By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/29/2013 - 13:29
A new customized 3-dimensional toothbrush called the "Blizzident" offers clean teeth within six seconds, combining the two common brushing methods in one.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 16:16
Close examination of barium metal in human, monkey, and Neanderthal teeth helped scientists understand weaning patterns that may explain an advantage modern humans hold over the brutes.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:24
Researchers are taking steps to create bioengineered teeth.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 03/11/2013 - 16:23
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 | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:31
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 | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 13:02
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 | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:28
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 | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 12:46
An Oregon man is suing his orthodontist for leaving his braces on for 11 years, which he claims left him with irreversible tooth rot.