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AO accepting research abstracts for 2018 Annual Meeting
AO accepting research abstracts for 2018 Annual MeetingThe deadline for submissions is Friday, Sept. 29.
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.
AAP announces first recipient of SUNSTAR Innovation Grant
AAP announces first recipient of SUNSTAR Innovation GrantDr. Yvonne Kapila, DDS, was awarded $30,000 for research exploring nisin and its effects on oral biofilm composition.
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 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.
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.
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OSAP launches first dental infection control journalThe journal will contain previously unpublished scholarly articles on clinical practice and education.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 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.
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.