Dentists have developed all sorts of ways over the years to correct and repair teeth that are decayed, degraded, and incorrectly positioned. The nerves may be removed from dead teeth, and broken teeth are capped or crowned.
Sealants and fluoride help protect against the formation of cavities, or dental caries, in hard-to-reach areas that are often missed by brushing.
Yes, there is a lot that the dentist can do to keep your teeth looking and feeling good. But almost every treatment relies on introducing a foreign substance into your mouth. It is not supposed to be possible to regrow teeth, yet new research indicates that it may just be.
From strategies to boost the strength of the teeth you’ve got, to the possibility of regrowing an entire tooth, we’ll tell you the “tooth” about some intriguing developments in oral health. Here’s how you could regrow damaged teeth.