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  1. 6 February 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dental care and healthcare are the same thing

    Victoria needs a greater focus on prevention and improved access to government-funded dental services, say University of Melbourne experts in a new book

  2. 26 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Towards the early detection of oral cancers

    New technology provides microscopic examination of the mouth for cancer, without the need for a surgical biopsy; clinical trial includes University of Melbourne

  3. 21 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stories teeth can tell

    Research led by the University of Melbourne describes a new approach for a more detailed understanding of life history by analysing the structure of our teeth.

  4. 13 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are you taking care of the microbes in your mouth?

    Our mouth microbes are important for our oral and overall health, but modern diets are causing problems finds a study including the University of Melbourne.

  5. 21 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Working together to close the gap on oral health

    Bachelor of Oral Health students are completing an immersion program in northeast Arnhem Land, as part of the University of Melbourne's commitment to the region

  6. 30 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The unexpected gift of bones

    The University of Melbourne's dental school is home to a very special collection of femurs, an important tool for researchers from a wide range of disciplines.

  7. 1 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brush your teeth! It could save your life

    Poor mouth hygiene can lead to bacteria and serious illness through the blood stream. University of Melbourne scientists are working with CSL on a vaccine.

  8. 29 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Smile like you mean it

    Orthodontic treatment is no longer for those awkward teen years as more and more adults choose to improve their oral health, say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 26 November 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why those sugar-free products damage your teeth

    Researchers have discovered that sugar-free drinks and lollies destroy tooth enamel in children and adults.

  10. 27 October 2015 - Under the Microscope

    How a thirst for knowledge led to a career among bones

    Dr Rita Hardiman started her journey when she was given a chemistry set aged 9, but she has found her passion studying anatomy at the University of Melbourne.