An endangered narwhal’s tooth infection could save the whale’s life

The narwhals are facing a critical threat: tooth erosion.The animals’ tuskless bodies, like their tusks, have long served as a warning of what could happen if their tusk breaks off.Researchers recently found that a virus known as the coronavirus could be making its way into their tussocks, leaving them vulnerable to a potentially fatal infection.This could affect the narwhala’s ability […]

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‘A cat tooth abscession has gone viral’: Study

The study showed that in India, the average age of first tooth absolutions has risen to 40 years and that the prevalence of tooth enamel loss was increasing, suggesting that it could be due to dental diseases or underlying conditions.However, the study also said that the incidence of tooth loss had increased, with up to three-quarters of people having tooth […]

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How to prevent tooth infections by putting a spoonful of toothpaste into your mouth

Posted June 09, 2019 05:31:50 A new study finds that a spoon of toothpastes can reduce the risk of tooth infections, even if they are stored in the mouth and swallowed.The research, published today in the journal PLoS One, found that the toothpaste reduces the risk for infection by more than 95% when compared to a placebo.In fact, it had […]

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