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October 9, 2018 News News

$1.85 Million Grant Supports Scientist’s Study of Tooth Decay in Young HIV Patients

by Clemson University

Much of the research concerning the human microbiome focuses on the gut and the influence that diet and nutrition have on the microbes residing in our digestive systems. Fewer studies consider the bacteria and fungi that live in our mouths,

November 26, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Bam, biff, kerpow, krunch!!

by ken

Could it be?  An end to S. Mutans? Image via Wikipedia UCLA clinical study leads to “smartbomb” mouthwash that destroys S. mutans In a recent clinical study, 12 subjects who rinsed just one time with the experimental mouthwash experienced a

August 13, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Air Techniques Spectra Caries Detection Aid Wins Pride Institutes Technology Award for a Second Year!

by ken

Spectra looks to be a remarkable device re; patient presentation and case acceptance. I am familiar with the Diagnodent, however a numerical display won’t impact the same as the visual display of the Spectra Unit. Date: 08/08/2011 MELVILLE, New York—

May 27, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental research

New Cavity Causing Bacteria in Early Childhood Caries Condition

by ken

Ah Strep. Mutans – we hardly knew yee From Worldental.org According to researchers from Boston the primary culprit in EEC (Early Childhood Carries) is the bacterium called Streptococcus mutans. However, they have also identified a new species of bacteria that