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September 12, 2019 News News

6,000 Year Old Dental Plaque Used To Reveal Earliest Evidence Of Milk Consumption

by BBC News

Scientists have discovered the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans. The team identified milk protein entombed in calcified dental plaque (calculus) on the teeth of prehistoric farmers from Britain. It shows that humans were consuming dairy products as

April 26, 2019 News News

An Army of Micro-Robots Can Wipe Out Dental Plaque

by Science Daily

A visit to the dentist typically involves time-consuming and sometimes unpleasant scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth. What if, instead, a dentist could deploy a small army of tiny robots to precisely and non-invasively remove that buildup?

November 28, 2018 News News

Medieval Dental Plaque Sheds Light on How Our Microbiomes Have Changed

by Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technia

The communities of bacteria that live in our mouths have changed drastically since the Middle Ages, according to a new study of remains buried in a medieval Danish cemetery. And it turns out that some people may have been more

August 2, 2018 News News

Dental Plaque is No Match for Catalytic Nanoparticles

by University of Pennsylvania

Combine a diet high in sugar with poor oral hygiene habits and dental cavities, or caries, will likely result. The sugar triggers the formation of an acidic biofilm, known as plaque, on the teeth, eroding the surface. Early childhood caries

July 11, 2018 News News

Differences in Mouths of Youth Born With HIV May Increase Risk of Dental Decay

by Forsyth Institute, EurekAlert!

A team of scientists from The Forsyth Institute, a global leader in oral health research, in collaboration with the NIH-funded Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), has published the results of a new study indicating that differences in the mouth bacteria

April 19, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

Flavoured Drink Reduces Dental Plaque Through Consumption

by qii, PR Newswire

DoseBiome has announced their new findings that qii, the world’s first functional drink for oral health, can reduce up to 52% of dental plaque with each serving. This news coincides with the addition of three new fruit flavors to their lineup

March 1, 2018 News News

Dental Calculus Sheds Light on Ancestors’ Tobacco Use

by Washington State University, EurekAlert!

A team of scientists including researchers from Washington State University has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque, also known as “dental calculus”, on the teeth of ancient tobacco users. Their research provides a

December 5, 2017 News Materials & TechnologyNews

New Dental Material Resists Plaque and Kills Microbes

by University o Pennsylvania

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm that leads to tooth decay. In a new study, researchers

March 28, 2017 Product Spotlight

Study Shows OraCoat® XyliMelts® Discs Reduce Plaque by Over 50%

by OraCoat

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine analyzed the effects of OraCoat® XyliMelts® oral adhering discs on people affected by clinically diagnosed dry mouth. The double-blind, randomized study demonstrated that XyliMelts reduce tooth plaque by 58% and improve the ability

March 9, 2017 News Dental CareDental researchNews

DNA in Dental Plaque Shows Neanderthals Used ‘Aspirin’

by ScienceDaily

Published today in the journal Nature, an international team led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and Dental School, with the University of Liverpool in the UK, revealed the complexity of Neandertal behaviour, including dietary