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14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015


Prosthetic dentistry: Print your own teeth

Producing casts for false teeth and replacement crowns may soon be a thing of the past as scanning and 3D printing makes its way to the dentist's office, mechanical engineers say.

By July 14, 2011


Brighter brings dentistry discounts to Web

Jake Winebaum's newest company combines online resources and deals in oral health.

By May 20, 2011


Dentistry simulation android is all smiles

Japanese universities recently unveiled a dentistry simulator robot called Hanako. The android patient responds to dentistry students by talking, sneezing, or even gagging.

By March 30, 2010


Games meet dentistry with the PediSedate

Scariest kids' toy we've seen in a while is essentially a Game Boy modified to distract kids while they're pumped full of nitrous oxide to knock them unconscious for dental surgery.

By April 21, 2009


CNET Live: March 13, 2008

CNET Live: March 13, 2008 Molly and Brian talk DIY dentistry, Hulu haps, and explore the surprising 'Tech of the Irish.'

By March 20, 2008