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Genetics and Caries Risk

Although caries risk assessments evaluate an individual’s caries experience, they tend not to assess the individual’s family history of caries to determine if heritability is contributing to the disease.

NIH Awards UAB School of Dentistry $22.4M

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry has been awarded a seven-year, $22.4 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to continue leading the National Practice-Based…

Screening for Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition receiving escalated attention due to its associated dangers that range from systemic diseases to fatigue-related accidents.

Transmucosal Drug Delivery

Transmucosal delivery offers several advantages over conventional oral drug delivery, such as avoiding harsh acids and enzymes encountered during digestion.