Grant to develop chair-side test for serious gum disease
Dr Svetislav Zaric has been awarded £14,100 by the Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust to develop a test to detect high potency LPS in the mouth, which can lead to periodontitis – an issue prevalent in ageing.
First dental NIHR portfolio study in the South West achieves full recruitment
Plymouth University news: An over-the-counter saliva test for gum disease could be one step nearer, now that a dental clinical trial in the South West has recruited all the patients it needs
National recognition for oral disease research
Plymouth University news: A study which could result in an 'over the counter' test for severe gum disease has been adopted by the National Institute for Health Research
National award for research to stop bone destruction and tooth loss in gum disease
Plymouth University news: Dental researchers receive a national award for their research project. which seeks to re-programme the immune system to stop bone destruction and tooth loss in severe gum disease.