By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 12:24 PM EDT
Researchers are taking steps to create bioengineered teeth.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 11, 2013 04:23 PM EDT
Researchers combined two different cell types that ended up turning into tooth cells. After being implanted into live mice, they developed into a full tooth and root.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 02, 2013 11:31 AM EST
Having a mouth of metal has become such a hit with Asian teens that there have been reports of many adolescents buying harmful, fake, black market braces.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 14, 2012 01:02 PM EST
A new report reveals that the "tooth fairy" has been up to no good, and instead of collecting teeth and leaving money beneath pillows the tiny nocturnal nymph has been accused of lodging a tooth into the left ear of an 8-year-old schoolboy.
By Amber Moore | Dec 08, 2012 02:21 PM EST
Researchers have found a possible mechanism than can prevent and even halt teeth decay due to periodontal diseases.
By Amber Moore | Sep 17, 2012 11:28 AM EDT
Japanese scientists have developed an ultra-thin material that can protect teeth from decay and restore tooth enamel. The material can be wrapped around the teeth to prevent the growth of bacteria, AFP reports.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 29, 2012 12:46 PM EDT
An Oregon man is suing his orthodontist for leaving his braces on for 11 years, which he claims left him with irreversible tooth rot.