dental for children

Genes not to blame for toothaches
Genes not to blame for toothaches (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers, including those from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), for the first time have looked into the role genes and environment on play in the composition of the oral microbiome and its role in the formation of tooth decay ... Read More »

Links between childhood diet, tooth decay and obesity
Links between childhood diet, tooth decay and obesity (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dr Narendar Manohar from Western Sydney University, will conduct an important study which aims to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged Australian families. Dr Manohar says existing evidence clearly indicates that children from low socio-economic backgrounds are most vulnerable ... Read More »

Bush kids’ oral health in question
Bush kids’ oral health in question (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of the state. The team from JCU’s Anton Breinl Research Centre for Health Systems ... Read More »

Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay?
Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides compelling evidence that children acquire Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium most frequently associated with dental caries, from intra- and extra-familial sources besides their mother. Children typically have more than one strain (i.e., ... Read More »

One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay
One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Results of a national oral health survey led by the University of Adelaide show that a quarter of all Australian children aged 10 and under has untreated tooth decay. The National Child Oral Health Survey 2012-2014 is the first population-based ... Read More »

Sugar-free drinks and lollies are bad news for teeth say dentists
Sugar-free drinks and lollies are bad news for teeth say dentists (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Scientists at the University of Melbourne’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre have warned about the damage sugar-free drinks can do to tooth enamel. Researchers in the Centre tested 23 different types of drink, including soft drinks and sports drinks, and ... Read More »

Benefits of fluoride to children’s teeth
Benefits of fluoride to children’s teeth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study showing that tooth decay in Logan-Beaudesert children has dropped 19% since the introduction of fluoridation has been backed by the Australian Dental Association of Queensland (ADAQ). The University of Queensland School of Dentistry study, led by Emeritus Professor ... Read More »

Teeth Tales tells a story
Teeth Tales tells a story (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A project looking at the oral health of children from migrant backgrounds found there are many significant barriers for parents accessing mainstream dental services and oral health information. Teeth Tales is a community-based child oral health project for Australian families ... Read More »

Warning to parents on high acidity drinks
Warning to parents on high acidity drinks (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. For ... Read More »

Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once In Early Adolescence
Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once In Early Adolescence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children with prominent front teeth, colloquially known as buck teeth, often require orthodontic work to straighten their teeth and improve both their bite and appearance. This can be done in one stage during early adolescence (age 10 to 16) or ... Read More »

 
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