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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Snapchat found to be an effective tool to teach residents emergency radiology

Snapchat found to be an effective tool to teach residents emergency radiology

First case report on pathologic findings of vasculitis of the small vessels in the heart

First case report on pathologic findings of vasculitis of the small vessels in the heart

Mice born with Fragile X syndrome have fewer cell antennas

Mice born with Fragile X syndrome have fewer cell antennas

Dental and doctors’ offices still struggling with COVID job loss

Dental and doctors’ offices still struggling with COVID job loss

Lego-inspired, tiny 3D-printed bricks designed to heal broken bones

Lego-inspired, tiny 3D-printed bricks designed to heal broken bones

Scientists discover how coronavirus enters cells without encountering immune system resistance

Scientists discover how coronavirus enters cells without encountering immune system resistance

Research reveals an increase in medications prescribed by dentists

Research reveals an increase in medications prescribed by dentists

New approach tracks tumors in real time, could improve outcomes for cancer patients

New approach tracks tumors in real time, could improve outcomes for cancer patients

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Clinical trial evaluates rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 in London care homes

Clinical trial evaluates rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 in London care homes

Saccharibacteria within a mammalian host are more diverse than ever anticipated, shows study

Saccharibacteria within a mammalian host are more diverse than ever anticipated, shows study

Researchers identify potential new combination therapy to treat head and neck cancer

Researchers identify potential new combination therapy to treat head and neck cancer

Autopsies reveal unexpected changes in the hearts of COVID-19 patients

Autopsies reveal unexpected changes in the hearts of COVID-19 patients

Study shows favorable cardiovascular health lowers risk of dementia

Study shows favorable cardiovascular health lowers risk of dementia

Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Discovery hints at novel therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

Discovery hints at novel therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

UTHSC researchers receive $2.4 million to study the role of cholesterol in brain artery health

UTHSC researchers receive $2.4 million to study the role of cholesterol in brain artery health

UIC receives $22 million NIH funding for translational research

UIC receives $22 million NIH funding for translational research

DNA resection pathways are highly specific, shows study

DNA resection pathways are highly specific, shows study

Researchers discover novel class of safer analgesics

Researchers discover novel class of safer analgesics