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Released: 17-May-2022 9:55 AM EDT
First U.S. study analyzing tooth survival after root canal in general population
Regenstrief Institute

Teeth survive about 11 years after a root canal, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Newswise: UT Southwestern Voice Center study profiles hundreds of injured singers
Released: 4-May-2022 3:10 PM EDT
UT Southwestern Voice Center study profiles hundreds of injured singers
UT Southwestern Medical Center

The findings, published in The Laryngoscope, show that only 1 in 7 subsequently needed surgery for injuries that weren’t resolved with vocal therapy and other conservative management. Researchers determined which vocal injuries were most common by sex, age, training, and professional/amateur status, and what kinds of treatment these patients subsequently required.

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Released: 27-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Rebuilding a Jaw in a Day
Cedars-Sinai

Patients who lose a part of their jaw—whether from injury, infection, disease, or as a side effect of cancer treatment—can have the missing jawbone replaced through reconstruction. But most are left with a life-altering dilemma: Their new jaw is missing its teeth. That isn’t the case, however, for those treated by Cedars-Sinai’s “jaw-in-a-day” team.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Indiana study suggests wearing dentures may affect a person’s nutrition
Regenstrief Institute

Dentures may have a potentially negative impact on a person’s overall nutrition, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 3:05 PM EDT
The 'Best Products' in Dentistry
Dental Product Shopper

Dental Product Shopper has just published its 2022 "Best Products" issue, featuring in-depth coverage of dentistry's most respected products.

Released: 12-Apr-2022 2:50 PM EDT
Pandemic-Driven Behaviors Could Increase Risk of Oral Cancer
American Dental Association (ADA)

New studies published in The Journal of the American Dental Association underscore the importance of regular dental visits in the prevention of the sixth most common cancer in the world – oral cancer.

Newswise: Sculpture by Renowned El Paso Artist Revealed at the Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic
Released: 7-Apr-2022 2:00 PM EDT
Sculpture by Renowned El Paso Artist Revealed at the Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

The opening of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine and Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic could not have been done without the help of our community. That teamwork is symbolized by an 8-foot sculpture – crafted by renowned El Paso artist Julio Sanchez De Alba – which now welcomes visitors to the Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso officials revealed the work of art on Feb. 24 with the Texas Tech University System’s Board of Regents and members of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Board of Directors in attendance. The unveiling took place prior to the regents’ meeting on the TTUHSC El Paso campus.

Newswise: El Paso Orthodontist, Army Veteran Gives $25,000 for Hunt School of Dental Medicine Scholarships
Released: 6-Apr-2022 5:00 PM EDT
El Paso Orthodontist, Army Veteran Gives $25,000 for Hunt School of Dental Medicine Scholarships
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Jaime Rivera, D.M.D., has never shied away from a challenging task. To him, the end goal has always been his focus. That determination has propelled him from humble beginnings to graduating from UCLA, enlisting in the Army and becoming an accomplished orthodontist. Now, as the owner of Rivera Orthodontics PLLC, Dr. Rivera wants to recognize hard-working dental students and help them reach their goals. To this end, he and his wife Karina Rivera have presented a $25,000 gift to the Hunt School of Dental Medicine.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
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Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

Newswise: Las Cruces Dentist Announces Gift for Future Hunt School of Dental Medicine Students
Released: 17-Mar-2022 7:00 PM EDT
Las Cruces Dentist Announces Gift for Future Hunt School of Dental Medicine Students
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

With the goal of developing future Paso del Norte dentists in and out of the classroom, the president of the New Mexico Dental Association announced a personal gift of $25,000 to the Hunt School of Dental Medicine on Friday, March 4. Kim Martin, D.M.D., presented the gift in honor of her children during a ceremony at the Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic. The funds will go to the Dental Excellence Fund, which supports the education of current and future dental students.

Newswise: Hunt School of Dental Medicine Faculty Members Focus on Oral Pathology and Public Health
Released: 9-Mar-2022 7:00 PM EST
Hunt School of Dental Medicine Faculty Members Focus on Oral Pathology and Public Health
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

As new members of the world-class faculty at the Hunt School of Dental Medicine, Professor Angela C. Chi, D.M.D., and Associate Dean of Research Ana Karina Mascarenhas, B.D.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., FDS RCPS (Glasg), are establishing a solid educational foundation for the school’s dental students.

