Teeth help discover six new flesh-eating dinosaurs

After studying 142 isolated teeth from the South Pyrenean Basin in Spain, researchers have discovered six new species of toothed carnivorous dinosaurs (theropods) in the region.

Teeth analysis could show lifetime exposures to metals, toxins

Analysis of our teeth may show lifetime intake of metals and toxins linked to diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, according to researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Wine, berries can stain your teeth

You may usually worry about the result of spilling certain foods and drinks on a pristine white table cloth or a new white dress, but also think about the damaging effects they can cause to teeth. Wine, berries and hot beverages like tea and coffee can have long lasting effect on teeth, say experts.

How to take care of oral health

Rinse properly after every meal, reduce your intake of tea or coffee and favour natural vegetables and fruits to take care of your oral health, says an expert.

Social phobia puts you at teeth grinding risk

People with social phobia or anxiety are at increased risk of bruxism - teeth grinding which causes tooth wear and fractures as well as jaw pain, a new research has found.

First teeth of anatomically modern humans detected in Italy

A team of researchers found that two teeth from prehistoric sites in northern Italy are the oldest modern human remains overlapping in time with the last Neandertals.

Brushing teeth regularly can save you from future heart attacks

Want to avoid future risk of heart attack? Keep brushing your teeth regularly, says a new study.

Ranchi: Rajendra creates world record by pulling three trucks by his teeth

26 year old Rajendra created world record by pulling three trucks by his mere teeth

Miley Cyrus shares painful pics of `5 teeth` removal
Miley Cyrus shares painful pics of `5 teeth` removal

 Miley Cyrus recently got her 5 teeth removed and shared pictures of the painful procedure on Instagram.

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!


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.