In this section, we highlight a selection of the recent research produced by faculty and students at the Dugoni School. A larger list of published research can be found on the Publications page.
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NTs could promote the migration of DPSCs to where they can regenerate tissue.
The effects of gum disease show up in the immune system.
Certain persistant gum lesions are linked to a common culprit — silica particles coming from dental materials and over-the-counter oral health products.
What landmarks are useful for determining future facial type?
This bacterium causes respiratory infections - it may play a role in gum disease too.
Dental students make the transition from paper to computer at exam time. How did it go?
Genetic differences appear to account for different reactions to opioids in two types of mice.
LXA4 could play a role in tissue regeneration.
A compound in a bee secretion may be useful in combatting bone loss.
A review of special considerations to take when treating patients in these groups.
Which plate type is more effective for the fixation of facial bones after corrective jaw surgery?
Cells undergoing division are much more susceptible to non-viral vector-mediated gene delivery.
A review of caries risk assessment in children, and the role of oral health professionals and other medical professionals.
Categorizing types of pain to help dentists avoid unnecessary treatments, provide lasting relief.
Research aimed at mitigating the negative effects of methamphetamine use and improving patient care.
Research looking at the current techniques of bone drilling and examining the effects of bone structure, drill-bit geometry and more.
Researchers find that Fusobacterium nucleatum sets off a cascade of responses by the immune system in the mouth.
A modified technique for administering anesthesia.
How best to prepare dental students to treat patients with medically complex conditions?
A study looking at how teeth handle stress loads after a root canal is performed using particular methods and tools.
Students Robin Lambert and Riddhima Suri are receiving notice for research exploring a modified technique to administer anesthetic.
How effective are they against cervical and oral squamous cell carcinoma cells in vitro?
A survey assessing dental hygienists' knowledge and ability to detect early-stage lesions, and the factors that impact their success rate.
This study looked at rates and costs of surgical oral care for children enrolled in Medicaid.
A technique to halt decay and seal teeth in a single appointment using two products.
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