Research by faculty from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine found patients who said they used vaping devices were more likely to have a higher risk of developing cavities.
As personal and medical marijuana use increases nationwide, the American Dental Association (ADA) suggests patients refrain from using marijuana before dental visits after a new survey finds more than half of dentists (52%) reported patients arriving for appointments high on marijuana or another drug.
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.
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.
In the November 2021 issue, Toxicological Science features leading toxicology research in areas such as biomarkers, carcinogenesis, and environmental toxicology.
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.
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.
“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.
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
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.
As the pandemic’s economic effects drive more people to enroll in Medicaid as safety-net health insurance, a new study suggests that the program’s dental coverage can improve their oral health in ways that help them seek a new job or do better at the one they have.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore have invented a portable tent-like shield to prevent the spread of saliva and aerosols generated during dental procedures. These procedures would otherwise put dentists at a high risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other critical infectious diseases.
Roughly half of U.S. dentists experienced verbal or reputational aggression by patients in the past year, and nearly one in four endured physical aggression, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry.
Dressing up in the spookiest costume and indulging in some sweet treats is all part of the fun on Halloween. But consuming too many of these treats can lead to some unwanted tricks on the teeth if you are not careful.
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine dean discusses safety measures dentists have taken since reopening practices
Dental plaque can lead to cavities, but scientists are developing a coating they say dentists could someday apply to teeth to prevent plaque from forming. The researchers will present their results today at the American Chemical Society Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo.
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…
The American Association of Endodontists – the 8,000-plus-member association representing dental specialists known as endodontists – announced the results of a recent member survey on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly all older Americans support adding a dental benefit to the Medicare program that covers most people over age 65, according to a new national poll that also reveals how often costs get in the way of oral health for older adults.
Working from home is one way to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, but not every profession makes it possible. One example? Dentistry. Dentists, dental hygienists and other dental professionals face an especially high risk of occupational exposure to…
Technology for a smart mouthguard from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been licensed by University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) alumnus Michael Wright, DDS, MS, into his new startup company, The WrightGuard Innovation Corporation.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is the first in the nation to establish opioid-free pain management guidelines for the vast majority of procedures performed in all of its clinics.
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.