Prosthetic teeth can be expensive and are not always suitable. A safe and quick alternative is the adhesive bridge. The prosthetic is glued to neighboring teeth.
The European Court of Justice ruled that the safety board which approved the products is not liable for ensuing health problems. Some 300,000 women were given the implants that contained cheap industrial silicon.
Researchers in Würzburg have developed a chewing gum that tastes bitter in mouths with too many bacteria. That could help people who have dental implants detect infections early on.
Accidents can happen suddenly, and a tooth can be chipped or broken off. Can it be saved? In some cases it can, under certain conditions.
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