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Dec 1, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
The stark, barren landscape of Banks Island in Canada has yielded more than 8,000 shark teeth that date back millions of years.
Oct 14, 2014 09:40 AM ET // AFP
Athletes are often dogged by decaying teeth and gum disease, a problem in which sport drinks, high-carb diets and training regimens may play a part.
Oct 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
What do a sabertooth cat and a can opener have in common? A lot, according to new research. Continue reading →
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.
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!
Jun 19, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals and modern humans shared an ancestor, so why did the two groups wind up looking so different from each other? A new find helps explain that and more. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 07:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A health fad called "oil pulling" has gone viral, in which people swish their mouths with oil for better health. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2014 01:34 PM ET
When you think about where teeth grow, your brain is probably the last place they could be. Laci sits down to discuss teratomas, and why teeth can grow in some weird places.
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