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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 […]

UF researchers map bacterial proteins that cause tooth loss

Published: February 3rd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The human mouth teems with millions of enamel-eroding, gum-inflaming microbes. One of these, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is a bacterial homesteader that stakes a claim deep within the spaces […]