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Dental Care

You asked: What qualifies as a dental emergency?

March 12, 2018
From mild gum pain to serious infections and traumatic events, there's a spectrum of urgency

A one-stop clinic for all health care needs, including dentistry

February 7, 2017
How dental students are gaining interprofessional experience while aiding the underserved

Meeting Texas’ dental care needs, today and tomorrow

November 1, 2016
How the Texas A&M College of Dentistry is helping close the dental health care gap

Wisdom Teeth: What to expect after the extraction

October 11, 2016
You have questions? We have wisdom

The future of dentistry

June 2, 2016
What will dental care look like over the next several years and decades?

Applying technology from aerospace engineering to the human jaw

January 4, 2016

Ritesh Bhattacharjee was working as a dental oncologist in India when he met Raktim Bhattacharya, Ph.D., a Texas A&M associate professor in aerospace, electrical and computer engineering at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. In the course of their conversation, they discussed lockjaw—the inability to open the mouth widely—that resulted from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

Is your dentist finding more than just cavities?

August 20, 2015

A quick glance in the mouth and your dentist can spot a plethora of bad habits, like opening bobby pins with your teeth or chewing ice. But did you know they can also see more serious health issues that may be lurking elsewhere in the body?

Back to school: How to encourage healthy dental habits away from home

July 29, 2015

School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Whether it’s their first year at school or they’re already climbing the ranks, you want to ensure they are making healthy choices when it comes to lunch. However, one aspect you may not have considered when it comes to lunch options is dental health.

Does gum cure bad breath?

July 7, 2015

Whether it is your morning coffee or garlic bread at lunch, one way or another, you might find yourself seeking a quick fix for bad breath more often than not. Your inclination may be to reach for gum, but Cherri L. Kading, assistant professor and clinic coordinator at Texas A&M Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, explains that may not always be the best option.