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Columbia dental students in the Hispanic Student Dental Association are finding ways to promote oral health in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic without compromising safety.
Along with video conferencing for classes, Columbia's College of Dental Medicine is introducing students to telehealth and utilizing new software to educate students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have determined how a common oral bacteria often implicated in tooth decay accelerates the growth of colon cancer.
New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
- December 5, 2018
The College of Dental Medicine will be able to provide dental care for more children in need with a new mobile dental clinic.
- May 15, 2018
"Dentistry combines science, art, finesse, and communication," says Yumna Piracha, DDS'18. "It's my way of using my knowledge and skill to better serve the community."
- February 13, 2018
Dennis Mitchell, DDS, was elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, the most pre-eminent voice for diversity in higher education in the United States.
- January 25, 2018
Columbia is leading the way toward personalized dentistry, using digital technology and information science to stretch the boundaries of dental research and education.
- May 26, 2017
Frequent users of cannabis—including marijuana and hashish—are more likely to have gum disease, Columbia University dental researchers have found.
- December 21, 2016
The oral health of children on Medicaid lags behind their privately insured peers, even though they receive the same amount of dental care.
- November 3, 2016
Gene mutations that affect drug metabolism may explain higher hospitalization rates for some older adults taking multiple medications.
- October 10, 2016
Researchers from Columbia College of Dental Medicine have identified stem cells in the jaw bone that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints.
- October 4, 2016
Researchers have identified 41 master regulator genes that may cause gum disease, also known as periodontal disease.