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Bulimia is an illness characterized by the cycle of binging on food, guilty feelings and resultant purging (vomiting or laxative abuse) to counteract the previous binge. It is much more common in yo...
Mouth breathing during sleep is linked to a more acidic oral environment that may promote tooth enamel erosion and caries, new University of Otago research suggests.
Avila Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel D.D.S. has recently released a report on the impact cutting sugary drinks has on dental health. http://perrypateldds.com/ Avila Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) February 25, 2...
Compared with breathing through the nose, breathing through the mouth while asleep increases saliva acidity and may contribute to tooth erosion and decay, say researchers.
Fluorapatite, a phosphate mineral that helps prevent decay in tooth enamel, grows on a protein-coated substrate in this artificially colored micrograph.
There are many circumstances that can cause discolored teeth. Most of the time, the stains are "extrinsic," affecting the tooth enamel alone, and can be corrected.
This week, Pismo Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel released a report on how to prevent tooth decay. (PRWEB) May 03, 2016 This week, premiere Pismo Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel released a report on how t...
An assessment of rivers in the US suggests that although there is a relationship between increased flood size and erosion, the effect is most pronounced for moderate floods. Understanding the effects ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people suffer from cracks, chips or stains on the front teeth. While most stains can be cured with tooth whitening, some are permanent and c...
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of erosion on direct tooth-coloured restorations and adjacent enamel/dentine under low and normal simulated salivary flow rates.
The distribution of dental tissues in mammalian herbivores can be very different from taxon to taxon. While grazers tend to have more elaborated and complexly folded enamel ridges, browsers have less ...
Mouthrinsing with antacids, following erosive episodes, have been suggested as a preventative strategy to minimize tooth surface loss due to their neutralizing effect. The purpose of this in situ stud...
This study aimed to examine the surface characteristics of erosive enamel in extracted human teeth by scanning electron microscopy. Morphologic changes in naturally eroded enamel depend on the stages ...
Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is an inherited metabolic disorder that can affect the tooth structure leading to defects. Synchrotron X-ray diffraction being a state of the art technique has been used to...