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.
Aged garlic extract (AGE) may play a role in the treatment of gingivitis, according to researchers at Jerusalem Hebrew University’s Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Israel.
In collaboration with a team from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Fontinos Panagakos, DMD, PhD, associate dean of research at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Dentistry in Morgantown, is studying…
A Queen’s University Belfast study has found a link between poor oral health and increased risk of liver cancer.
A new study has found US dentists are more likely to prescribe opioids than their British counterparts. According to researchers, American dentists wrote 37 times as many opioid prescriptions as British dentists in 2016—1.4 million vs…