Dental Health
Monday 27 April, 2015

Discovery holds promise for decoding elusive bacteria

At left, the tight physical association between TM7x cells and XH001. At right, TM7x cells (red) attach to the surface of XH001 (white).

A new discovery into one bacteria group that has posed a particular challenge for researchers for decades could lead to better understanding of other elusive bacteria. The bacteria group Candidate Phylum TM7 is thought to cause inflammatory mucosal diseases because it is so prevalent in people with periodontitis, an infection of the gums. Scientists More...

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New treatment for gum disease in diabetics

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Red wine can fight cavities too

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By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Depression, anxiety may lead to teeth loss

Dental decay and tooth loss may not be simple medical problems and psychological issues such as depression and anxiety are linked to these conditions  More...

Electric Toothbrush
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Are you brushing properly? Toothbrush will tell you

A toothbrush being developed will tell you if you are not brushing properly  More...

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Shark teeth have naturally built-in `toothpaste`

The dense, flat and crushing teeth of sharks contain fluoride keeping that is an active component of most toothpastes and dental care mouthwashes  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Seaweed can help fight teeth decay

Better protection against tooth decay can be provided by adding enzymes from seaweed microbes to toothpaste and mouthwash  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Dental plaque may up risk of premature cancer death

An observational study has suggested that persistent dental plaque may increase the risk of dying early from cancer  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!

Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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World’s first teeth grew outside of mouth before moving into oral cavity

The world’s first teeth grew outside of the mouth before later moving into the oral cavity, a new study has claimed  More...