Promising treatment for periodontitis gum regeneration

A destructive and painful condition that is marked by inflammation and subsequent loss of the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth, periodontitis is caused by bacteria that trigger inflammation of the gums that surround teeth.

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Childhood trauma tied to tooth loss later in life

Even if children grow up to overcome childhood adversity, the trauma they experience in early life causes them to be at greater risk for tooth loss,

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Researchers study ways to prevent lung disease in dentistry professionals

Inhaling dangerous particulates is a hazard of coal mining, mold remediation, sandblasting … and dentistry.

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The healing power of a smile: A link between oral care and substance abuse recovery

A team of researchers at the University of Utah School of Dentistry explored the effect of comprehensive oral care for a more holistic approach to substance use disorder treatment.

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