Emerging Research

Study finds that yeast-bacteria interaction may be causing tooth decay in toddlers
Study finds that yeast-bacteria interaction may be causing tooth decay in toddlersResearchers from the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that a fungus may be contributing to tooth decay in children.
Can root canal treatment be improved with prefabricated blood vessels?
Can root canal treatment be improved with prefabricated blood vessels?Researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University have developed a technique to engineer new blood vessels for patients requiring endodontic treatment.
Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?
Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?A new study has discovered a link between the presence of a common periodontal pathogen and difficulty conceiving.
Study finds cannabis increases risk of gum disease
Study finds cannabis increases risk of gum diseaseResearchers at Columbia University have discovered a link between periodontal disease and habitual marijuana use.
Study finds human teeth evolved from same genes as pufferfish
Study finds human teeth evolved from same genes as pufferfishResearchers discovered that pufferfish use the same stem cells for tooth regeneration as humans.
Study finds link between severe gum disease and higher mortality rate in cirrhosis patients
Study finds link between severe gum disease and higher mortality rate in cirrhosis patientsThe results of the study were presented at The International Liver Congress in Amsterdam.
Extract of popular fruit could extend life of fillings
Extract of popular fruit could extend life of fillingsResearchers have discovered a new benefit of grape-seed extract.
Study finds microthreaded dental implants may preserve crestal bone
Study finds microthreaded dental implants may preserve crestal boneResearchers investigated how the design of an implant affects the mouth.
Can ill-fitting dentures increase your oral cancer risk?
Can ill-fitting dentures increase your oral cancer risk?Researchers in India have determined that dentures that fit improperly can be a risk factor for developing oral cancer.
Can ill-fitting dentures increase your oral cancer risk?
Can ill-fitting dentures increase your oral cancer risk?Researchers in India have determined that dentures that fit improperly can be a risk factor for developing oral cancer.