Newswise: Porras Family Announces $250,000 Gift for Medical and Dental Student Scholarships on National Dentist’s Day
Released: 9-Mar-2022 4:15 PM EST
Porras Family Announces $250,000 Gift for Medical and Dental Student Scholarships on National Dentist’s Day
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

A local couple whose family has been a fixture in the electrical, mechanical and construction management business since 1977 is ensuring medical and dental students get started on a solid foundation.

Newswise: O-pH, a new UW dental tool prototype, can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities
Released: 8-Mar-2022 1:55 PM EST
O-pH, a new UW dental tool prototype, can spot the acidic conditions that lead to cavities
University of Washington

In a new study, University of Washington researchers have shown that a dental tool they created can measure the acidity built up by the bacteria in plaque that leads to cavities.

3-Mar-2022 2:05 PM EST
New research underscores South Carolina’s growing strength as a biomedical research hub
Clemson University

South Carolina is strengthening its position as a hub for high-impact biomedical research with a new multi-million-dollar project that undergirds the long-standing partnership between Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and loops in crucial support from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Released: 3-Mar-2022 2:05 PM EST
American Dental Hygienists’ Association Apologizes for Role in Systemic Racism
American Dental Hygienists' Association

As part of its strategic planning ahead of its 100th anniversary as an association representing the nation’s dental hygiene profession, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is apologizing to communities of color for its role in perpetuating a culture of discrimination.

Newswise: Free Dental Care Provided to Mark Annual February  Observance of Give Kids a Smile Day
Released: 28-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST
Free Dental Care Provided to Mark Annual February Observance of Give Kids a Smile Day
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center provides free dental care for children in observance of National Children’s Health Dental Health Month, and to mark Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) Day,.

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Welcomes Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist
Released: 23-Feb-2022 3:45 PM EST
Hackensack University Medical Center Welcomes Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack University Medical Center opened a new Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center which will offer a full scope of inpatient and outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgical services for children and adults, with a specialty in facial trauma and reconstruction surgery, as well as orthognathic (jaw) surgery.

Released: 22-Feb-2022 11:00 AM EST
Research reveals impact of COVID-19 on dental hygienists
American Dental Association (ADA)

New studies reveal dental hygienists have low COVID-19 infection rates and high vaccination acceptance. In addition, less than half of dental hygienists that left employment early in the pandemic have returned to the workforce in 2021, and staffing challenges, exacerbated by the pandemic, persist.

17-Feb-2022 3:35 PM EST
The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health
Newswise

The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health

14-Feb-2022 8:05 AM EST
Pandemic disruptions mean many older adults still haven’t gotten needed health care
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

In 2021, the pandemic disrupted scheduled care for around 30% of older adults, according to a new poll of people age 50 and older. And many of them – especially those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 – still haven’t gotten the preventive care or treatment that they had been scheduled to get last year.

Released: 7-Feb-2022 3:40 PM EST
AANA Stresses Importance of Access to Safe Dental Care During National Children’s Dental Health Month
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhood. Untreated cavities can cause pain, infections, and can lead to problems eating, speaking, and learning. During February, National Children’s Dental Health Month, the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) reminds parents it is important not only to know how to keep your child’s teeth healthy, but also to ensure that they have access to safe dental care.

Newswise: Reducing COVID-19 risk during dentist appointments
Released: 31-Jan-2022 12:20 PM EST
Reducing COVID-19 risk during dentist appointments
University of Leeds

Dentists could significantly increase the number of patients they see during the pandemic by switching the drills they use, according to new research.

Released: 26-Jan-2022 1:45 PM EST
The latest news in Behavioral Science for media
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles we've posted in the Behavioral Science channel.

Released: 24-Jan-2022 3:40 PM EST
The Latest Research News from the Health Disparities Channel
Newswise

The latest research news from the Health Disparities Channel.

Newswise: Monell Chemical Senses Center Announces Major Grant From The Ambrose Monell Foundation
Released: 21-Jan-2022 4:05 PM EST
Monell Chemical Senses Center Announces Major Grant From The Ambrose Monell Foundation
Monell Chemical Senses Center

The Monell Chemical Senses Center, a global leader in taste and smell research, announced today it has received a grant of up to $26 million from its founding benefactor, The Ambrose Monell Foundation. The funding represents the largest single donation the Center has received since its founding, securing its position as the premier independent basic research institute for taste, smell, and related senses.

Newswise: RUDN University Dentist Suggested a Comprehensive Ozone-Based Anti-Inflammatory Therapy
Released: 21-Jan-2022 5:05 AM EST
RUDN University Dentist Suggested a Comprehensive Ozone-Based Anti-Inflammatory Therapy
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

A dentist from RUDN University implemented a new approach to treating of inflammation of tissues around dental root and root canal. The new comprehensive therapeutic method includes the treatment of inflamed tissues with ozone. When used in a complex clinical case, the method helped save a patient’s tooth.

Newswise: ‘Give Kids a Smile’ Program to Provide Free Dental Care at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Released: 17-Jan-2022 9:00 AM EST
‘Give Kids a Smile’ Program to Provide Free Dental Care at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center will participate in the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” program on Friday, February 4, to provide free dental care for children 12 years old and younger.

Newswise: Maintaining Thyroid Health
Released: 3-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST
Maintaining Thyroid Health
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The thyroid plays a large role in your overall health. While there is no known way to prevent thyroid cancer, some things that may help to maintain thyroid health are the lifestyle choices you make. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts share more.

Released: 27-Dec-2021 10:40 AM EST
Socioeconomic factors affect cleft lip and cleft palate risks
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Certain factors reflecting lower socioeconomic status (SES) are linked to increased risks of cleft lip and/or cleft palate, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

15-Dec-2021 5:10 PM EST
Oropharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality rising in nearly all 50 states, reports new national study
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Oropharyngeal cancer incidence among men is continuing to rise rapidly in nearly all 50 states and among women living in states in the Midwest and Southeast regions, according to a new study by investigators at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Released: 6-Dec-2021 3:45 PM EST
SARS-CoV-2 infects sustentacular cells in the olfactory epithelium of COVID-19 patients
Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

It is now widely known that COVID-19 is associated with the transient or long-term loss of olfaction (the sense of smell) but the mechanisms remain obscure.

Released: 29-Nov-2021 11:20 AM EST
Parallels in human, dog oral tumors could speed new therapies
Cornell University

Recent Cornell research compared the genetic expression profiles of a nonlethal canine tumor and the rare, devastating human oral tumor it resembles, laying the groundwork for potential translational medicine down the road.

Released: 23-Nov-2021 3:25 PM EST
Researchers investigate ways to reduce COVID-19 risks in dental offices 
University of Illinois Chicago

According to a study from the University of Illinois Chicago, adding a small amount of hydrogen peroxide to the water in ultrasonic scalers used to clean teeth can help mitigate the risk of spreading airborne diseases, including COVID-19, in clinical dental environments.

Newswise: Study: Obesity raises the risk of gum disease by inflating growth of bone-destroying cells
Released: 12-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EST
Study: Obesity raises the risk of gum disease by inflating growth of bone-destroying cells
University at Buffalo

Chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down bone tissue, including the bone that holds teeth in place, according to new University at Buffalo research that sought to improve understanding of the connection between obesity and gum disease.

Newswise: Columbia University Launches New Mobile Dental Clinic
Released: 9-Nov-2021 11:45 AM EST
Columbia University Launches New Mobile Dental Clinic
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine launches its new mobile dental clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Released: 9-Nov-2021 8:45 AM EST
باحثو مايو كلينك يكتشفون علاجًا جديدًا لسرطان الفم المرتبط بفيروس الورم الحليمي البشري
Mayo Clinic

ولاية مينيسوتا- اكتشف باحثو مايو كلينك أن علاجًا جديدًا معينًا هو أقصر للمرضى المصابين بسرطان البلعوم الفموي المرتبط بفيروس الورم الحليمي البشري يؤدي إلى تحكم ممتاز بالمرض وآثار جانبية أقل، مقارنة بالعلاج القياسي. يستخدم العلاج الجديد جراحة طفيفة التوغل ونصف الجرعة القياسية من العلاج الإشعاعي، مقارنة بالعلاجات الحالية. يستمر العلاج الجديد أيضًا لمدة أسبوعين، بدلًا من الأسابيع الستة القياسية.

