Fall 2014 // Vol. 2, No. 2

Welcome to our latest issue of FORUM! From two academic teams comes reports on their original research about newly identified oral bacteria and anodized versus non-anodized screws after autoclave sterilization. Then, learn about how dental education is writing its new chapter. See all that and more in our latest issue. Don’t forget to subscribe!


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Call for Papers: Forum for Dental Student Research and Innovation
We are looking for your work right now! If you are working on original research, please consider publishing it in our journal. See our guidelines, and contact Melissa Tennen at mtennen@aegiscomm.com.
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ADA Foundation Announces New Grant Opportunity to Nonprofits Working to Improve Oral Health
The ADA Foundation invites US-based nonprofit organizations that work to improve oral health to apply for a grant through its new Semi-annual Invitational Grant Program.
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International Study: Gum Disease Linked with Heart Disease Risk Factors
A large, international study has found more factors linked with heart disease risk among people with gum disease. The study included more than 15,000 people with stable heart disease from 39 countries.
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FDA Proposes to Extend its Tobacco Authority to Include E-cigarettes
As part of its implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed by the President in 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new rule that would extend the agency’s tobacco authority to cover additional tobacco products.
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Study: Custom-Made Mouthguards Reduce Athletes’ Risk for Concussion
When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child's risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store.
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