Study: Cause of periodontitis related to type 2 diabetes
August 1, 2014 -- Modulating the responses of B cells in blood cells may effectively treat or prevent the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and periodontitis simultaneously, according to a new study in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.
ADA announces Ahlstrom new investigator award
July 31, 2014 -- The ADA has introduced the Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award for Dental Informatics Research to encourage an interest in dental informatics standards among dental students, new dentists, and dentists pursuing postdoctoral studies.
Va. MOM anniversary project serves 1,300 patients
July 30, 2014 -- The Virginia Dental Association's recent 15th Mission of Mercy (MOM) project provided free preventive, restorative, and surgical dental treatments valued at $1.4 million for nearly 1,300 adults and children.