A study by the National Institutes of Health and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia suggests a substrate of T cells may contribute to the inflammation and bone loss associated with periodontitis.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield in England examined the impact of a guideline change in prescribing antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent infective endocarditis in patients prior to undergoing invasive dental procedures.
Receiving oral health care before undergoing major cancer surgery may reduce a patient’s risk of complications, according to a Japanese retrospective cohort study.
A study led by the American Physiological Society reports routine oral care to treat periodontitis may help reduce inflammation and toxins in patients with liver cirrhosis.
Compared with the general population, patients at risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) demonstrate higher levels of periodontal bacteria before evidence of the chronic inflammatory joint disease presents itself.
A University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental Medicine) study has identified the Foxo1 protein as being key to angiogenesis (blood vessel formation), a process that’s crucial to wound healing.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London may have discovered a new way to produce materials capable of regenerating dental enamel.
Research presented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants’ (AAPA) 2018 conference in New Orleans notes that while physician assistants (PAs) are working to improve their knowledge of oral health issues and the oral-systemic link,…
University of Washington (UW) researchers have designed a natural biogenic agent that uses proteins to rebuild dental enamel and treat dental caries.
Alcohol consumption may also increase microbial populations linked to periodontal diseases, cardiovascular disease, and head and neck cancers.