Released: 9-Nov-2021 8:40 AM EST
妙佑医疗国际研究人员发现了治疗HPV相关口腔癌的新方法
Mayo Clinic

妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)的研究人员发现一种疗程更短的新型人乳头瘤病毒(HPV)相关口咽癌治疗方法,与标准治疗相比,此新疗法可非常有效控制病情且副作用更少。

Released: 9-Nov-2021 8:25 AM EST
Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic encontram novo tratamento para câncer oral associado ao HPV
Mayo Clinic

Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic descobriram que um tratamento novo e de menor duração para pacientes com câncer de orofaringe associado ao papilomavírus humano (HPV) leva a um controle excelente da doença e a menos efeitos colaterais em comparação com o tratamento padrão.

Released: 9-Nov-2021 8:20 AM EST
Investigadores de Mayo Clinic descubren nuevo tratamiento para cáncer bucal relacionado con el VPH
Mayo Clinic

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic descubrieron que un tratamiento nuevo y más corto para los pacientes con cáncer orofaríngeo relacionado con el virus del papiloma humano (VPH) lleva a un excelente control de la enfermedad y a menos efectos secundarios que el tratamiento estándar.

Released: 3-Nov-2021 4:30 PM EDT
Pituitary Reproductive Regulatory Factors, Mercury Levels, and More Featured in November 2021 Toxicological Sciences
Society of Toxicology

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

Released: 28-Oct-2021 4:20 PM EDT
Root canal treatment work still favored for badly damaged teeth
University of Gothenburg

Few patients regret having a severely damaged tooth saved by a root canal filling.

Released: 25-Oct-2021 6:15 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic researchers find new treatment for HPV-associated oral cancer
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a new, shorter treatment for patients with HPV-associated oropharynx cancer leads to excellent disease control and fewer side effects, compared to standard treatment. The new treatment employs minimally invasive surgery and half the standard dose of radiation therapy, compared to current treatments. The new treatment also lasts for two weeks, rather than the standard six weeks.

Newswise: Scientists report automatic method for studying 3D reconstructions of teeth
Released: 25-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Scientists report automatic method for studying 3D reconstructions of teeth
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Studies of palaeoanthropological finds related to different historical periods and territories have been conducted for recent years at the Department of Orthopaedic Dentistry of RUDN University. Researchers from RUDN: Samvel Apresyan (MD, Prof.) and Armen Gaboutchian (PhD) together with colleagues from MIPT and MSU have proposed a new technique for dental morphological research. The method is fully automated and works with 3D models of teeth obtained through micro-computed tomographic scanning. This method is used to study teeth from the world renowned archaeological site of Sunghir, however it can be used in regular dental practice as well.

19-Oct-2021 6:05 AM EDT
Survey of US Dentists Shows High Rate of Opioid Prescriptions Despite Knowledge of Effective Alternatives
Georgetown University Medical Center

A survey of dentists in the United States finds that an overwhelming majority of those who responded believe nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-acetaminophen combinations are as effective or more effective in managing dental pain as opioids; however, almost half say they still prescribe opioids.

Released: 13-Oct-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Study: Heartburn drugs may have unexpected benefits on gum disease
University at Buffalo

The research found that patients who used drugs prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers were more likely to have smaller probing depths in the gums (the gap between teeth and gums).

Released: 7-Oct-2021 5:05 PM EDT
Poor oral health may impact COVID-19 severity, especially for cardiac patients
American College of Cardiology (ACC)

The correlation between poor oral health and COVID-19 severity, as well as the correlation between oral health and delayed recovery, demonstrates a potential need to consider oral health an additional risk factor for cardiac patients who may contract COVID-19.


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