Ambrosia Brody, Managing Editor
Ambrosia V. Brody has served as managing editor at Belmont Publications, inc. since 2016. With a breadth of experience in writing and developing editorial content, Brody is integral to the publication of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, Decisions in Dentistry, and the company’s digital and social media platforms. She holds a Master of Arts in Communications from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of La Verne.
Researchers at the University of Washington School of Dentistry have identified a third type of oral inflammatory phenotype that exhibits a delayed response to bacterial accumulation.
Cannabidiol May Have Potential Applications in Oral Ulcer Treatment
Research presented during the 99th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) highlights the therapeutic role cannabidiol (CBD) may eventually play in treating oral ulcers. According to the…
Artificial Mucins Hold Promise for New Medical and Dental Therapies
Investigators at the Danish National Research Foundation’s Copenhagen Center for Glycomics have developed a method to artificially produce the sugars found in mucus, known as mucins, which may lead to novel approaches to medical and dental…
Paper Connects the Dots on Systemic Diseases and Oral Health
A principal pathogen that drives periodontitis may be the root cause of other systemic diseases.
Novel Therapy May Relieve Temporomandibular Joint Pain
University of Connecticut scientists are studying medications called senolytics that are designed to target and kill damaged cells — called senescent cells — that cause inflammation and damage to surrounding healthy cells.
Tooth Loss Associated With Increased Cognitive Decline
Researchers at New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing have found a connection between tooth loss and increased cognitive impairment.
Can a Lozenge Rebuild Tooth Enamel and Whiten Teeth?
Imagine having access to a mint that rebuilds tooth enamel and whitens your teeth at the same time—without the possibility of painful side effects.
Cryoablation Therapy Freezes Breast Cancer Cells, Helps Patients Avoid Surgery
New clinical data from a study on cryoablation’s effects on small low-risk breast cancer tumors lend more support to the use of this minimally invasive treatment.
Wiki on Human Salivary Proteins Aids Diagnostic Testing
As detailed in an article appearing in the Journal of Dental Research, “The Human Salivary Proteome Wiki: A Community-Driven Research Platform,” a new public portal has been launched that provides access to a dynamic database on proteins…
North Carolina Dental Hygienists Spearhead Oral Health Initiative
A team of 21 frontline public dental hygienists working to address oral health inequalities across North Carolina has been instrumental in creating and implementing a state-wide plan that addresses the needs of their most vulnerable…