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October 8, 2019 News News

Chinese Scientists ‘Make First Perfect Replica’ Of Tooth Enamel

by South China Morning Post

Scientists at a Chinese university say they have discovered the world’s first material that can repair damaged tooth enamel once and last for life. A few drops of the liquid solution can fix all invisible cracks and wear on an

September 5, 2019 News News

Scientists Regrow Tooth Enamel In Key Discovery That Could Mark End Of Fillings

by Independent

Scientists have discovered a way to grow back tooth enamel, a development that could spell the end of fillings as a method to repair cavities. A team of researchers of China’s Zhejiang University were able to create a gel that makes tooth enamel

August 9, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

How Certain Foods and Drinks Could Be Eroding Your Teeth

by Julie Heflin, University of Louisville

Although the thought of an acid in your mouth is unsettling, 20-to-45-percent of adults in the United States show signs of acid erosion on their teeth. “The exposure of our teeth to an acid can cause loss of enamel and

June 1, 2018 News News

Scientists Develop Material That Could Regenerate Dental Enamel

by Queen Mary, University of London

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed a new way to grow mineralised materials which could regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel and bone. Enamel, located on the outer part of our teeth, is the hardest tissue in the

December 2, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Microcavities: Does Earliest Decay Need Filling?

by ken

Lotta chatter about dentistry on the news shows these days…this from ABC news By the time a dentist finds a cavity, that tooth has been through several stages of a chronic infectious disease called dental caries, where acids dissolve tooth enamel,

October 7, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionEndodonticsRestorative

Clinical tip: you need an air-polishing device (air slurry polisher) for more than you think!

by ken

My preference is to use it to uncover canals once the access perimeter has been defined, but I’ll give el Gordo his due on this one. Sep 22, 2011 – From Dental IQ By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

August 12, 2011 News Research

Scientists unlock secrets of enamel formation

by ken

If they can do this, how come they can’t figure out how Palin and Bachman and Rob Ford were cloned from stem cells provided by Grover Nordquist, but I digress…….. From Dental Tribune – August 12, 2011 PITTSBURGH & ANN

December 18, 2010 News Decay assessment and preventionEvidence based dentistryRestorative

Does Fluoride Really Fight Cavities by ‘the Skin of the Teeth?’

by ken

ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2010) — In a study that the authors describe as lending credence to the idiom, “by the skin of your teeth,” scientists are reporting that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times