Chewing Gum May Trap as Much Oral Bacteria as Flossing

A new study by Wrigley may have you chewing gum again!  Read on for the details and thank you for visiting us at Cumberland Endodontics. Chewing gum has been associated with oral benefits such as fighting caries and increasing salivary flow. Now a new study has found that it can remove bacteria from the oral…

Tooth Loss Has Declined, But With Socioeconomic Disparities

Though tooth loss has declined over the last 50 years, it has not declined equally across socioeconomic groups. Read on to learn more, and thanks for visiting Cumberland Endodontics.  Although there has been a steep decline in tooth loss, study finds an increase in socioeconomic disparities. The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have…

Tooth Plaque Provides Unique Insights Into Our Prehistoric Ancestors’ Diet

Teeth are absolutely amazing! Even over an extremely long period of time, they can hold valuable information. Read on to learn more, and thanks for visiting Cumberland Endodontics.  An international team of researchers has found new evidence that our prehistoric ancestors had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture. By extracting…

Adult Stem Cells Could Treat Tooth Loss

Growing new teeth could become a possibility in the future. Read on to learn more about where current research is headed. Thanks for visiting Cumberland Endodontics.  Pioneering techniques aiming to grow new teeth from a patient’s own stem cells will be on display at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition which opens to the public on 1…