Tag: Dentistry

Innovation, Research

Researchers develop new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth

October 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The University of Surrey and the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth at the microstructural level. The researchers performed a technique called “in situ synchrotron […]

Innovation, Research

Brush your teeth to protect the heart

December 2, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Previous research suggests that poor oral hygiene leads to bacteria in the blood, causing inflammation in the body. Inflammation increases the risks of atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and heart failure (the heart’s ability to pump blood or relax and fill […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Experts call for more active prevention of tooth decay for children’s teeth

November 27, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Findings from a major dental trial suggest that preventing tooth decay from occurring in the first place is the most effective way for parents to help avoid pain and infection from decay in their children’s teeth. A three-year study comparing […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers likely found way to grow new dental tissue for patients

June 28, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A group of histologists and dentists from School of Biomedicine, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), teamed up with Russian and Japanese colleagues and found cells that are probably responsible for the formation of human dental tissue. Researchers propose to apply […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Yomi, The First Robotic Dental Surgery System Now Cleared by FDA

March 6, 2017

Via: Medgadget

Neocis, a company based in Miami, Florida, just announced winning FDA clearance to introduce Yomi, the first robotically assisted dental surgical system. Yomi’s software is used to plan a procedure based on a patient’s CT scan. During the procedure, the […]

Innovation, Research

Mapping a path to better oral health

February 20, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Dentists aren’t the only people who influence how we take care of our teeth; our friends and family play a big role, too. That is the conclusion of Brenda Heaton, an assistant professor of health policy and health services research […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Study suggests benefits of laser treatments for dental problems

October 24, 2016

Via: Medical News Today

Researchers have developed computer simulations showing how lasers attack oral bacterial colonies, suggesting that benefits of using lasers in oral debridement include killing bacteria and promoting better dental health. In a study published in the journal Lasers in Surgery and […]

Editorial, Research

Science hopes to cure bad teeth with regenerative biomaterials

August 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Many of us are reluctant to go to the dentist even as grownups. As irrational as it might seem, the fear of the dental surgeon still lurks on the back of our minds. Dental treatment has progressed in time and […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Magdent Raises First $800K for Its New Electromagnetic Dental Implant Technology

April 4, 2016

Via: Medgadget

The market for dental implants is well-established and extensive. However, the process of implant integration into the jawbone may be lengthy and in some cases unsuccessful due to bone deterioration and insufficient bone mass. An Israeli medical technology start-up named […]

Medical Devices

Nanoparticles to Prevent Tooth Decay; Looking to Put Dentists Out of Business

April 21, 2015

Via: Medical Devices

We’re never at a loss for toothpaste choices, but we may see the addition of “With Nanotechnology!” advertised on the tubes in the future. Researchers from the University of Rochester and University of Pennsylvania have designed drug-releasing nanoparticles to protect […]