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Study to Explore Link Between HIV and Tooth Decay

Vincent Richards, PhD, MSc, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson University, has...

Tooth Decay Risk Doubles With Each Year Kids Don’t See a Dentist

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and other dental organizations all urge parents...

Nanoparticles Break Up Plaque and Prevent Tooth Decay

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have used nanoparticles approved...

Tooth Decay Culprit S Sobrinus Gets Its Genome Sequenced

While Streptococcus mutans often gets blamed for tooth decay, Streptococcus sobrinus also accelerates tooth...

Pediatric Tooth Decay Declining in England

The levels of tooth decay in 5-year-old children are continuing on a steady decline,...

Bacteria That Absorb Phosphate May Exacerbate Tooth Decay

Bacteria that absorb and accumulate phosphate from saliva may play a role in tooth...

CAMBRA Effectively Reduces Tooth Decay in Community Settings

A scientifically based approach comprising a tooth-decay risk assessment, aggressive preventive measures, and conservative...

Awareness Campaign to Combat Sugar Consumption and Tooth Decay

As children in the United Kingdom suffer from epidemic levels of tooth decay, Public...

Tap Water Drinkers Have Less Tooth Decay But More Lead in Their Blood

American children and adolescents who don’t drink tap water, which is typically fluoridated, are...

Social Deprivation Increases Risk of Tooth Decay

Economics plays a significant role in oral health, according to joint research from the...