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Capsaicin drops – a new strategy for treating burning mouth syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic condition characterised by a burning pain in the mouth, sometimes accompanied by numbness. 

By |2023-10-06T10:30:53+00:00October 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Capsaicin drops – a new strategy for treating burning mouth syndrome

Study finds stem-cell derived organoids that secrete tooth enamel proteins

Organoids have now been created from stem cells to secrete the proteins that form dental enamel, the substance that protects teeth from damage and decay.

By |2023-09-06T10:55:59+00:00September 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Study finds stem-cell derived organoids that secrete tooth enamel proteins

A simple mouth rinse could spot early heart disease risk

A team of scientists from Canadian universities set out to study young, healthy people without diagnosed periodontal issues to determine whether lower levels of oral inflammation can be clinically relevant to cardiovascular health.

By |2023-09-06T10:54:45+00:00September 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on A simple mouth rinse could spot early heart disease risk

Dietary restrictions could reduce periodontal disease

Since it has been evidenced that periodontitis results in local and systemic inflammation, researchers have recently examined the effects of dietary restrictions on both treatment response and inflammation in periodontal disease.

By |2023-08-02T15:45:26+00:00August 2nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on Dietary restrictions could reduce periodontal disease

New study on AI and ChatGPT outlines its role in shaping the future of dentistry

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered language model, capable of generating human-like text based on context and past conversations.

By |2023-08-02T15:44:57+00:00August 2nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on New study on AI and ChatGPT outlines its role in shaping the future of dentistry

Toothpaste containing synthetic tooth minerals can prevent cavities as effectively as fluoride

Can we improve on the toothpaste we use to maintain clean teeth, preventing medical issues that spiral from poor dental health?

By |2023-08-02T15:44:04+00:00August 2nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on Toothpaste containing synthetic tooth minerals can prevent cavities as effectively as fluoride

New tooth decay treatment guideline released

A new American Dental Association (ADA) clinical practice guideline suggests conservative methods to treat tooth decay in primary and permanent teeth could lead to better outcomes when used with common restorative materials like fillings or caps.

By |2023-07-14T11:23:15+00:00July 14th, 2023|News|Comments Off on New tooth decay treatment guideline released

Dentistry team uses artificial intelligence for early detection of gum inflammation

A study has successfully demonstrated the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in detecting gum inflammation, also known as gingivitis, from intraoral photographs.

By |2023-07-14T11:22:21+00:00July 14th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Dentistry team uses artificial intelligence for early detection of gum inflammation