Dentistry News
July 28, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 12:03pm EDT

More Dentistry News
July 28, 2016

Home-Based Intervention Aims to Curb Childhood Tooth Decay and Obesity in the Bronx

July 11, 2016 — More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language barriers, unfamiliar with health resources, and burdened by poverty, ... read more

Overweight and Obesity Impact on Periodontitis

June 23, 2016 — Overweight and obesity have been associated with increased periodontitis risk. However, uncertainty persists regarding the causal relationship of such conditions. In this study, participants were ... read more

Development of Drugs for Local Treatment of Oral Conditions

June 23, 2016 — Several medications commonly prescribed for oral mucosal administration are actually intended for transdermal application. Many conditions affecting the oral mucosa require frequent or long-term ... read more

Effectiveness of SDF in Arresting Root Caries in Different Fluoridated Areas

June 23, 2016 — The objective of this research study was to compare the effectiveness of annual application of silver diammine fluoride (SDF) solution on arresting root caries in community-dwelling elders living in ... read more

Non-Inflammatory Destructive Periodontal Disease

Apr. 20, 2016 — A new case was studied in order to analyze features of the disease, and discuss the possible etiologic factors. The majority of all forms of periodontal diseases, are considered as ... read more

How Bioceramics Could Help Fight Gum Disease

Apr. 6, 2016 — The surface of silicon nitride has a lethal effect on the bacteria that commonly cause periodontitis. Now scientists are examining why this happens. Their findings could help inform future efforts to ... read more

The Science Behind Bodily Secretions

Apr. 5, 2016 — The secretion of fluids like saliva and digestive juices are important in countless activities that keep our bodies running day and night. When secretions are disrupted, diseases like dry mouth and ... read more

Is There a Link Between Oral Health and the Rate of Cognitive Decline?

Apr. 1, 2016 — Better oral hygiene and regular dental visits may play a role in slowing cognitive decline as people age, although evidence is not definitive enough to suggest that one causes the other. New findings ... read more

‘Concern’ Over GPs Prescribing ‘unnecessary’ Antibiotics for Toothache

Mar. 30, 2016 — Over half of all patients who visited their GP with a dental problem in the last 10 years were not offered a long-term treatment for their pain and were instead prescribed antibiotics, often ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — More than 20 species of macaques, the most widely distributed nonhuman primates in the world, socialize in lively troops and make frequent appearances on National Geographic documentaries. But, what ... read more

Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth

Mar. 29, 2016 — Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people's mouths, a new study has found. The researchers say their analysis is the most ... read more

Tooth Loss Increases the Risk of Diminished Cognitive Function

Mar. 23, 2016 — A team of researchers systematically assessed the association between oral health and cognitive function in adult populations, and found that there is an association between tooth loss and reduced ... read more

Adjunctive Minocycline Microspheres

Mar. 19, 2016 — The aim of this study was to compare the effects of adjunctive Minocycline HCl Microspheres (Arestin) with debridement alone on the levels of 40 subgingival bacterial species in the treatment of ... read more

Microbiome Associated With Severe Caries in Canadian First Nations Children

Mar. 18, 2016 — Researchers aimed to determine the caries-associated microbiome among Canadian First Nations children with severe early childhood caries ... read more

Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Pediatric Patients: EBD in the Era of EHR

Mar. 18, 2016 — The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the longevity of restorations in primary molars, based on dental claims data for children 0-14 years of age. Researchers identified specific ... read more

Dentistry: Evidence-Practice Gap for Sealant Application

Mar. 18, 2016 — In this study, the researchers aimed to examine dentist practice patterns regarding treatment recommendation of dental sealants and identify characteristics associated with this recommendation. The ... read more

Dentistry: New Biotechnology to Inhibit microRNA Activity and Novel Applications

Mar. 18, 2016 — A new plasmid-based microRNA inhibitor system (PMIS) effectively inhibits microRNA (miR) activity in cells and mice. In this study, researchers generated a novel RNA-based hairpin molecule carrying ... read more

Systemic Antibody Responses to Oral Bacteria With Aging

Mar. 17, 2016 — Substantial evidence has demonstrated that adaptive immune responses are affected by aging, specifically focused on "newly acquired" responses in naïve aged individuals. However, responses ... read more

Dentistry: Postponing Restorative Intervention of Occlusal Dentin Caries by Non-Invasive Sealing

Mar. 16, 2016 — In this study, researchers investigated the possibility of postponing restorative intervention of manifest occlusal caries in the young permanent dentition by non-invasive sealing. This prospective, ... read more

Link Between Gum Disease and Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

Mar. 10, 2016 — A new study has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer's Disease.Periodontitis or gum disease is common in older people ... read more

Monday, July 11, 2016
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Friday, April 1, 2016
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Monday, March 7, 2016
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Friday, January 8, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Monday, December 21, 2015
Friday, December 18, 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Friday, November 13, 2015
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Friday, October 30, 2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Monday, October 19, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Monday, September 14, 2015
Friday, September 11, 2015
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Friday, June 12, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Friday, June 5, 2015
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Tuesday, June 2, 2015