A study led by researchers at King’s College London has found soft drinks to be a common factor in obesity and tooth wear.
A research team at the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is working to develop antimicrobial peptides with the capacity to inhibit bacterial biofilm on dental implants.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11.7 million grant to Rutgers School of Dental Medicine to spearhead research with four other universities into the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as an alternative to opioids.
A new study published in Cardiovascular Research suggests people with periodontitis are more likely to have hypertension.
Children born to women who received high doses of vitamin D during pregnancy had a 50% lower risk of enamel defects in permanent dentition than those whose mothers received a standard dose, according to a report in JAMA Pediatrics.
A report in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry suggests a highly sensitive “sniff cam” may be able to identify and measure volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that indicate disease.
In a development that may have implications for treating periodontal disease, a team from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry has identified a protein that plays a key role in the autophagy process that can lead…
Periodontal diseases have long been defined as bacterial infections involving dental plaque made of polymicrobial communities. Current knowledge, however, suggests they are complex, multifactorial diseases whose signs and symptoms are…
A two-part study from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry in Vancouver, Canada, indicates individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) encounter difficulties accessing much-needed oral health care.