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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New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

NIH awards $1.9 million STTR grant to fast track new class of non-opioid pain relievers

NIH awards $1.9 million STTR grant to fast track new class of non-opioid pain relievers

Individuals with severe forms of COVID-19 disease can have compromised type I interferon responses

Individuals with severe forms of COVID-19 disease can have compromised type I interferon responses

Scientists develop single-cell atlas of the normal human heart

Scientists develop single-cell atlas of the normal human heart

Berlin researchers are pursuing the development of passive vaccination

Berlin researchers are pursuing the development of passive vaccination

Researchers detect pollution particles in the placentas of UK women

Researchers detect pollution particles in the placentas of UK women

New knowledge on cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in regenerative dentistry

New knowledge on cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in regenerative dentistry

Three question, yes-or-no survey for identifying chemically intolerant individuals

Three question, yes-or-no survey for identifying chemically intolerant individuals

Immunotherapy extends survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer

Immunotherapy extends survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer

Novel mechanism that may confer protection against glaucoma identified

Novel mechanism that may confer protection against glaucoma identified

UTHSC professor receives $455,000 grant to study cause of aggressive prostate cancer

UTHSC professor receives $455,000 grant to study cause of aggressive prostate cancer

Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

Higher doses of Botox may lead to bone loss, shows study

Higher doses of Botox may lead to bone loss, shows study

Rheumatology providers and patient advocates urge lawmakers to address healthcare challenges

Rheumatology providers and patient advocates urge lawmakers to address healthcare challenges

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

MIS-C linked to COVID-19 damages children's hearts

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Chest X-rays found to be highly predictive of COVID-19

Cat antiviral that inhibits SARS-CoV-2 fast-tracked for human clinical trials

Cat antiviral that inhibits SARS-CoV-2 fast-tracked for human clinical trials