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Fish with human teeth caught in Russia

A fish with a full mouth of human teeth was caught in a river in Russia. The photo of the fish made its rounds on the internet earlier this week.

Confusion over best way to brush your teeth

London - According to a study from University College London, advice on the best way to brush teeth for adults and children is confusing and inconsistent.

Boy has 232 teeth removed in one day

A 17 year old boy from India endured a seven hour surgery to remove 232 teeth. The rare condition was caused by a complex composite odontoma.

Pain-free dental treatment developed by British researchers

London - Researchers at King's College in London claim to have found a new way to help teeth repair themselves. The process is allegedly very healthy for the patient and also painless.

Black coffee helps to clean your teeth

Rio De Janeiro - A cup of strong coffee helps to kick start many people's days. Scientists have found that it may have the added benefit - cleaning your teeth.

Lasers used to rebuild teeth

Scientists have carried out a study using lasers to rebuild the teeth of rodents. It is hoped that the technology could be used on people in the near future.

10 surprising causes of dental cavities Special

Dr. Steinberg, a leading U.S. dentist has contacted Digital Journal with 10 interesting and surprising, facts about dental cavities.

Are diamond dental implants the future?

Scientists have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewellery could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants.

Examining embryonic teeth prevents problems in later life

A new 3D imaging technique shows how to prevent teeth and jaw problems through early intervention. This is by identifying incoming wisdom teeth, crowded teeth, and malocclusion in the embryo.

A Web-enabled toothbrush helps keep teeth white

Paris - We are certainly living in a high tech world. As computer chips get smaller, their capabilities are expanding. Healthcare is a promising field for the design of new applications and utilization of new and existing wireless data transmission.

Thousand-year-old dental plaque unearthed

Plaque on the teeth of a 1,000-year-old skeleton has been found and it contains biological material. Containing a high concentration of genetic material and numerous pathogens, this is the oldest biological material yet recovered.

Can your dentist tell your ethnic origin?

Perhaps. Purnima Kumar, associate professor of periodontology at Ohio State University has uncovered a new uniqueness, a kind of “fingerprint,” in humans.

Toothbrush can clean your teeth in six seconds

Using applications and a 3D printer the Blizzident toothbrush was created. The Blizzident is said to be able to brush your teeth in six seconds.

Dentists chomping at bit to attract patients with social media pizazz Commissioned

The recession has been tough on many industries, including dentistry. Dentists are losing revenue as cash-strapped patients forego routine cleanings and fillings. What's a struggling dental surgeon to do? For some, a fresh look at marketing is the answer.

Alligators offer clues for tooth regeneration

New research suggests that studying alligators could help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth regeneration in people.

Op-Ed: The dentist who came from hell

For most people, a visit to the dentist is a feared and traumatic experience, and most of the time some form of anesthesia is welcome. It can, however, be the wrong decision to make.

24-year-old man dies after getting wisdom teeth pulled

The family of a 24-year-old man is seeking answers to questions after he died following an operation to remove his wisdom teeth.

Teeth grown from mouse cells

Researchers say that the possibility of growing new teeth on a patient's jaw is rising because of a hybrid of human gum cells and mouse stem cells.

Another reason to brush — Dental hygiene related to dementia risk

A new study suggests people who brush their teeth and gums regularly may have a lower risk of developing dementia in later life.

New chemical 'Keep 32' makes teeth 'cavity proof'

A new chemical that could make teeth "cavity proof" has been discovered. The chemical called "Keep 32," after the 32 teeth of the adult human, was designed by Chilean dentists.

Op-Ed: Melodrama filled with laughter & fun in Baker City, Oregon Special

Baker City - Theater is a language most of us can easily understand, whether it is a popular Hollywood action movie or a live stage production in your hometown.

Study: Sports drinks can rot kids' teeth in as little as 5 days

Sports and energy drinks are fueling a silent epidemic of irreversible tooth erosion among American adolescents, according to a new study.

Increase reported in young children with dental problems

Recent reports show that parents are often neglecting to care for their young children’s teeth. Taking 3-5 minutes out of the day to brush your child’s teeth can prevent painful encounters with the dentist early on.

Man who turned in $150,000 will be rewarded with new teeth

An unemployed carpenter in Illinois will receive a new set of teeth as a reward for being a good samaritan. This past summer, he turned in $150,000 to authorities after finding it in his garden.

92-year-old man's teeth save his life

An 92-year-old man in King County, Washington has shown the world that the elderly are capable of taking care of themselves just fine on their own in times of need.

Study: Regular teeth brushing may offset heart problems

Brushing your teeth could help offset the risk of heart disease, according to new research published today. But you shouldn’t neglect other factors that can lead to cardiovascular problems, say campaigners.

Residents: Somali Islamists Pull Teeth from 'Sinners'

Southern Somali residents are experiencing torture by al-Shabaab, an Islamist group, because they are wearing gold or silver teeth, locals claim.

Surgeons restore blind mans sight using one of his teeth

A blind man has seen his wife for the first time following revolutionary surgery which helped restore his sight using one of his teeth.

Snap On Teeth Dental Cosmetics

The newest item in dental news? Snap on teeth!They are fitted by a dentist, and last for five years. At first, they require getting used to...

Failing to brush your teeth properly increases heart attack risks

US researchers say two types of bacteria found in the mouth carry a great risk of heart attack. If teeth are not brushed properly the two types of bacteria thrive in the mouth.
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