Emerging Research

The top 10 dental discoveries of 2017Dental research came a long way this year, and some studies stood out above the rest.
The top 10 dental discoveries of 2017
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.
Researchers introduce technique to simplify dental bone graft procedures
Researchers introduce technique to simplify dental bone graft proceduresThe new technique could help maintain graft integrity during closure.
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?New research shows that antibiotics prescribed by dentists may be contributing to a potentially deadly infection.
Study finds virulent bacteria linked to caries in children
Study finds virulent bacteria linked to caries in childrenThe discovery could lead to better ways of identifying children at high risk of caries.
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.