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  • Breakthrough for tomorrow’s dentistry

    Teeth develop through a complex process in which soft tissue, with connective tissue, nerves and blood vessels, are bonded with three different types of hard tissue into a functional body part. As an explanatory model for this process, scientists often use the mouse incisor, which grows continuou...
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  • Polymers prevent potentially hazardous mist during dentist visit

    During a pandemic, the problem of aerosolized saliva droplets at a dentist’s office is acute Polymers prevent potentially hazardous mist during dentist visit During a pandemic, the problem of aerosolized saliva droplets at a dentist’s office is acute In a paper published this week in ...
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  • Cavities: What are They and How Do We Prevent Them?

    Cavities: What are They and How Do We Prevent Them?

    By Caitlin Rosemann A.T. Still University – Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health Did you know tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body?  Enamel is the protective outer layer of our teeth. Bacteria in our mouths use the sugar we eat to make acids which can wear away t...
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