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Research shows minimally invasive non-surgical treatment effective for intra-bony defects

LONDON, UK: Despite improvements in treatments, intra-bony defects are associated with progression of periodontal disease and tooth loss unless they are ...

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It is Gen Z’s turn to start thinking about periodontal health

BRUSSELS, Belgium: As Generation Z comes of age, they are learning how to deal with their health as adults. Amid rising sugary diets and escalating stress ...

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Treating periodontal disease reduces atrial fibrillation recurrence

HIGASHIHIROSHIMA, Japan: Although periodontitis is not currently considered a modifiable risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), a recent study has ...

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First-ever study to examine use of anti-ageing drug in periodontal disease

SEATTLE, US: Ageing greatly affects overall health and is the greatest risk factor for cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and periodontal ...

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Periodontal disease worsens chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CHENGDU, China: Research has shown a connection between severe periodontal disease and the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ...

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Nicotine addiction among the youth: Australia introduces strict vaping restrictions

CANBERRA, Australia: Vaping poses significant risks to both general and oral health, a concern that has grown with the rapid increase in e-cigarette use, ...

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Predictable aesthetic success with a digital workflow

Dentists today are living during exciting times when advancements in materials, techniques and diagnostics allow us to predictably improve the quality of ...

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New journal supplement explores the role of mouthwash in oral care

MELBOURNE, Australia: The value of mouthwash as part of routine oral hygiene has often been questioned in the literature. Seeking to provide the most ...

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Treatment of patients with severe periodontal disease in general dental practice

According to current data, approximately ten million people in Germany have severe periodontitis. This condition leads to tooth extractions and loss of ...

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Less CHX—new generation of mouthwashes is changing therapy

KRIENS, Switzerland: Chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) is considered the gold standard among oral antiseptics, but its use comes with a number of side ...

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Common oral pathogen found to increase damage from heart attack

TOKYO, Japan: Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University have added to the literature linking periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease by ...

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Researchers develop at-home test that can diagnose gingivitis

CINCINNATI, US: The prevalence of gingivitis continues to be a significant public health concern, and barriers such as limited access to healthcare and high...

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Vaping jeopardises oral health as much as smoking does, states EFP

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Besides crippling health effects, smoking can cause serious damage to oral health, putting smokers at an increased risk of periodontal ...

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Artificial intelligence takes early steps in predicting post-treatment periodontal disease severity

LAHORE, Pakistan: Because treating periodontal disease requires a nuanced approach, a means of predicting the most likely treatment requirements could help ...

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Mouthwash may reveal risk of cardiovascular disease

HAMILTON, Ontario, Canada: The link between periodontitis and cardiovascular disease is well established. However, most research in this area concerns older...

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Tracking periodontal disease with electronic dental records may enhance diagnosis and treatment

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Despite advances in periodontal disease research and treatments, it remains a growing health issue in the US. To address this topic, ...

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Dietary restrictions could reduce periodontal disease

LONDON, UK: Since it has been evidenced that periodontitis results in local and systemic inflammation, researchers have recently examined the effects of ...

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Study uses artificial intelligence for gingivitis detection

HONK KONG: The applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in dentistry have been widely explored in recent years. However, a recent study is one of the ...

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Researchers to develop novel antibiotic delivery system to treat aggressive periodontitis

BETHLEHEM, Pa., US: Aggressive forms of periodontitis associated with Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans are often difficult to treat with traditional ...

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients rate how oral health affects quality of life

MADRID, Spain/MEDELLÍN, Colombia: Researchers have evaluated the relationship between oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and rheumatoid arthritis...

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EFP publishes report on needed collaboration between dental professionals and general practitioners

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Close collaboration between general practitioners, periodontists and other oral health professionals is necessary for effective ...

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Researchers develop novel cytokine indices that reflect severity of periodontal inflammation

NEW YORK, US: Seeking to better characterise the inflammatory consequences of periodontal inflammation, researchers have recently developed two scores to ...

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Partial extraction therapy and implant treatment in the maxilla

Various techniques and methods based either on grafting of the fresh extraction socket (ridge preservation) with different materials and delayed implant ...

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Research identifies potential novel treatment for managing periodontal disease

LONDON, UK: Though our understanding of the causes of and potential treatments for periodontal disease has advanced substantially in recent decades, new ...

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Researchers developing rapid test for periodontal disease

BIRMINGHAM, UK: The link between periodontal disease and a range of systemic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and ...

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Oral-B and Straumann alliance officially launched with highly-anticipated jointly sponsored session at EuroPerio10

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Two weeks after the official announcement, Oral-B and Straumann kicked off their landmark alliance with a jointly sponsored scientific ...

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Artificial intelligence shows promise for detecting periodontal status in bitewing radiographs

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Researchers in Turkey have examined the extent to which deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are able to identify ...

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Researchers developing 3D ultrasound system for accurate, safe diagnosis of dental disease

EDMONTON, Canada: A team of researchers at the University of Alberta has secured funding to develop a 3D ultrasound device that would allow dentists to ...

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Gum Health Day 2022 focuses on new guidelines for periodontal disease prevention and treatment

BRUSSELS, Belgium/BIRMINGHAM, UK: Treat your gums” is the slogan for Gum Health Day 2022, a worldwide awareness campaign organised by the European ...

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New research outlines vaping’s unique connection to periodontal disease

NEW YORK, US: Smoking tobacco has long been known to be detrimental to oral health, but the risks of newer simulations of smoking such as vaping are less ...

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