Dentistry

Research reveals impact of COVID-19 on dental hygienists

Nearly two years into the pandemic with widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccines and a decrease in infections, new studies reveal dental hygienists have low COVID-19 infection rates and high vaccination acceptance. In ...

Dentistry

Study: The best, worst and unproven tools to care for your teeth

Do probiotics prevent gum disease? Is flossing necessary? Many patients are unable to confidently answer these questions and more due to the abundance of conflicting medical information. However, new research led by the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sources of SARS-CoV-2 and other microorganisms in dental aerosols

COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020 and given an incomplete understanding of the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at that time, the American Dental Association recommended that dental offices refrain from providing ...

Biomedical technology

Lighting up bone repair

Researchers led by TMDU fabricate a material that will aid bone healing, help medical practitioners clearly assess the full damage to bones after an injury, and clarify probable patient outcomes

Dentistry

Interventions for aerosols generated during clinical practice

Researchers at the KI Department of Dental Medicine, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Zurich, have published a systematic review in the Journal of Dental Research, providing evidence for interventions ...

Dentistry

After lockdown: what you can expect when you go to the dentist

Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020, it has caused unprecedented disruption to our everyday lives, not least to our health services. While hospitals braced themselves for an influx of COVID-19 patients, ...

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