Common origin identified could bring tooth regeneration potential closer
A common origin shared by teeth and taste buds in a fish that has regenerative abilities has been identified by a team of researchers from the UK and the States.
19 Aug 2019 ⋅ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
A new method of tooth repair? Scientists uncover mechanisms to inform future treatment
The study showed that a gene called Dlk1 enhances stem cell activation and tissue regeneration in tooth healing.
9 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Sugar industry’s use of dietitians to influence dental professionals, 1974-1978
The Regional Nutritional Information Program was designed to portray the safety and benefits of sugar in a balanced diet.
19 Jun 2019 ⋅ Journal of Dental Research
Snowflakes inform scientists how tooth enamel is formed
The work provides a theoretical basis for the developmental regulation of enamel formation, and helps to uncover why species such as humans and orangutans have very different looking teeth.
29 May 2019 ⋅ PLOS Computational Biology
The healing power of a smile
A new study links the benefits of comprehensive oral care to the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder.
20 May 2019 ⋅ Journal of the American Dental Association