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April 1, 2020 News News

UB Oral Biologists Recognized for Research and Mentorship from AADR and AAID

by The University at Buffalo

Two faculty members in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine were honored for their outstanding efforts in the areas of research, training and mentorship. Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, professor and chair of oral biology and associate dean

February 11, 2019 News News

Scientists to Test Light Therapy as Relief from Painful Side Effect of Cancer Treatment

by The University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling in the mouth that result from chemotherapy and radiation treatment

December 5, 2018 News News

Study: Older Women Who Suffer From Tooth Loss are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

by University at Buffalo

Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a University at Buffalo study published Dec. 4 in the American Journal of Hypertension. Multiple studies have suggested an association

August 16, 2017 News NewsOral Health

UB dental school ranked among top 10 in nation and No. 11 worldwide

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine was ranked No. 10 among dental schools in the United States and No. 11 among dental schools worldwide in the 2017 global rankings of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The

June 23, 2017 News Dental TechnologyNews

Dental School Gets Digital Dentistry Renovation

by Marcene Robinson, University at Buffalo News

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of the school’s pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics. The first phase, a portion of the $11 million remodel of the pre-clinical

March 8, 2016 News DentalDentistryGeneral PracticeImplantology

Antidepressants linked to tooth implant failure, new study finds

by University at Buffalo

Side effects of antidepressants, the second most prescribed drug in America, weaken bone growth, a crucial factor for implant success BUFFALO, N.Y. – Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, may play a role in dental implant