Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Mental health symptoms linked to risk of oral diseases
Providers may expect higher levels of oral disease among patients with adverse mental health conditions.
March 30, 2023
Study reveals important cellular activity in the gingiva
Researchers at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, have shed light on biological activity related to gingiva fibroblasts, cells that help produce fibers that hold our teeth in place, according to a news release issued by the university.
March 15, 2023
Diabetes, tooth loss worsen cognitive decline
People who have both diabetes and tooth loss are at risk of a worse and faster cognitive decline as they age, according to a study published on March 12 in the
Journal of Dental Research
March 14, 2023
Study finds link between periodontitis, arthritis
A team of researchers has reported a link between periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups, furthering research that could lead to therapies for the two conditions, according to a study published in
Science Translational Medicine
March 13, 2023
Is gum disease linked to atrial fibrillation?
Researchers at Newcastle Dental Hospital in Tyne, England, will check patients to see if there is a link between gum disease and a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to ITV News.
March 8, 2023
How to replicate a natural smile with a digital workflow
By combining a digital workflow and shell technique, CAD/CAM restorations can be created with the form and texture of natural teeth, resulting in an authentic-looking smile, according to a case report published in the
Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
March 6, 2023
Manuka honey may have sweet effect on implant bone healing
Soaking collagen scaffolds in manuka honey could increase their ability to produce minerals and promote osteogenesis, yet the scaffolds offer little resistance to bacterial infection, according to researchers.
February 28, 2023
Study to explore links between chewing, gum disease, and aging
Researchers from Marquette University in Milwaukee will study how aging and periodontal disease affect the connective tissue that absorbs the pressure of chewing.
February 27, 2023
Oral bacteria may increase heart disease risk
Infection with a common bacteria linked with periodontal disease, oral cancers, and bad breath may cause a slight increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published on February 14 in
February 22, 2023
Dencept acquires, relaunches Beckmer Products' devices
Dental solutions provider Dencept Dental has acquired the licensing, manufacturing, and distribution rights for Beckmer Products' portfolio of dental tools.
February 21, 2023
Researchers develop cytokine score for gum inflammation
A new scoring method based on cytokine levels in saliva could help dentists determine how well patients respond to treatments for gum disease, according to researchers at the New York University College of Dentistry.
February 20, 2023
17th century aristocrat perfected smile with gold wires
Archaeologists used imaging to discover how a 17th century aristocratic woman stabilized her loose teeth using gold wires -- a solution that, although innovative at the time, likely made her condition worse, according to a report published on February 6 by
February 6, 2023
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