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Dental Health in Children

It is important for dental care to be a priority in children’s healthcare dating from the time that the first tooth appears through the gums. Taking proper care of teeth is essential to prevent conditions such as tooth decay in children, which is very common in children and affects approximately 1 in 5 of children in the United States.

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Heavy smoking can have a serious impact on the treatment of periodontitis

Heavy smoking can have a serious impact on the treatment of periodontitis

Tooth loss more frequent among Black women in Brazil

Tooth loss more frequent among Black women in Brazil

Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to the evolution of social behaviors in humans, domesticated species

Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to the evolution of social behaviors in humans, domesticated species

3D neutron tomography reveals water diffusion across the bone material

3D neutron tomography reveals water diffusion across the bone material

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Getting insurance to pay for oral surgery is like pulling teeth

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Getting insurance to pay for oral surgery is like pulling teeth

Use of anti-inflammatory drugs by children may be associated with dental enamel defects

Use of anti-inflammatory drugs by children may be associated with dental enamel defects

Virtual reality games, eye tracking and machine learning can be used to detect ADHD

Virtual reality games, eye tracking and machine learning can be used to detect ADHD

Strong connection between inflammatory bowel disease and periodontitis

Strong connection between inflammatory bowel disease and periodontitis

Study shows link between vaping and risk of caries

Study shows link between vaping and risk of caries

The player-coaches of addiction recovery work without boundaries

The player-coaches of addiction recovery work without boundaries

Sick profit: Investigating private equity’s stealthy takeover of health care across cities and specialties

Sick profit: Investigating private equity’s stealthy takeover of health care across cities and specialties

Posing a smile can brighten your mood, researchers say

Posing a smile can brighten your mood, researchers say

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden hits the road to sell Democrats’ record

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden hits the road to sell Democrats’ record

After Congress fails to add dental coverage, Medicare weighs limited benefit expansion

After Congress fails to add dental coverage, Medicare weighs limited benefit expansion

Novel testing method could simplify widespread tuberculosis screening

Novel testing method could simplify widespread tuberculosis screening

Researchers identify key gene network responsible for severe tooth enamel defects

Researchers identify key gene network responsible for severe tooth enamel defects

Low-cost, robotic clothing for children with cerebral palsy

Low-cost, robotic clothing for children with cerebral palsy

Smartphones can detect blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70%, study shows

Smartphones can detect blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70%, study shows

New dental coating replicates the composition and microstructure of natural enamel

New dental coating replicates the composition and microstructure of natural enamel

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology

Dietary phosphorus intake correlated with health and physiology