Common diabetes drug could treat gum disease and help you age healthier 

In their latest publication in the Journal of Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at King’s College London have found new ways of stopping periodontal (gum) disease and potentially reducing...

At-home test designed to detect gum disease

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have developed a new device that can warn consumers about early risks of tooth decay from diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis.

Vaping threatens oral health as much as smoking, warns federation

For years, it has been known that smoking can contribute to serious damage on gum and oral health, with smokers having more gum diseases, more tooth loss, and increased levels of oral cancer. It has...

Tracking periodontal disease to improve diagnosis and treatment

Researchers from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry have developed computer algorithms to track periodontal disease change, which could help dentists and periodontists...

Adding a natural molecule to toothpaste and mouthwash may help prevent cavities

Most of the world's population either chronically suffers from plaque and dental cavities or will develop them at some point in their lives. Toothpaste, mouthwashes, and regular checkups do their...

Artificial intelligence used for the early detection of gum inflammation

A groundbreaking study led by researchers at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), in collaboration with multiple international institutions, has successfully demonstrated the...

Dietary restrictions could reduce gum disease

New research from King’s College London has emerged that shows calorie restriction (500-1300 calories per day) could be used to reduce gum disease.

Nanorobotic system for targeting oral fungal infections

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s (Penn) School of Dental Medicine and Penn Engineering have developed a new way to rapidly and precisely eradicate fungal infections in the mouth by...

Professor collaborates with health technology company to tackle oral bacteria 

Professor Iain Chapple will work with Sigrid to identify and develop further applications for a technology that limits oral bacteria’s access to sugars. 

Fighting back against gingival recession

A look at the causes, implications and treatments.

Monitoring for and managing peri-implant diseases

A look at how to mitigate risk against oral disease.