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Facial Pain Center Director Tapped as FDA Dental Educator

Published: July 14th, 2006

Henry A. Gremillion, D.D.S., an associate professor of orthodontics and director of the Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center, received the Florida Dental Associations Annual Dental Educator Award. Gremillion was […]

Oral Biology Faculty Honored with IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards

Published: July 14th, 2006

Richard Lamont, Ph.D., and Ann Progulske-Fox, Ph.D., both professors of oral biology, were honored with Distinguished Scientist awards by the International Association for Dental Research during the associations 84th General […]

Oral Cancer Prevention Campaign Hits the Streets

Oral Cancer Prevention Campaign Hits the Streets

Published: July 5th, 2006

Members of the “Oral Cancer: It Spreads Faster Than You Think” campaign team, an innovative health education effort launched June 1 in Jacksonville, Fla., know a bus wrap is worth […]

Tooth decay-causing bacteria can live without molecules once considered essential

Published: December 15th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Leave it to the bacteria that cause tooth decay to be able to live without something all cells were thought to require. Scientists have long believed a […]

Tiny cellular structure plays big role in mammalian gene regulation

Tiny cellular structure plays big role in mammalian gene regulation

Published: December 5th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida researchers have discovered a new ingredient in our cellular soup, tiny structures that may lay the groundwork for how new cells form and then […]

UF researchers test drug that could cut orthodontic treatment time in half

UF researchers test drug that could cut orthodontic treatment time in half

Published: July 5th, 2005

GAINESVILLE , Fla. — In the first study of its kind, UniversityofFlorida researchers are testing the power of a natural human hormone to biochemically move teeth faster and less painfully […]

General dentistry residents have high implant success rate

Published: June 6th, 2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– First-year general dentistry residents at the UF College of Dentistry Jacksonville Clinic have the right stuff when it comes to successfully placing tooth implants. In fact, their success […]

Practice-based dental research networks receive $75 million

Practice-based dental research networks receive $75 million

Published: June 6th, 2005

Gainesville, Fla —The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH/NIDCR) made an April announcement that $75 million in federal funding will be used to establish […]

Some rural residents with oral pain wait too long before seeking help

Published: May 12th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Rural residents are nearly twice as likely as their urban counterparts to postpone timely trips to the dentist, seeking help only after they develop a problem and […]

Live oral bacteria found in arterial plaque

Published: March 22nd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gum disease has been linked to hardening of the arteries for nearly a decade, and scientists have long fingered a gang of oral bacteria as the obvious […]