Current advice from the America Dental Association tells you that if your gums bleed, make sure you are brushing and flossing.
People with periodontitis (gum disease) are at higher risk of experiencing major cardiovascular events.
Researchers in Australia have recently received government funding for a project that aims to develop a system that would allow parents to take photographs of their children’s teeth.
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) researchers captured high-resolution, real-time images of the mineralisation process in an artificial saliva model.
The human body is filled with friendly bacteria. However, some of these microorganisms, such as Veillonella parvula, may be too nice.
How do we add the right bacteria into the right place when the biogeography has gotten 'out of whack'?
Sharing toothbrushes and other ill-advised oral hygiene measures could play an influential role in spreading Covid-19, according to new research.
The number of people diagnosed with mouth cancer in the UK has risen by 97% in 20 years, while awareness around the disease remains worryingly low.
In order to reduce the medical radiographic imaging dosage for patients with dental implants, engineers have designed a novel sensor.
Oral bacteria are ready to spring into action the moment a dental hygienist finishes scraping plaque off a patient's teeth.