A shapeshifting robotic microswarm may one day act as a toothbrush, rinse, and dental floss in one.
The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has recently released guidance on teledentistry and remote interactions in orthodontic care.
Seeking to improve oral cancer detection and treatment, researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed the first polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for oral cancer detection.
Treat your gums was the slogan for Gum Health Day 2022, a worldwide awareness campaign organised by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), which took place on May 12.
Sweden is one of the few countries that have removed the dental health recommendation to give prophylactic antibiotics to people at a higher risk of infection of the heart valves, so-called infective endocarditis.
Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching of the upper and lower jaw are known as sleep bruxism and can have consequences for health.
There is no natural alternative to synthetic filling materials, but a new 3D model with human dental stem cells could change this in the future.
Researchers from the University of Louisville (UofL) School of Dentistry in the US and their colleagues have discovered details of how proteins produced by oral epithelial cells protect humans against viruses entering the body through the mouth.
Previous studies have linked poor oral hygiene with hyper-inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Similarly, the severity of Covid-19 has been associated with hyper-inflammatory responses.
Electric toothbrushes can remove up to twice as much plaque as a manual brush, so one could be seen as a good investment.