There is no standard method for brushing teeth: Study

A study has revealed that there is no common recommendation on brushing method given by dental associations, toothpaste and toothbrush companies and in dental textbooks, across ten countries.

Drinks with high acidity content can damage teeth within 30 sec

Dental researchers have revealed that drinks with high acidity content like soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks can damage young people`s teeth within first 30 seconds of acid attack.

Lead in teeth can reveal person`s origin: Study

A new study has found that trace amounts of lead in modern and historical human teeth can give clues about where they come from, a finding that could help police solve cold cases.

Lead in teeth holds secrets of person`s origins, research shows

The lead in human teeth holds clues about where a person grew up and can help criminal investigators and archeologists working with old or decomposed corpses, according to a University of Florida researcher.

Untreated gum problems may lead to organ failure, cancer

Do your parents nag you to brush your teeth before going to bed and after meals? If yes, then pay heed to their words as it can save you from the terrible consequences six-year-old Shivam Vatsayan had to face only because he skipped brushing his teeth.

Stem cells from teeth can grow to resemble brain cells

Scientists have discovered that stem cells taken from teeth can grow to resemble brain cells.

Cut your kids` food to make them behave better

When 6-10 year old children ate foods they had to bite with their front teeth - like drumsticks, whole apples, or corn on the cob - they were rowdier than when these foods had been cut, a new study has suggested.

Teeth removed from baby`s brain tumour!

A four-month-old baby in Maryland, US, was found with teeth formed in his brain due to a rare brain tumour.

`Microbial Pompeii` on 1,000-year-old skeletons` teeth discovered

Researchers have discovered a ` microbial Pompeii` preserved on the teeth of skeletons around 1,000 years old.

New `painless` treatment to repair teeth

A novel "regenerative" technique to repair infected teeth -- claimed to be painless and cheaper than the traditional root canal treatment -- has been developed by doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

Kids exposed to second-hand smoke at higher risk of tooth decay

Researchers have claimed that children who are exposed to second-hand smoke are at higher risk of tooth decay.

Food items that may damage teeth

Food items like hard boiled sweets and dried fruits tantalise taste buds, but they may attack your teeth for worse.

Food items that may damage teeth

Food items like hard boiled sweets and dried fruits tantalise taste buds, but they may attack your teeth for worse.

Dash of antibacterial agent turns toothpastes into super teeth protectors

A new study has found that using fluoride toothpaste containing triclosan, an antibacterial agent, and a copolymer, which helps prevent the triclosan from being washed away by saliva.

Want shinning teeth? Eat apple, chew gum

Teeth whitening treatment has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to modern lifestyle. But it is now possible to achieve one at home. Eating apple on daily basis and chewing gum is beneficial when it comes to maintaining white pearlies.

Acidity in mouth spoils teeth: Report

Mouth acidity, caused by sugary foods, fizzy drinks and other acidic food items, can damage the teeth by softening their roots, a study by leading oral hygiene brand Pepsodent said Friday.

Lady Gaga facing lawsuit over `Teeth` song

Music producer Teddy Riley is planning to sue pop star Lady Gaga over her 2009 song `Teeth`, claiming he hasn`t received any payment for his involvement in creating the song.

An easy regime for healthy, clean teeth

Get a sparkling smile by following simple daily habits like brushing your teeth regularly, cutting down on sugar intake between meals and limiting your alcohol intake and smoking.

Key to longevity: One cup of tea

Researchers have revealed that a single cup of tea could potentially make you live longer, by fighting against diseases, strengthening teeth and even helping you shed a few kilos.

Brushing teeth regularly helps prevent dementia

Brushing your teeth not only helps you keep a dazzling smile , but it could also stave off dementia, a new study has revealed.