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Can dentists use squid ink to check for gum disease?
Can dentists use squid ink to check for gum disease?A team led by engineers has developed a more comprehensive way to detect gum disease.
Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practice
Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practiceMore than 40 abstracts were shared during the International PEEK Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Can chewing gum be used to detect gum inflammation?
Can chewing gum be used to detect gum inflammation?Researchers in Germany have developed a type of chewing gum that could be used to diagnose inflammation and eventual dental implant failure.
Study finds technology allows remote diagnosis of cleft palate patients
Study finds technology allows remote diagnosis of cleft palate patientsThe study determined that readily available technology can make clinics more efficient and reliable while providing remote care.
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?Researchers in China have discovered that a nutrient in green tea may help treat tooth sensitivity—and prevent cavities in those patients.
Study finds postmenopausal women with gum disease may have increased cancer risk
Study finds postmenopausal women with gum disease may have increased cancer riskResearchers found that older women with a history of periodontal disease may be more at risk for site-specific cancers, including esophageal and gallbladder cancer.
Study shows why diabetics are more susceptible to periodontitis
Study shows why diabetics are more susceptible to periodontitisResearchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that diabetes causes changes in the oral microbiome that lead to inflammation and risk of bone loss.
Researchers find no link between academic test results and early oral cleft surgery
Researchers find no link between academic test results and early oral cleft surgeryA new study suggests that poor results on academic exams of children born with oral clefts are not related to early exposure to general anesthesia.
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitis
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitisThe results of the study were published in the current issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology.
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?
Can long-term breastfeeding lead to dental caries?Researchers have discovered that children who are breastfed for two years or longer may be at a higher risk of developing cavities.