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Adibi earns American Academy of Oral Medicine Fellowship
Shawn S. Adibi, D.D.S., M.Ed., of the UTHealth School of Dentistry has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Oral Medicine. (2014-06-03)
2004 Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology Award to Haas
Dr. Daniel Haas, Professor of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, has been named 2004 recipient of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxicology Research Award, presented today during the Opening Ceremonies of the 82nd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening at the Hawaii Convention Center. (2004-03-10)
Mercury In Dental Fillings Does Not Appear To Cause Alzheimer's Disease
Mercury used in dental fillings does not appear to cause Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study by University of Kentucky researchers. (1999-02-08)
Atchison receives Behavioral, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Award
Dr. Kathryn Atchison is the recipient of the 2008 Behavioral, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Award, which will be presented by the International Association for Dental Research at its 86th General Session & Exhibition in Toronto, ON, Canada on July 2, 2008. (2008-06-25)
National awards success for Plymouth dental researchers
Dental researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry have come away with a raft of awards following this year's general meeting of the British Society of Oral and Dental Research. (2015-10-01)
USC School of Dentistry researchers uncover link between osteoporosis drugs and jaw infection
A group of University of Southern California School of Dentistry researchers says it has identified the slimy culprits killing the jawbones of some people taking drugs that treat osteoporosis. (2008-04-29)
Many people with missing teeth don't need dentures
The latest research from the University of Adelaide challenges current thinking on whether many people with tooth loss really need dentures. (2014-12-01)
Further evidence found against ancient 'killer walrus' theory
An Otago-led team of scientists using techniques from the field of dentistry is shedding new light on the evolution of walruses, fur seals and sea lions. (2016-05-09)
New dentistry program to be introduced by Kazan University
New methods of treatment and complication prevention with the use of technological advancements will be added to the curriculum. (2016-12-15)
NYU Dentistry awarded $1.3M HRSA grant to expand dental access for underserved populations
Courtney H. Chinn, DDS, MPH, clinical associate professor of pediatric dentistry and director of the postgraduate program in pediatric dentistry at the NYU College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), has received a five-year, $1.3 million award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish Growing Faculty Success in Community-based Educational Settings (Growing Success). (2016-11-03)
Neutrophil and cancer cell 'crosstalk' underlies oral cancer metastasis
An abnormal immune response or 'feedback loop' could very well be the underlying cause of metastases in oral cancers, according to Dr. (2015-08-06)
Tea fights bad breath
Compounds found in tea can stop the growth of bacteria that cause bad breath, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (2003-05-20)
New technology set to 'revolutionize' the identification of disaster victims
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have created new software which will enable experts to be better equipped to assess people's teeth and accurately estimate their age. (2012-06-13)
Dental double for Plymouth researcher
Svetislav Zaric, Associate Professor in Biomedical Science at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, has been awarded two prestigious dental research accolades. (2013-09-12)
Protein Adseverin identified as key factor driving bone loss in osteoinflammatory disease
More common than arthritis, gum disease (periodontitis), an osteoimmune disease, affects millions of North Americans each year, and leads to bone loss. (2015-04-22)
USC dentist links Fosomax-type drugs to jaw necrosis
Researchers at the University Of Southern California, School Of Dentistry, release results of clinical data that links oral bisphosphonates to increased jaw necrosis. (2009-01-01)
$2.1 million AIHS Chair awarded to University of Alberta researcher
Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions and the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry are pleased to announce the awarding of the AIHS Translational Health Chair in Cardio-Oncology to University of Alberta alumnus Gopinath Sutendra, PhD. (2016-04-07)
Drug Treatments For Asthma May Cause Erosive Tooth Damage
Elizabeth O'Sullivan and Martin Curzon from the Department of Paediatric Dentistry at Leeds Dental Institute warn that drug treatments for asthma, in a powdered form, may be causing tooth erosion in children. (1998-09-18)
Asthma and cavities both common in kids but not linked
There is no apparent link between asthma and tooth decay, according to a study published in the September 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. (2010-09-16)
2005 Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award
Dr. Hannu Hausen, University of Oulu, Finland, has been named the 2005 recipient of the Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award, presented by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening today for its 83rd General Session. (2005-03-09)
Rogue gene hijacks stem cells to jumpstart human cancer
