New study looks at factors that influence willingness to attend dental check-ups

Researchers in Japan have found that the patients who are most likely to schedule a dental check-up are those who understand the benefit of check-ups in preventing disease and those who have existing positive oral health behaviours.

2023-03-02T09:52:26+00:00March 2nd, 2023|News|

School dental programme prevents 80% of cavities with one-time, non-invasive treatment

In a study of nearly 3,000 schoolchildren, silver diamine fluoride (SDF) – a liquid that is brushed onto teeth to prevent cavities or keep them from worsening – was as effective against cavities as dental sealants.

2023-03-02T09:52:09+00:00March 2nd, 2023|News|

New customisable, strontium-filled scaffold could improve dental implant healing

A team of University at Buffalo (UB) researchers in the US has developed a new strontium-loaded scaffold that can be personalised to fit any size dental implant and could help improve healing and tissue attachment in patients.

2023-01-18T14:47:22+00:00January 18th, 2023|News|

Removable partial dentures may improve mortality among partially edentulous adults

In a recent study, researchers reported that using removable partial dentures may have long-term benefits in reducing mortality among adults with a non-functional dentition, but cautioned that further research is needed.

2023-01-18T14:47:10+00:00January 18th, 2023|News|
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