role in helping African-American women with breast cancer

Community support groups play major role in helping African-American women with breast cancer

New wearable sensor could help remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients

New wearable sensor could help remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients

'Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice' document approved by AANA Board of Directors

'Scope of Nurse Anesthesia Practice' document approved by AANA Board of Directors

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel

Study reveals how overexposure to fluoride causes defects in tooth enamel

Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes

Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes

Smart athletic mouthguard licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore

Smart athletic mouthguard licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore