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Unilever sponsors scientific session on non-surgical approaches to treatment of periodontal disease

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: The tenth edition of EuroPerio, the leading congress in periodontics and implant dentistry, attracted thousands of visitors to Bella...

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Men with periodontitis and erectile dysfunction more likely to suffer major cardiovascular events, study says

GRANADA, Spain: A study led by researchers from the University of Granada has recently reported that men with periodontitis who ...

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Interview: Periodontitis and peri-implantitis in implant dentistry

Peri-implantitis continues to be one of the greatest challenges for dental professionals. According to studies, the prevalence of the condition will ...

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Links between oral microbiome, genetic variations and periodontitis examined in new study

OKAYAMA, Japan: Since periodontitis has been linked to systemic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, ...

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Study offers new insights into periodontal disease and body’s protective response

SEATTLE, U.S.: Biofilm buildup can lead to many oral health issues, including gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth loss, as well as other serious health ...

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The societal and economic impact of periodontitis

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Given the prevalence and preventable nature of periodontitis, new ways of thinking about gingival health are needed to increase awareness...

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Study confirms gingival recession increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease

GREIFSWALD, Germany: Periodontitis has been associated with a risk for Alzheimer’s disease in previous studies. The long-term Study of Health in Pomerania...

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Driving on autopilot

Long, narrow root canals are a real challenge even for renowned endodontic experts. Just like a good navigation system in your car, modern endodontic ...

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Study identifies asymptomatic state of gingivae that links gingivitis, periodontitis and ageing

QINGDAO, China: Most adults experience episodes of gingivitis, which can progress to periodontitis, yet the role of plaque in gingivitis onset and ...

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One step closer to fighting periodontitis: New dental gel reduces periodontal symptoms

BIRMINGHAM, Ala./IRVINE, Calif., U.S.: Researchers from different U.S. universities have collaborated to investigate a novel dental gel, produced by ...

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Periodontitis increases risk of bacteria in donated blood

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Recent research from the University of Copenhagen and Næstved Hospital in Denmark has demonstrated that periodontitis leads to an ...

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Research links periodontitis and halitosis

SEOUL, South Korea: As periodontitis and halitosis share a microbiological pathogenesis, researchers from the Seoul National University School of Dentistry ...

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Study paves way for targeted therapy of periodontitis

HALLE (SAALE)/LEIPZIG, Germany: A new approach to the treatment of periodontitis could make the use of antibiotics obsolete, as it targets only the bacteria...

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Study links periodontitis and COVID-19 complications

DOHA, Qatar: Since periodontitis and COVID-19 are both associated with systemic inflammation, researchers from Qatar University and Hamad Medical ...

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Interview: How identifying microbial traits of peri-implantitis could help fight the disease

Periodontitis and peri-implantitis are both inflammatory conditions that affect gingival tissue. However, owing to the anatomical differences between teeth ...

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Oxidative stress links periodontal and chronic kidney disease

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Previous studies have confirmed a connection between periodontitis and chronic kidney disease (CKD), as they showed that patients with ...

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Study shows sharp decrease in periodontal treatment and tooth loss in Norway

OSLO, Norway: Periodontal disease is a global health issue, and many countries consistently report high levels of the disease among the population. The ...

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Periodontitis may double chances of cognitive decline, study says

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S.: Scientists have frequently linked some forms of periodontal disease with other inflammatory diseases, and now a new study has suggested ...

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EFP publishes first international consensus guidelines for periodontitis treatment

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In 2018, the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)

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New paradigm in aesthetic restoration

This article presents a case of aesthetic restoration of anterior teeth using KATANA Zirconia Ultra Translucent Multi Layered (UTML; Kuraray Noritake ...

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Management of iatrogenic pulpal floor perforation in a mandibular molar with MTA and PRF

This was a challenging case with the combined issues of a failed root canal therapy and an iatrogenic perforation of the floor of the pulp chamber. Though ...

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Researchers link amoeba to severe periodontitis

BERLIN, Germany: For the first time, researchers from Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that the amoeba Entamoeba gingivalis, ...

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The role of interdental cleaning for oral health, general health and quality of life

Recent research shows that oral health is an essential prerequisite for people’s well-being and quality of life. In order to reach the global goals for ...

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Periodontist Dr Chris Barker talks successful periodontitis treatment

Dr Chris Barker is an experienced periodontist who provides the full scope of specialist periodontics. On Thursday, 9 April, he will be presenting a webinar...

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EFP and WHF release consensus report on links between periodontal and cardiovascular health

BRUSSELS, Belgium/GENEVA, Switzerland: Though various associations between periodontal health and cardiovascular health have previously been explored, a ...

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Radical oral intervention not necessary before stem cell transplants, study says

BASEL, Switzerland/HELSINKI, Finland: Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation is used to treat cancers and severe blood and autoimmune diseases. Owing to ...

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BIOLASE launches Epic Hygiene laser for dental hygienists

IRVINE, Calif., U.S.: BIOLASE, the global leader in dental lasers, recently announced the launch of its new Epic Hygiene laser at the Greater New York ...

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Swedish thesis confirms link between periodontitis and risk of cardiovascular diseases

MALMÖ, Sweden: Tooth loss, the final outcome of periodontitis, has previously been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. A study ...

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Interview: Diets rich in plant foods are increasingly associated with healthy ageing

“The world of plants is fascinating,” Prof. Marcello Iriti says, in starting off the interview. “Since the beginning of humanity, plants have ...

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Researchers find link between obesity and periodontal disease

CLEVELAND, U.S.: Obesity and periodontal disease remain the most common noncommunicable diseases in the U.S. A recent study has explored the effect of ...

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