A University of Bristol study assessed how much xylitol is released in medicated chewing gum by using a robot to replicate human chewing motion. This development may provide opportunities to refine drug release from gum via this delivery…
Two University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) projects have received funding from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to continue studies of hydrogel therapies. The teams hope the projects will lead to…
Using advanced microscopy and chemical detection techniques, research supported in part by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has revealed the atomic makeup of human tooth enamel.
Researchers in the United Kingdom suggest there may be a connection between SARS-CoV-2 infections and the microbial load in the oral cavity
A new treatment for individuals with leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 (LAD1) may also be beneficial for patients with Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome, a genetic disorder associated with periodontitis.
Led by Regenstrief Institute research scientist Thankam Thyvalikakath, DMD, PhD, an associate professor and director of the dental informatics core at Indiana University School of Dentistry, the largest study to date of electronic dental…
A study led by Scottish researchers has found early exposure to sweet tastes predicts similar food preferences (ie, eating behaviors) later in life, and is also associated with higher caries rates and childhood obesity.
Community water fluoridation is not linked with an increased risk of osteosarcoma, according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research.
Researchers at the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence, Tampere University Hospital, Planmeca Oy, and the Alan Turing Institute are using artificial intelligence (AI) to accurately identify the location of mandibular canals.