Dental Lasers: The Future is Now

When lasers were invented in the 1960s, innovators around the world began dreaming up different ways they could use the technology to improve our way of life. Now, almost six decades later, scientists could be on the cusp of transforming the dental industry as we know it, according to a recent article from Medical Xpress. Not only can today’s lasers … Read More

Tooth Decay and the Role of Genetics

Have you ever heard that you got your “bad teeth” from your mom/dad/aunt/great-great-great grandfather/etc? According to a recent Medical News Today article, the oral bacteria found in your mouth when you are very young is in fact influenced by your genetic background. But a recent study has found that as we age, the heritable factor wanes and non-heritable influences, like … Read More