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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.
The College of Dental Medicine will be able to provide dental care for more children in need with a new mobile dental clinic.
"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."
- January 3, 2014
The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is being honored by the ADEAGies Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Dental Education Association, for its Community DentCare program.
- November 10, 2013
Taking care of your gums could help keep heart disease at bay. Mailman School researchers have shown that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree.
- June 13, 2013
Columbia University announced today that Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, has been named Dean of Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine.
- May 21, 2013
As the newly-elected president of the ASDA, Columbia dental student Jiwon Lee ’14 now leads the nation's prominent student-run dental organization.
Source:WCBS-TVAugust 24, 2012
Dr. James Noble, neurologist, commented on a new study that showed an association between good oral hygiene and a lower risk of dementia.
- August 6, 2012
The observed association between periodontitis and atherosclerotic vascular disease cannot be attributed solely to the recognized common risk factors.
- April 19, 2012
- October 30, 2008