Beaver enamel holds clues to treating human tooth decay

 Beavers have protection against tooth decay built into the chemical structure of their teeth, according to a new study that could lead to improved treatments for human tooth decay.

How vegans can get calcium

If you are a vegan and can't include milk in your diet, then calcium is one nutrient your body will miss. Try kale, orange or soy milk for a healthy calcium supply.

Chewing gum enhances oral health

Chewing gum can enhance oral health by removing 100 million bacteria from your mouth in just 10 minutes, suggests a new study.

Tooth loss in birds occurred 116 million years ago
Tooth loss in birds occurred 116 million years ago

Using the degraded remnants of tooth genes in birds to determine when birds lost their teeth, researchers have found that teeth were lost in the common ancestor of all living birds more than 116 million years ago.

How to improve your dental health!

R.Nandini

A beautiful smile is a gift endowed by nature that one must always cherish. But are you afraid that your smile will no longer draw the desired attention it once gained?

Here's how to improve your overall teeth health.

Tooth enamel fast-track found in humans

 Researchers in Britain have found a link between prenatal enamel growth rates in teeth and weaning in human babies.

Dangers of snacking on fruits

 Snacking on unhealthy food in between meals may play havoc to your waistline.

Hair disorder could signal dental decay

If you are experiencing hair fall problems, your teeth may require extra care as researchers have found that hair disorder could increase risk of dental decay.

Kelly Osbourne to dip wisdom teeth in gold
Kelly Osbourne to dip wisdom teeth in gold

‘Fashion Police’ host Kelly Osbourne says she's set to get her wisdom teeth dipped in gold to mark her 30th birthday.

Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Pomegranate (botanical name is Punica granatum) is not just a delicious fruit, but is also high in nutrition. Rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health.

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.