June, 2012

United Nations vs dental amalgam

Troy Williams of the ADIAThe ADIA's Troy Williams

In preparation for this week’s discussions organised by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to progress a globally binding treaty on the use of mercury, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has published a paper that reviews dental amalgam use, […]

American dentists attacked over cost of care

Empty dental chairUS dentistry—where have all the patients gone? One in three can't afford to come...

A report about the high cost of dental care aired on the PBS television network in the United States has been making news across the world after it revealed one in three Americans skip dental visits because they can’t afford […]

Pufferfish may hold key to new dental therapies

PufferfishHe's ugly, but his teeth are interesting.

New research focusing on tooth development in the deadly pufferfish could hold the key to why humans do not continually replace their teeth. The research shows that after the first generation of teeth the programme for continued tooth replacement modifies […]