News tagged with dentistry

OJ worse for teeth than whitening, researchers say

With the increasing popularity of whitening one's teeth, researchers at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, part of the University of Rochester Medical Center, set out to learn if there are negative effects on the tooth ...

Jun 30, 2009
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A 3-D printout for your health

The field of 3-D printing technology is revolutionizing industries across the spectrum, from the arts to electronics. We asked Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, to explain how ...

Jun 10, 2013
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Nanocrystals make dentures shine

German chemists succeeded in producing a new kind of glass-ceramic with a nanocrystalline structure, which seems to be well suited to be used in dentistry due to their high strength and its optical characteristics. ...

Jan 05, 2012
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Home tooth bleaching slightly reduces enamel strength

New research shows that human teeth lost some enamel hardness after the application of several different products used in the home to whiten teeth. The study suggests that future generations of such products might be reformulated ...

Apr 14, 2009
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