Shifts in the composition of the oral microbiome may be promoters or causes of oral cancer
Each year, approximately 22,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer. The five-year survival rate of 40% in the U.S.
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Treatment outcomes for preventive oral health services delivered to young children by non-dental primary care providers
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled "Preventive Services by Medical and Dental Providers and Treatment Outcomes.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers use lasers to coax teeth into repairing themselves
Non-invasive lasers are set to transform dental treatment as a study showing how they can coax stem cells to regenerate tooth tissue lays the foundation for a host of applications.
Publ.Date : Thu, 29 May 2014 08:00:00 PDT
Athletes' risk of concussion reduced by custom-made mouthguards
When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child's risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store.
Publ.Date : Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Oral bacteria may cause heart disease
A University of Florida study shows that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease - a discovery that could change the way heart disease is diagnosed and treated.
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 May 2014 01:00:00 PDT