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Laura Dorr is the executive editor of DPR's Modern Dental Network.
We're always excited to hear about new dental health discoveries and emerging research, and are fascinated by the enlightening, educational - and sometimes downright weird - information they bring to light. What follows is a list of the most fascinating recent studies, as chosen by our editorial team.
Researchers in the Netherlands uncovered some staggering facts about French kissing and oral bacteria transfer.
A recent study discovered a correlation between the use of SSRIs and increased risk of osseointegrated implant failure.
Can intense athletic training increase the risk of tooth erosion and decay?
Research found that wearing dentures while sleeping can double the risk of this disease in the elderly.
A surprising link is discovered between hair keratin and dental enamel strength.