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Aug 17, 2015 09:21 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Only patients who have diseased wisdom teeth or other problems should have their wisdom teeth removed, some experts argue.
Jan 28, 2015 11:47 AM ET
Next time you're out walking and chewing gum, consider that you might actually be practicing good oral hygiene while you stroll. It turns out that some gums trap their fair share of bacteria, leading to a cleaner mouth.
Jul 30, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The boy was diagnosed with a condition called complex composite odontoma, a rare type of tumor that affects the jaw or gums, his doctors said.
Jul 12, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Instead of getting hopped up on pain meds at the dentist, one day you may be able to just ask for "VR" instead.
Jun 20, 2014 04:30 AM ET
In as little as three years, dentists may drop a few notches on the most-feared species list, as a new device promises to use electrical current to rebuild a sick tooth -- without discomfort for the owner of the tooth!
Feb 25, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Dental plaque on the teeth of 1,000-year-old skeletons preserved bacteria and food particles.