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OSAP launches first dental infection control journal
OSAP launches first dental infection control journalThe journal will contain previously unpublished scholarly articles on clinical practice and education.
Study finds relationship between oral health and diet transitions
Study finds relationship between oral health and diet transitionsA new study on oral health of the Hadza, the last hunter-gatherers in Africa, challenges long-held conventional wisdom about diet and oral health.
Study finds obstructive sleep apnea causes complications in dental implants
Study finds obstructive sleep apnea causes complications in dental implantsThe study examined the relationship between OSA and damage to implant-borne prostheses.
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canals
New discovery could eliminate infections after root canalsThe new method of detecting bacteria during root canal treatments could eliminate secondary infections and the need for follow-up visits.
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissues
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissuesA new study from the University of Bristol claims to have found the mechanism by which a certain oral bacterium clings to heart tissues.
Genes can affect the development of caries
Genes can affect the development of cariesA new study from the University of Zurich shows that genetic defects can affect enamel.
E-cigarettes shown to be detrimental to oral health in new study
E-cigarettes shown to be detrimental to oral health in new studyA new study from Université Laval takes a look at the effects of e-cigarettes on gingival epithelial cells.
Researchers find a link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Researchers find a link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritisResearchers at Johns Hopkins may have found one of the root causes of RA.
New study finds that dental visits can reduce the risk for pneumonia
New study finds that dental visits can reduce the risk for pneumoniaDental cleanings do more than just keep teeth and gums healthy, they can even prevent deadly diseases.
New vaccine could mean the end of periodontitis
New vaccine could mean the end of periodontitisA new study from The University of Melbourne has potentially found a cure for periodontitis.