emerging research

Osteoporosis meds and implants are a bad combination
Osteoporosis meds and implants are a bad combinationA new study has found that meds often taken for osteoporosis can affect dental implants.
Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the rise
Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the riseResearchers discovered a surprising trend in where dental anesthesia is being performed.
Study finds link between frailty and oral health
Study finds link between frailty and oral healthIf you’re looking to help the elderly stay more active, start with their teeth.
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancer
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancerNew research shows that certain oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease may also cause esophageal cancer.
The risks and rewards of mail-order braces
The risks and rewards of mail-order bracesWhile mail-order aligners continue to grow in popularity, several organizations are speaking up about the risks associated with this treatment.
Could dentists stop stomach cancer?
Could dentists stop stomach cancer?New research suggests a link between periodontitis and stomach cancer.
The top 10 dental discoveries of 2017Dental research came a long way this year, and some studies stood out above the rest.
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?New lab results indicate that My Magic Mud products fall comfortably within range of safety, refuting claims made by Colgate and the ADA.
Composite restorations aren’t the problem, patients (and their genes) are
Composite restorations aren’t the problem, patients (and their genes) areA new study shows that composite restorations are just as good (or maybe better) than amalgam restorations.
Study finds Botox can relieve jaw muscle pain
Study finds Botox can relieve jaw muscle painAccording to new research, Botox therapy can provide significant relief with only a mild risk for negative effects.