Latest Enamel Stories
In a study that the authors describe as lending credence to the idiom, "by the skin of your teeth," scientists are reporting that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed.
Ancient human teeth are telling secrets that may relate to modern-day health: Some stressful events that occurred early in development are linked to shorter life spans.
The teeth of some apes are formed primarily to handle the most stressful times when food is scarce.
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- When making Halloween candy purchases, the Minnesota Dental Association warns that popular "sour candy" can trick teeth by causing permanent erosion of the dental enamel on the teeth.
Biologists at the University of California, Riverside report new evidence for evolutionary change recorded in both the fossil record and the genomes (or genetic blueprints) of living organisms, providing fresh support for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
It's been a mystery: how can our teeth withstand such an enormous amount of pressure, over many years, when tooth enamel is only about as strong as glass?
U.S. researchers say teeth lose some enamel hardness after using in-home teeth bleaching.
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