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Tooth Decay

Seeking answers from the past

November 20, 2018
What can 10,000-year-old skeletal collections reveal about life and health in Asia through the centuries? Quite a bit, actually

Infographic: Most common dental problems

May 5, 2017
Learn how to avoid them

Chug, don’t sip? The impact of liquid diets on your teeth

February 12, 2016
Keeping the mouth awash in certain liquids can be harmful

Dental school dean speaks out on hot topic in Dallas: water fluoridation

January 29, 2015

Each time the debate surrounding community water fluoridation surfaces, faculty and alumni of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry take measures to ensure the oral health of the Dallas community. The dental school dean, Dr. Lawrence Wolinsky, offered his input during the Jan. 28 council meeting, and in this essay, he shares more on this important public health issue.

TAMBCD reducing tooth decay one sealant at a time

December 11, 2014

Dental sealants have been compared to vaccinations because they guard against a common dental culprit known as a cavity. Because the cost of placing dental sealants is much less than treating tooth decay once it develops, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry provides extensive dental sealant outreach initiatives to ensure children receive this layer of protection.

Dental student research trio prevails

April 14, 2014

Second-year dental students Heena Gupta, Ines Quintanilla and Trang Huynh — now dubbed the “three musketeers”— overcame more than a few obstacles to research a new method for preventing tooth decay.