Chula Researches “Tooth Loss” in Thai People- A Hereditary Condition Caused by Genetic Abnormalities

Chulalongkorn dental research reveals that Thais suffer more tooth loss than their foreign counterparts with 9 out of 100 Thais suffering the condition. One of the most important factors is hereditary gene abnormalities.

Dentists and Dental Hygienists on Early Front Lines of COVID-19 Report Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression

Dental health care workers reported higher rates of anxiety and depression during peaks of COVID-19 transmission among the public, according to a study jointly published in the August issues of The Journal of the American Dental Association and the Journal of Dental Hygiene. it is the first known U.S. study to evaluate the mental health of front-line dentists and dental hygienists during the pandemic.

Pituitary Reproductive Regulatory Factors, Mercury Levels, and More Featured in November 2021 Toxicological Sciences

In the November 2021 issue, Toxicological Science features leading toxicology research in areas such as biomarkers, carcinogenesis, and environmental toxicology.

Light-Activated Dental Materials – the Latest Dental Innovation of International Standards from Chula

Chula Faculty members joined forces in dental materials science to develop easy-to-use “light-activated dental materials” that meet international standards and help shorten tooth filling time. The secret of these innovative dental materials, made by Thai people, is Acemannan polymer from Aloe Vera that can stimulate the formation of dentin and reduce tooth sensitivity in many dental health products.

Uniformed Services University Names Drew Fallis, DDS, to be next Executive Dean, Postgraduate Dental College

Retired Air Force Colonel Drew W. Fallis, DDS, MS, has been selected as the new Executive Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Postgraduate Dental College. Fallis, who most recently served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the USU Postgraduate Dental College, will succeed Dr. Thomas Schneid, who will be retiring July 31 following more than 45 years of Federal service.

Chula Taps into Medical Cannabis and Expands the Product Line

“Cannabis” is a high-value cash crop with immense benefits in medicine, health, nutrition, and beauty. As soon as the Thai government had given the green light, Chulalongkorn was ready to join hands with the private sector and concerning government agencies to accelerate the research and development of a vast assortment of cannabis products.

COVID-19 Infection Rates of Dentists Remain Lower Than Other Health Professionals

More than a year after COVID-19 appeared in the U.S., dentists continue to have a lower infection rate than other front-line health professionals, such as nurses and physicians, according to a study published online ahead of the June print issue in The Journal of the American Dental Association. The study, “COVID19 among Dentists in the U.S. and Associated Infection Control: a six-month longitudinal study,” is based on data collected June 9 – Nov. 13, 2020.

Is it Safe to Visit the Dentist During a Pandemic?

Is it safe to visit your dentist during a pandemic? Louis DePaola, DDS, MS, University of Maryland School of Dentistry Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, is available to discuss infection control measures being used by dental professionals to minimize the…

American Association of Endodontists Racks Up a Record 27 MarCom Awards

The American Association of Endodontists continues to make great strides forward when it comes to creativity and communications excellence. The AAE is proud to announce it has received 27 MarCom Awards — its most awards in a single year to date — recognizing outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, design and production of marketing and communication materials.