caries

Genes can affect the development of caries
Genes can affect the development of cariesA new study from the University of Zurich shows that genetic defects can affect enamel.
How to use TheraCal LC for direct and indirect pulp capping
How to use TheraCal LC for direct and indirect pulp cappingA look at how BISCO's TheraCal LC could be used in your practice.
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?A team of researchers at King’s College London have found evidence that tooth pulp can be naturally healed with the help of an Alzheimer’s drug.
How to detect caries around amalgam restorations
How to detect caries around amalgam restorationsHow the Canary System helps solves a common clinical challenge by detecting caries around the margins of amalgam restorations.
New dental fillings could actually REPAIR tooth decay
New dental fillings could actually REPAIR tooth decayWhile dental amalgam has been the most popular dental filling material for a century and a half, new research is introducing an exciting alternative that could actually help repair teeth damaged by caries.
ADA Foundation, 3M raise stakes in battle against childhood caries
ADA Foundation, 3M raise stakes in battle against childhood cariesThe ADA Foundation and 3M today announced that 3M will donate 3,000 introductory sealant kits to the ADA Foundation for use during the 2017 Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. The donation, which has an estimated fair market value of $250,000, will help Give Kids A Smile volunteers place more than 400,000 sealants on underserved kids’ teeth in 2017.
Recent Cochrane Systemic Review validates that fluoride mouthrinses reduce caries
Recent Cochrane Systemic Review validates that fluoride mouthrinses reduce cariesThe study found that regular use of fluoride can reduce the prevalence of caries.
Is staying hydrated destroying children's teeth?
Is staying hydrated destroying children's teeth?Hydration is crucial when working out or playing sports—but now, researchers say, hydrating is actually destroying children’s teeth.
American Dental Association Code Maintenance Committee Approves Code for Use When Requesting Reimbursement DEXIS CariVu ImagesDEXIS, LLC, a brand of the KaVo Kerr Group, reports that the American Dental Association (ADA) meeting notes include reference to a code for caries detection, which is appropriate for use when requesting insurance reimbursement for images taken with DEXIS CariVu™.
Preventing cavities may soon be as simple as popping a pill
Preventing cavities may soon be as simple as popping a pillHarmful bacteria can be powerful and hard to combat, but researchers at the University of Florida have found a way to fight fire with fire.