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An army of micro robots can wipe out dental plaque

A visit to the dentist typically involves a time consuming and sometimes unpleasant scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth. What if instead a dentist could deploy an army of tiny robots to precisely and non-invasively remove that build up? A team of engineers, dentists, and biologists from the University of Pennsylvania, USA […]

A link between oral care and substance abuse recovery

For those who struggle with substance use disorder, oral health often suffers greatly and thereby seriously damages interpersonal skills, while causing poor nutrition, increased oral and general infections and debilitating oral pain. A team of researchers at the University of Utah School of Dentistry, USA explored the effect of comprehensive oral care for a more […]