University at Buffalo researchers have received a new $438,000 grant to develop the first online intervention based on motivational interviewing to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors, including frequent brushing and flossing.
University at Buffalo professor Othman Shibly established a new dental clinic in Khanke Internally Displaced Population Camp in Duhok, Iraq, to provide the area’s nearly 16,000 women and children with their first oral health care in five years.
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host its 18th annual Give Kids A Smile Day, a national program dedicated to raising awareness about the prevalence of untreated dental disease and teaching children good dental health habits.
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 for cancer.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – When it comes to disease, health care and medical research, men and women are different in their susceptibility to specific diseases and disorders. In addition, experts say there is also a variance in the accuracy of their diagnoses, their treatment and even the kinds of treatment available to them.