A new UAlbany School of Public Health study examines the rise of teledentistry — including ways that it has proven effective, barriers to service access and comparisons across states
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine faculty member and mind-body wellness expert, Christina DiBona Pastan, shares tips on how adults and kids can feel calmer when visiting the dentist.
With its outstanding contribution to research, creative innovations, advancements and developments, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 has, for the first time, placed the Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University in the world’s TOP 70 for Dentistry. The university is also ranked 2nd in ASEAN and the 1st in Thailand.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine experts explain why it’s so common to experience tooth sensitivity and share tips on how to prevent and treat tooth sensitivity.
According to new research published in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), more than two thirds (72%) of mothers indicated that grandparents give their young children sugary foods and beverages. Mothers typically described that grandparents fed large amounts of cariogenic, or cavity-causing, foods and beverages (for example, candy, baked goods, juice, and soda) or did not limit their grandchildren’s consumption of cariogenic foods and beverages.
Studies show orofacial pain commonly occurs in the absence of dental or tooth problems and requires evaluation and treatment by specialists.
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.
Dentists and otolaryngologists are at particular risk of infection of COVID-19, since they need direct access to the mouth, nose, and throat of patients. The current solutions are expensive, not highly effective, and not very accessible. In Physics of Fluids, researchers discuss their design of an open-faced helmet for patient use that is connected to a medical-grade air filtration pump from the top that creates a reverse flow of air to prevent cough droplets from exiting the helmet.
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.
If the mist in a dentist’s office — sent flying into the air by spinning, vibrating tools — contains a virus or some other pathogen, it is a health hazard for dentists and patients. So researchers in Illinois studied the viscoelastic properties of food-grade polymers and discovered that the forces of a vibrating tool or dentist’s drill are no match for them. Not only did a small admixture of polymers completely eliminate aerosolization, but it did so with ease.
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine dean discusses safety measures dentists have taken since reopening practices
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…
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.