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Get Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Get Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One dental milestone is the appearance of your wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the third molars that commonly come in around the ages of 17 to 21. These extra molars can be beneficial for chewing when they’re healthy and they come in at the right position, …

Tooth Fairy | Lele Pons

Tooth Fairy | Lele Pons

>>TOOTH FAIRY: Every year, people all around the world celebrate magical figures. In December, we celebrate Santa Claus. On Valentines Day, we celebrate Cupid. On Saint Patricks Day, we celebrate a Leprechaun. And during Easter, we celebrate the Easter bunny. And last but not least, there’s one member of the group that no one gives …

High-performance materials inspired by tooth enamel

High-performance materials inspired by tooth enamel

Enamel, the non-living outer coating of teeth, was the model for a rigid and durable new material developed by Michigan Engineering researchers. Consider the computer chips that run autopilot on a passenger jet. Or the electronics driving our ever more intelligent cars. Both need to be made out of strong, rigid materials. But in order …