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Dental lasers could render teeth cavity resistant

The prospect of painless cavity repair and prevention could hold wide appeal for many people.

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Study suggests link between verbal bullying and bruxism in adolescents

A case-control study by a research team led by Prof. Junia Serra-Negra at the Federal University of Minas Gerais suggests that possible sleep bruxism in young teenagers is associated with a history of verbal bullying at school as victims, perpetrators or both.

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When do wisdom teeth have to be removed?

Should you have a wisdom tooth removed if it is not causing you any pain? Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Hossein Ghaeminia of Radboud University Medical Centre in the Netherlands researched the risk of complications when removing these teeth.

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Blocking yeast may prevent childhood tooth decay

Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria, the fungus Candida albicans may be a joint culprit in a common form of severe tooth decay affecting toddlers known as early-childhood caries.

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