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.
Individuals may be predisposed to caries and periodontitis if they carry genes with connections to these oral diseases, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
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…
Broaching the subject of childhood obesity with a patient can be difficult as it is a sensitive topic. Because oral health professionals are in a unique position to provide patients with screening and education on this issue, having a firm…
A Queen’s University Belfast study has found a link between poor oral health and increased risk of liver cancer.
A study published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy details how starving Candida albicans of iron can potentially prevent drug-resistant infections.
Dentists are writing too many antibiotic prescriptions before dental procedures—approximately 80.9%, to be exact—for patients who do not need them, according to a University of Illinois (UIC) College of Pharmacy study.
Oral health professionals in Ontario, Canada are detecting more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before, according to an 11-year study led by University of Toronto researchers.