SÃO PAULO, Brazil, USA, February 18, 2014 - Periodontal disease is very common worldwide and affects people at all socioeconomic levels.


DIAMANTINA, Brazil: New research from Brazil has suggested that perinatal factors, such as breastfeeding, are closely associated with the development of tooth enamel defects in children.


According to new research, individuals with dental abnormalities may face a higher risk of developing cancer. The study was conducted by a team from the University of Pittsburgh and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. The results were published online on Nov. 20 in the Journal of Dental Research ahead of print.