A gene thought to be responsible for initiating human cancer has been identified by researchers at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. (2010-11-09)
Funding to improve cancer survival rates
A team of researchers from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry are part of a wider group of researchers from leading institutions that will implement a £4.7 million ($10.5 million) Policy Research Unit dedicated to achieving early cancer screening and diagnosis. (2011-01-12)
Cutting with light
Until recently, the use of lasers in the dental office was marginalized because of the cost of the equipment and its limited use. (2003-09-03)
UCLA School of Dentistry gets $5M from NIH to train future leaders in oral health research
The UCLA School of Dentistry receives a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH), which will allow the school to continue its pioneering efforts by creating a comprehensive research training program to help cultivate the next generation of dentist-scientists and oral health researchers. (2012-07-02)
Study: Sports drink consumption can cause tooth erosion
While sipping on sports drinks all day may provide an energy boost, this popular practice is also exposing people to levels of acid that can cause tooth erosion and hypersensitivity, NYU dental researchers have found. (2009-04-03)
Rare genetic disorder provides clues to development of the pancreas
A rare genetic disorder has given researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, a surprising insight into how the pancreas develops. (2011-12-12)
2004 Research in Prosthodontics/Implants Award to Nishimura
The 2004 Research in Prosthodontics and Implants Award will be presented to Professor Ichiro Nishimura of the Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials, and Hospital Dentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, USA. (2004-03-10)
Cat dentals fill you with dread?
A survey published this year found that over 50 percent of final year veterinary students in the UK do not feel confident either in discussing orodental problems with clients or in performing a detailed examination of the oral cavity of their small animal patients. (2014-10-24)
Viral complementation allows HIV-1 replication without integration, NYU Dental research shows
Weak HIV viruses piggyback onto stronger ones, raising the possibility that the human body may harbor many more HIV viruses capable of replicating and contributing to the development of AIDS than previously thought, a New York University College of Dentistry AIDS research team has found. (2008-07-08)
Removing gaps depends on overall health
According to a recent report in the November/December issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal, the success or failure of an implant relies on a number of factors, including the quality of the patient's overall health. (2006-01-09)
Tooth loss, dementia may be linked, JADA study suggests
Tooth loss may predict the development of dementia late in life, according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. (2007-10-10)
Dr. Hujoel receives IADR Behavioral, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Award
Dr. Philippe Hujoel, professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, is the recipient of the 2009 Behavioral, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Award, which will be presented by the International Association for Dental Research at its 87th General Session & Exhibition in Miami, Fla., on April 1, 2009. (2009-03-17)
Dental Care And Family Income
Economic barriers keep more African Americans away from the dentist for routine care than whites, a new U-M study shows. (1999-03-01)
14 US Army dentists recognized for outstanding achievement
At the annual meetings of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists, 14 US Army dentists were inducted as new Fellows of these honorary dental organizations, in recognition of their professional achievement and service to the dental profession. (2012-11-07)
UCLA Dentistry discovers cellular signals between pancreatic cancer tumors and saliva
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. (2013-10-08)
Polverini to receive IADR Oral Medicine and Pathology Award
Dr. Peter Polverini, Professor and Dean of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (Ann Arbor), has been named the 2006 recipient of the Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award, conferred by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening here today for its 84th General Session. (2006-06-28)
Building better bones and tissue in the lab
Tissue engineering holds great promise for the treatment of conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, fibrosis and periodontal disease. (2008-12-15)
NYU dental researcher awarded $1.9 million NIH grant to test new glass-zirconia composite crown
Dr. Yu Zhang, an associate professor of biomaterials and biomimetics at NYU College of Dentistry, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the NIDCR/NIH, to develop and test a prototype glass-zirconia composite dental crown. (2012-10-04)
OHSU discovery may lead to new treatment for ALS
Researchers at OHSU School of Dentistry have discovered that TDP-43, a protein strongly linked to ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and other neurodegnerative diseases, appears to activate a variety of different molecular pathways when genetically manipulated. (2012-07-18)
LSUHSC Dental School awarded $1.8 million for HIV care and education
The LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Dentistry has been awarded a $1.8 million grant over five years by the Health Resources and Services Administration to support a (2013-08-01)
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