A type of glass ceramics has been developed by researchers at Sweden’s Uppsala University. According to the head of the research team, the special ceramics benefit the patients because they mean three times stronger teeth and not having to visit the dentist as often. Ceramics are non-metallic and inorganic materials that include glass. The Uses…

  A new breakthrough in root canal treatment comes from the University of Alabama. Researchers have developed a reliable, biodegradable gel filling that promotes healing and regeneration. The filling, say scientists, releases nitric oxide and antibiotics inside the treated tooth, boosting the potential for tooth regeneration. Gel Instead of Blood Clots As we know, when…

Russian researchers have developed a way to restore tooth enamel with artificially-created biomimetic materials to prevent tooth decay in its early stages. And, they’ve accomplished this thanks to a discovery that an increase in the concentration of organic substances in saliva indicates cavity development. Initially, the researchers found that the saliva of people with cavities…

Diamonds may shine bright and sparkle, but have you considered putting that bling in your mouth? UCLA scientists have — and they’ve come up with something truly fascinating. A report from the American Chemistry Social journal Nano demonstrates that nanodiamonds — which are microscopic diamond chips — have the capacity to improve root canals by…

Sure, coffee is one of those beverages that goes in and out of favor with regard to health. Just within the past week, we’ve been told that mothers’ coffee consumption may raise danger of miscarriage and that as many as 5 cups a day may deliver a variety of health benefits. As with so many…

Dentists are always advising patients to keep healthy food habits so that they can maintain their beautiful smiles. While proper and regular cleaning of your teeth and the use of appropriate cleaning products are all important, your eating habits can also have a huge impact on the health of your teeth. Sugary food and starchy…