News: oral health
University of Adelaide researchers are exploring if a unique transplant which involves moving good bacteria from one person’s mouth to another – possibly through a special toothpaste - could be the answer to improving dental health.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide will conduct a wide-ranging nationwide study on the extent and causes of tooth decay in Australian children and the mental health, education and financial impacts that it has.
University of Adelaide titleholder and alum Dr Trudy Lin says she is incredibly humbled and honoured to be invited to pay her respects to Queen Elizabeth II.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that throat cancers caused by human papilloma virus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted disease, are 15 times more prevalent in Indigenous Australians than young non-Indigenous Australians, and five times the prevalence reported in a systematic review involving the US, Brazil, Mexico and Finland.
A third of Australian adults aged 15 years or more has untreated tooth decay, results of a national oral health study led by the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide show.