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 research team at the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in Los Angeles is working to develop antimicrobial peptides with the capacity to inhibit bacterial biofilm on dental implants.
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 new study published in Cardiovascular Research suggests people with periodontitis are more likely to have hypertension.
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.
In a development that may have implications for treating periodontal diseases, a team from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry has identified a protein that plays a key role in the initiation of the autophagy…
A report in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry suggests a highly sensitive “sniff cam” may be able to identify and measure volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that indicate disease.
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.
A two-part study from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry in Vancouver, Canada, indicates individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) encounter difficulties accessing much-needed oral health care.