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The latest publication of the Oral Microbiology Group UCH-CEU has just been released. The article entitled “Alcohol and tobacco consumption affect the oral carriage of Candida albicans and mutans streptococci” has been publish in Letters of Applied Microbiology. The...
Guided by Dr. V. Herrnández, on May 14 a group of students from the first year of Dentistry visited the biomedical research center Prince Felipe. During the visit the students discovered the main research lines of the center, including investigations...
Caries is caused by sugar, right?...wrong? The central role of sugar in caries development is amply demonstrated in the literature.It is however important to remember the multifactorial ethology of caries, involving free sugar, host factors, microbial components and underlying pathologies. So how did...
Esophageal cancer incidence and mortality trends varied substantially across Europe over the last few decades, with important differences between sexes and the two main histological subtypes, squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and adenocarcinoma (EAC). Esophageal carcinoma affects more than 450000...
Do you have a tongue piercing? In our modern society, it is becoming increasingly common to come across people who have pierced their tongue or other part of the oral cavity as an expression of body art or other personal...
How do you prescribe? All dentists must learn to prescribe medicine as it forms an integral part of their profession.  Learning how to prescribe as a Dental student can be quite a challenging task, however.  Students tradtitionally begin to tackle...
Maintaining good oral hygiene is something few of us actually manage to achieve on a permanent basis. We are all entitled the occasional lapse in our routines but here are 7 quick tips for keeping your mouth in top...
Mucins and Health Mucins are key components of mucus, which is found to provide critical protection on wet epithelial surfaces in the body.  Mucins are found in the gastrointestinal tract, female genital tract, and respiratory tract, as well as in...