Cancer patients experiencing xerostomia may benefit from acupuncture treatment during the radiation stages of therapy.
A systematic review and meta-analysis suggest better-conducted longitudinal studies are needed to establish a possible causal link between metabolic syndrome and tooth loss.
Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, new research suggests a system-based approach is needed to improve oral health outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
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.