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tooth decay

Conventional fillings are more effective than sealing decay into teeth

Studies reveal that fillings not best option for treating tooth decay in children.

29 Nov 2019 9:48 AM

Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

Some dentists also said the most effective way to prevent cavities is simply to reduce sugars in the diet.

08 Aug 2018 4:30 PM

New material can help tooth enamel regenerate

This structural organisation is critical for the outstanding physical properties exhibited by natural dental enamel.

03 Jun 2018 3:37 PM

Here's the dangers of drinking raw water

WHO reports the consumption of contaminated water is the cause of half a million diarrhoea deaths annually.

05 Jan 2018 2:11 PM

Poor oral health ups frailty risk in older men

Frailty is the medical term for becoming more vulnerable to declining health or the inability to perform the activities of daily living.

05 Jan 2018 9:56 AM


A Chinese herb may help fight tooth decay, says study

Galla Chinensis revealed to inhibit acid production of caries-associated bacteria as well as make teeth more resistant to acidic attack.

18 Nov 2017 8:30 AM

Certain medications can give older people dry mouth

Read on to find out more.

30 Oct 2017 9:00 AM

Find out if you have a healthy smile

From brushing after every meal to flossing daily and using mouthwash, dentists list ways to keep dental hygiene intact.

05 Aug 2017 10:33 AM

Consuming grapes can help prevent tooth decay

A natural compound found in grapes can strengthen teeth and boost the strength of fillings

12 Jun 2017 5:01 PM

What the tongue tells

Your tongue is a reflection of your digestive system, metabolic condition and the overall state of your body.

20 Feb 2017 12:50 AM