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Don’t worry. Your dentist probably won’t catch COVID-19.
Early on in the pandemic, there was worry that dental offices could be a source of infection for both patients and dentists.
Did Anyone Check To See Whether Flossing Actually Works?
Evidence for flossing's effectiveness isn't great
Scientists Can Tell Your Ethnicity From The Germs In Your Mouth
The type of oral bacteria a person carries is determined more by genetics than lifestyle, one study suggests.
Painless Protein Scaffold Lets Cavity-Ridden Teeth Re-Grow From the Inside Out
A new tooth-regenerating paste could reverse bacterial-induced tooth decay, sweeping dental drills into the dustbin of history. Hopefully. As your...
Video: Japanese Silicone-Skinned Dental Patient-Bot Flinches and Gags Just Like a Real Person, Only Much Creepier
Here’s one more reason to dread going to the dentist — you could run into this super-creepy patient-bot. Showa Hanako...
New Hormone Gel Could Regenerate Teeth in Place, Making Drilled Cavities Obsolete
Scientists must really dread the dentist — they’re always coming up with new solutions to help people avoid that cursed...