Dentistry

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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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

Study identifies potential drug target and way to alleviate cerebral malaria

Study identifies potential drug target and way to alleviate cerebral malaria

Researchers offer new hope for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers offer new hope for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration

PFAS associated with greater tooth decay in children

PFAS associated with greater tooth decay in children

Gut bacteria help regulate contraction and relaxation of colon muscles

Gut bacteria help regulate contraction and relaxation of colon muscles

Burden of early-onset colorectal cancer incidence has been underestimated, study shows

Burden of early-onset colorectal cancer incidence has been underestimated, study shows

UTHSC researchers receive $1.98 million grant for novel approach to studying diabetes

UTHSC researchers receive $1.98 million grant for novel approach to studying diabetes

Sugary diet can promote periodontal diseases

Sugary diet can promote periodontal diseases

Past trauma exposure, depression associated with suicide ideation in deployed soldiers

Past trauma exposure, depression associated with suicide ideation in deployed soldiers

Shape-shifting cells rush to repair the defect after bone injury

Shape-shifting cells rush to repair the defect after bone injury

Primary care needs to be improved to help young stroke survivors return to work

Primary care needs to be improved to help young stroke survivors return to work

Researchers develop new tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

Researchers develop new tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Kroger Health partner to improve shingles vaccination completion rates

UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Kroger Health partner to improve shingles vaccination completion rates

Circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery, study shows

Circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery, study shows

Cannabis exposure during pregnancy has measurable impact on placental and fetal growth

Cannabis exposure during pregnancy has measurable impact on placental and fetal growth

Women and men more likely to have another major cardiovascular event after stroke

Women and men more likely to have another major cardiovascular event after stroke