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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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Survey: Dentists find an increase in patients experiencing stress-related dental conditions

Survey: Dentists find an increase in patients experiencing stress-related dental conditions

School-based cavity prevention program reduces health disparities, brings dental care to children

School-based cavity prevention program reduces health disparities, brings dental care to children

Researchers use new approaches to address premature failure of dental restorations

Researchers use new approaches to address premature failure of dental restorations

Biomedical engineer receives NASA grant to find ways to keep astronauts' bones strong in space

Biomedical engineer receives NASA grant to find ways to keep astronauts' bones strong in space

New poll highlights how COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children's dental care

New poll highlights how COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children's dental care

Male fruit flies win genetic race with rivals in post-mating fertilization game

Male fruit flies win genetic race with rivals in post-mating fertilization game

Periodontitis treatment that changes oral bacteria also reduces severity of diabetes

Periodontitis treatment that changes oral bacteria also reduces severity of diabetes

New study describes the evolutionary tale of poisonous butterflies

New study describes the evolutionary tale of poisonous butterflies

New technique reveals cellular forces involved in biological tissue formation and growth

New technique reveals cellular forces involved in biological tissue formation and growth

Study shows link between periodontitis and COVID-19 complications

Study shows link between periodontitis and COVID-19 complications

Archaeological scientists use proteomics to study ancient dairying

Archaeological scientists use proteomics to study ancient dairying

Cannabidiol kills bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, meningitis, and legionnaires disease

Cannabidiol kills bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, meningitis, and legionnaires disease

Stimulation method helps some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm mobility

Stimulation method helps some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm mobility

Study: Many patients want virtual mental health care even after the pandemic subsides

Study: Many patients want virtual mental health care even after the pandemic subsides

Genetic blueprint provides insights into unique biology of egg-laying monotreme mammals

Genetic blueprint provides insights into unique biology of egg-laying monotreme mammals

Biological imbalance found to be the link between gum and kidney disease

Biological imbalance found to be the link between gum and kidney disease

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

Scientists isolate anti-COVID-19 nanobodies produced by a llama

Scientists isolate anti-COVID-19 nanobodies produced by a llama

Landmark study finds how often cancer patients develop osteonecrosis of the jaw

Landmark study finds how often cancer patients develop osteonecrosis of the jaw

Lipid mediators can enhance regeneration of inflamed periodontal tissue

Lipid mediators can enhance regeneration of inflamed periodontal tissue