NIDPD case was studied in order to analyze features of the disease, and discuss the possible etiologic factors.
May lead to ways to curtail spread of antibiotic resistance. Bacteria possess the ability to take up DNA from their environment, a skill that enables them to acquire new genes for antibiotic…
For the first time, a new study gives direct evidence that certain changes in the oral microbiome – the mix of bacteria in the mouth – could be a risk factor for pancreatic cancer.
The Local Government Association has published a report that states that around 100 children and teenagers a day are being admitted to hospital for surgery to remove rotten teeth.
The new BioMinF toothpaste ingredient, developed by Queen Mary University of London, provides a new tooth repair technology which will bring relief to the millions of adults and children around the…
A new study takes a closer look at why silicon nitride – a bioceramic material used in spinal implants – has such a lethal effect on the bacteria that cause gum disease.
Severe gum disease known as periodontitis can lead to tooth loss, and treating it remains a challenge.
Food poisoning is a stomach-churning, miserable condition that sends thousands of Americans to hospital emergency rooms every year.
The composition of mouth bacteria changes when people smoke, but it appears to return to its previous state after quitting. Bacteria that cause tooth decay increase, for example.
Over half of all patients who visited their GP with a dental problem in the last 10 years were not offered a long-term treatment for their pain and were instead prescribed antibiotics, often…