Posted 2:19 PM 3/12/2013
March 12, 2013 -- Growing a replacement tooth from your own cells may be a step closer, according to new research.
It is still too early for use in people, but the technique involves taking stem cells and growing more of them to produce a very small, immature tooth, similar to what a tooth would look like when it starts to grow in an embryo.
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Posted 6:51 PM 11/10/2009
Nov. 10, 2009 -- Brushing your teeth too hard and consumption of acidic food and beverages are the leading contributors of sensitive teeth, according to a nationwide survey of dentists.
Posted 4:00 AM 9/9/2009
Sept. 8, 2009 -- Taking care of your teeth and gums may not only save your smile, it could save your life. A new study suggests a common form of gum disease may significantly raise the risk of head and neck cancer.
Posted 9:37 PM 7/28/2009
July 28, 2009 -- The mercury used in dental amalgam fillings is not at a level high enough to cause harm in patients, according to the FDA, which today issued its final regulation on the controversial tooth filling material.
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Posted 8:06 PM 7/20/2009
Posted 5:01 PM 4/3/2009
April 3, 2009 -- Sports drinks may boost your energy, but they can also weaken your teeth, a new study shows.
The popular energy drinks sipped by many athletes to increase stamina contain levels of acid that can cause tooth erosion, hypersensitivity, and staining, according to the findings of New York University dental researchers.
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