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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Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

Child's toothbrushing habits linked to mother's mental health

Research provides new insight into uncontrolled inflammation in COVID-19 patients

Research provides new insight into uncontrolled inflammation in COVID-19 patients

UTHSC announces an increase in research grant and contract awards for FY21

UTHSC announces an increase in research grant and contract awards for FY21

Firefighters exposed to Fort McMurray wildfire have persistent lung damage

Firefighters exposed to Fort McMurray wildfire have persistent lung damage

Evaluation of a synthetic DNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine INO-4800 using a nonhuman primate model

Evaluation of a synthetic DNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine INO-4800 using a nonhuman primate model

Fungi that live in the gut may be equally important in health and disease

Fungi that live in the gut may be equally important in health and disease

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

HIV research center set up in the UK to address health inequalities and develop new treatments

HIV research center set up in the UK to address health inequalities and develop new treatments

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

New report could help enhance use of VR and AR in healthcare education

New report could help enhance use of VR and AR in healthcare education

Is there a link between circadian rhythms and COVID-19 severity?

Is there a link between circadian rhythms and COVID-19 severity?

UTHSC researchers publish new findings on how obesity impacts cancer treatments

UTHSC researchers publish new findings on how obesity impacts cancer treatments

Dentists need to be aware of medication history even in younger patients, study suggests

Dentists need to be aware of medication history even in younger patients, study suggests

Machine learning tools can help identify tooth loss

Machine learning tools can help identify tooth loss

Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of chronic pain

Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of chronic pain

Study provides treatment guidance for children and adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Study provides treatment guidance for children and adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Researchers describe a new science-based intervention for hiccups

Researchers describe a new science-based intervention for hiccups

Recommended treatments can benefit people with lower back pain

Recommended treatments can benefit people with lower back pain

More than 4 out of 10 patients who received dental implants suffer complications

More than 4 out of 10 patients who received dental implants suffer complications

APOE ɛ4 carriers with midlife depressive symptoms may be at higher risk of tau accumulation

APOE ɛ4 carriers with midlife depressive symptoms may be at higher risk of tau accumulation