cavities

Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?Researchers in China have discovered that a nutrient in green tea may help treat tooth sensitivity—and prevent cavities in those patients.
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?Researchers have discovered that children who are breastfed for two years or longer may be at a higher risk of developing cavities.
New organic oral rinse available for children
New organic oral rinse available for childrenThe TheraBreath for Kids Organic Grape Oral Rinse is said to be made from healthy ingredients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Study finds children of stressed mothers are more likely to develop cavities
Study finds children of stressed mothers are more likely to develop cavitiesPregnancy is stressful enough without having to worry about a child’s future dental health. But, researchers now say, mothers may need to be thinking about just that.