News tagged with tooth development

New method to age cattle from their teeth

Ageing animals from their teeth goes back to the time that man first started keeping animals. New research has applied modern statistical techniques to investigate the association between the stages of dentition ...

Jul 09, 2013
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Chew on this: 6 dental myths debunked

Brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups are standard for oral health care, but there are more health benefits to taking care of your pearly whites than most of us know. In a review article, a faculty member ...

Aug 05, 2010
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The formula for making teeth will soon be found

Each cusp of our teeth is regulated by genes which carefully control the development. A similar genetic puzzle also regulates the differentiation of our other organs and of all living organisms. A team of researchers at the ...

Mar 15, 2010
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Genes associated with early tooth development identified

Several genes affect tooth development in the first year of life, according to the findings of a study conducted at Imperial College London, the University of Bristol in the UK and the University of Oulu in Finland. The research, ...

Feb 26, 2010
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Biologists find gene network that gave rise to first tooth

A paper in this week's PLoS Biology reports that a common gene regulatory circuit controls the development of all dentitions, from the first teeth in the throats of jawless fishes that lived half a billion years ago, to the ...

Feb 10, 2009
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