Scientists elucidate genes needed for the unusual lifestyle of miniscule bacteria that live on the surface of larger bacteria.
The advance is seen as a critical first step toward novel treatments to repair and regenerate teeth.
Brushing and toothpaste can't dispel cavity-causing bacteria, despite advertising claims going back more than 100 years.
The nation's death rate jumped after 2010, in particular among the old and very young. Several UW researchers contributed to the new study.
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The UW School of Dentistry was recently recognized by Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings as among the leading dental schools in the United States and the world.
A smile can be a work of art. So it’s not surprising that orthodontists in training can use their skills and materials to devise other beautiful creations.
The University of Washington School of Dentistry has received a top U.S. award in dental education for its program to improve access to dental care in rural and underserved Washington state.
The UW School of Dentistry was rated No. 5 in the United States and No.