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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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Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

New dental treatment helps fill cavities and insurance gaps for seniors

Study addresses evolutionary rates of larval and adult life stages at a large scale

Study addresses evolutionary rates of larval and adult life stages at a large scale

FSU researchers develop a new material to make flexible X-ray detectors

FSU researchers develop a new material to make flexible X-ray detectors

Polymers completely eliminate aerosolization during dental procedures

Polymers completely eliminate aerosolization during dental procedures

Study identifies several new microbes that cause dental caries

Study identifies several new microbes that cause dental caries

Survey highlights the effect of summer habits on oral health

Survey highlights the effect of summer habits on oral health

Act of smiling can trick the human mind to be more positive

Act of smiling can trick the human mind to be more positive

Mathematical model shows how brain remains stable amid varying disturbances

Mathematical model shows how brain remains stable amid varying disturbances

A collaborative research project to detect biofilm causing pathogens within chronic infections

A collaborative research project to detect biofilm causing pathogens within chronic infections

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Century-old mercury pollution is persistent in Connecticut's Still River

Century-old mercury pollution is persistent in Connecticut's Still River

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Atomic force microscopy reveals nanoscale effects of beverages on tooth enamel

Gum disease and esophageal and stomach cancer risk

Gum disease and esophageal and stomach cancer risk

Scientists discover promising drug target for dry age-related macular degeneration

Scientists discover promising drug target for dry age-related macular degeneration

Study: Brain compensates for changes in the eye caused by glaucoma

Study: Brain compensates for changes in the eye caused by glaucoma

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Repeated surgeries have no major psychological impact on children born with cleft lip and palate

Airlines want flyers to feel safe, but grab bag of COVID policies adds turbulence

Airlines want flyers to feel safe, but grab bag of COVID policies adds turbulence