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…
Children who experience trauma early in life may be at greater risk for tooth loss later in life, according to a University of Michigan (U-M) study.
Warning patients of their risks of periodontal diseases may improve their oral hygiene, according to a study published in the Journal of Periodontology.
A paper published in Pediatrics has found genetic makeup does not predispose individuals to dental caries.
Frequent flossing and regular dental visits may be linked to a reduced risk of oral cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Atlanta.
Patients who switched to a plant-based, whole food diet experienced a reduction in gingivitis, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
Recent research discovered that differences in the number of certain bacteria found on the tongue may be indicative of early pancreatic cancers.
United States Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, recently acknowledged that his efforts to convince e-cigarette companies to voluntarily stop marketing to youth have not been successful.
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.