Detect Early Mineral Loss in Tooth Enamel- Awaiting Specialized Instruments

NIDCR-supported scientists are designing specialized instruments that will be able to detect early mineral loss in tooth enamel before a cavity develops. Other studies are focused on comparing DNA from people with tooth decay to those without it to look for genetic differences associated with the disease. Scientists also are identifying genes within bacteria thought […]

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Sensitive Teeth- Causes and Treatment

Teeth sensitivity is a sharp pain which triggers out suddenly in response to external stimuli, example getting in contact with hot or cold drinks, food, or with applications passing coolant air, even while brushing or flossing the teeth. 75% of individuals experience this pain wile getting in contact with cold foods or drinks. Upper part […]

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Prevent Dental Injuries with Mouthguards

Mouthguards Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating—everything would suddenly be affected. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities. Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion […]

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Fluoridated water Good for Public Communities

The safety and benefits of fluoride are well documented. For 70 years, people in the United States have benefited from drinking water with fluoride, leading to better dental health. Drinking fluoridated water keeps the teeth strong and reduced tooth decay by approximately 25% in children and adults. By preventing tooth decay, community water fluoridation has […]

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