Home > Lifestyle > Oral health > News News All sections in Oral Health » A Dentist Visit » About Oral Health » Bad Breath » Caring for your Teeth » Common Problems » Cosmetic Procedures » Dental First Aid » Diet and Teeth » Health Tips » Kids' Teeth » Oral Health and » Oral Health News Alligator study may help regrow lost teeth Researching the way alligators continually make new teeth to replace the ones they lose could help people replace missing teeth. Follow us on Twitter » Like us on Facebook » Read Health24 blogs » Ask the Dental expert » 15 things you didn't know about the tongue How to brush your teeth Can the growth of wisdom teeth be stopped? Giving dental anaesthesia to young children may interrupt the development of their wisdom teeth, a new study has found. Survey shows SA dentists increasingly concerned about future of profession in the country South African dentists are becoming increasingly concerned about the future of their profession in the country and their ability to earn an income that keeps up with inflation. Dental bib clips full of bacteria Researchers found that a significant proportion of dental bib clips harboured bacteria from the patient, dental clinician and the environment even after the clips had undergone standard disinfection procedures in a hygiene clinic. Early dental care can help keep kids smiling for years Parents are urged to make brushing, flossing and visiting dentist a regular habit. Gingivitis manipulates immune system New research shows how the bacteria known for causing gum disease manipulates the body's immune system to disable normal processes that would otherwise destroy it. Fear of the dentist is passed on to children A new study confirms the emotional transmission of dentist fear among family members and analyses the different roles that mothers and fathers might play. “ Latest comment on Health24 James Smythe says... Quite frankly any prosecuting body which brings 192 charges and fails to get a conviction of almost all of them, needs to be closely examined - and probably closed down! Brown and the missing millions ” Ancient teeth bacteria record disease evolution DNA preserved in calcified bacteria on the teeth of ancient human skeletons has shed light on the health consequences of the evolving diet and behaviour from the Stone Age to the modern day. The tales teeth tell Tooth development and weaning in chimpanzees not as closely related as once thought, researchers say. Inflamed gums tied to erection problems Men in their thirties who had inflamed gums caused by severe periodontal disease were three times more likely to suffer from erection problems, according to a study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.