Periodontal disease associated with cardiovascular risk in large multicentre study
Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study reported April 9, 2014.
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:00:00 PDT
Oral thrush a common complication of HIV 'because of fungi'
Researchers found that people with HIV have less good fungi in their mouths to suppress bad fungi. This may explain why those with HIV frequently experience severe oral thrush.
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT
New shrinking gel steers tooth tissue formation
A bit of pressure from a new shrinking, sponge-like gel is all it takes to turn transplanted unspecialized cells into cells that lay down minerals and begin to form teeth.
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Isolating immune cells to study how they ward off oral diseases
Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Smokers' taste buds 'do not allow them to taste bitterness of coffee'
Smokers who enjoy drinking coffee may find that their ability to taste the bitterness of their morning beverage is impaired, researchers have found.
Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT