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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Researchers use new approaches to address premature failure of dental restorations

Researchers use new approaches to address premature failure of dental restorations

Early PDA closure may reduce adverse outcomes in premature babies

Early PDA closure may reduce adverse outcomes in premature babies

Study finds novel way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease before symptoms occur

Study finds novel way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease before symptoms occur

New tool identifies security and privacy risks associated with COVID-19 contact tracing apps

New tool identifies security and privacy risks associated with COVID-19 contact tracing apps

Preventing seizures after head injury could slow or prevent the onset of dementia

Preventing seizures after head injury could slow or prevent the onset of dementia

Study takes a closer look at the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental hygienists

Study takes a closer look at the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental hygienists

Study: Abundance of iron can drive cancer cell death in neuroblastoma

Study: Abundance of iron can drive cancer cell death in neuroblastoma

Study reports a positive link between social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence

Study reports a positive link between social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence

Limiting the release of fat into the bloodstream during heart failure could help improve outcomes

Limiting the release of fat into the bloodstream during heart failure could help improve outcomes

One in five adults suffers from dental anxiety or phobia in Sweden

One in five adults suffers from dental anxiety or phobia in Sweden

Salt reduction program will lead to health benefits, cost savings by 2050

Salt reduction program will lead to health benefits, cost savings by 2050

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Study: Patients should be assessed for frailty before considering multiple surgeries

Study: Patients should be assessed for frailty before considering multiple surgeries

Gait variability could help diagnose different types of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Gait variability could help diagnose different types of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

New research yields potential drug target against HIV

New research yields potential drug target against HIV

Breastfeeding women produce COVID-19 antibodies that neutralize the virus

Breastfeeding women produce COVID-19 antibodies that neutralize the virus

Assistant professor from University of Tennessee receives $1.9 million for retinal research

Assistant professor from University of Tennessee receives $1.9 million for retinal research

Dialysis patients are 4 times more likely to die from COVID-19

Dialysis patients are 4 times more likely to die from COVID-19

Reducing barriers in cancer care for LGBTQ2SPIA+ patients

Reducing barriers in cancer care for LGBTQ2SPIA+ patients

Decision-support tool may help clinicians to appropriately treat children with diarrhea

Decision-support tool may help clinicians to appropriately treat children with diarrhea