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Life Sciences Startup PhotOral Licenses Patented Oral Blue-Light Technology …

Posted by Z Dental Group - December 16th, 2011

BOSTON, Dec. 15, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — Life sciences startup PhotOral™ announced currently it has protected a law record from Harvard-affiliated Forsyth Institute to rise a novel intraoral device that uses blue light for targeting and obliterating potentially damaging dental board microorganisms. The agreement empowers newly-launched PhotOral to commercialize Forsyth’s photomedicine portfolio, addressing a $7 billion oral […]

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Cranberries Contain Possible Anti-Caries, Anti-Plaque Agents

Posted by Z Dental Group - June 18th, 2011

Scientists have discovered that the humble cranberry harbors several anti-oxidants (flavonoids) that show the ability to counteract the damaging effects of the bacterium Streptococcus mutans, which causes dental caries (tooth decay). Dental caries is the most common oral infectious disease that afflicts humans. More than 95% of all adults have experienced this disease. It is […]

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Researchers Identify New Dental Cavity-Causing Species

Posted by Z Dental Group - June 18th, 2011

A team of scientists from Boston has confirmed that the bacterium Streptococcus mutans is a primary culprit in early childhood caries (EEC) cavities on the first set of teeth, and has identified a new species of bacterium, Scardovia wiggsiae, which they suspect is also a major contributor. They report their findings in the Journal of […]

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Second-hand smoke may be a cavity risk

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

People who inhale second-hand smoke may be at a higher risk from cavities. That’s according to a study led by Dr Taru Kinnunen, director of the Tobacco Dependence Treatment and Research Programme at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr Kinnunen said that altought the study was still in its infancy, it found that second-hand […]

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Recommendation For Postmenopausal Women: Increase Dental Checkups

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 14th, 2011

Postmenopausal women have a new health message to hear. Two annual dental checkups aren’t enough. Older women need more, according to research findings from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic. That message comes from a comparison study of women on and off bone-strengthening bisphosphonate therapies for osteoporosis. Leena […]

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Postmenopausal women have higher risk of periodontitis

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 12th, 2011

Postmenopausal women need more than two dental checkups a year, according to a comparison study of women on and off bone-strengthening bisphosphonate therapies for osteoporosis conducted by researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic (Menopause, February 2011, Vol. 18:2, pp. 164-170). Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD, an assistant […]

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Potential Tooth Loss Link To Breast Cancer

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 16th, 2011

A new study suggests that women may be over 11 times more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have missing teeth and gum disease. The study (1), carried out by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden on over three thousand patients, showed that out of the 41 people who developed breast cancer those who […]

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