• New research uses squid ink to check for gum disease

    A new dental imaging method to examine the health of patients’ gums. A mixture of squid ink, water and cornflour is applied to the gums and examined using light and ultrasound.

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  • Orthodontic treatment planning possible without radiation exposure

    When a patient requires orthodontic treatment, it is common practice to capture their dental placement with a radiograph. Scientists from the Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany have now published a study in which an alternative treatment plan without radiation exposure was investigated.

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  • Biting and chewing trigger tooth growth

    Research conducted by the University of Sydney, Australia has found chewing and biting to be the cause of adult teeth breaking through the gums rather than an innate, unknown force.

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  • Dentists welcome European action plan against antimicrobial resistance

    Members of the CED, along with their medical and veterinary colleagues, especially appreciate that the European One Health Action Plan, which recognises that human health, animal health and the environment are interconnected.

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