UCLA School of Dentistry gets $9 million from First 5 LA to increase dental care access for infants, young children
The UCLA School of Dentistry has received major new funding to help improve the oral health of children in underserved populations. First 5 LA, the child advocacy and grant-making organization, awarded the UCLA School of Dentistry and its partners $9 million to increase access to dental care for Los Angeles children from birth to age 5.
Finding could pave way toward treatments for bone diseases like osteoporosis
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will allow the school to continue its pioneering efforts by creating a comprehensive research training program to help cultivate the next generation of dentist–scientists and oral health researchers.
The Children's Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles will be hosting Give Kids A Smile on Saturday, February 4, 2012.
Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry investigating how stem cells can be used to regenerate dental tissue have discovered a way to produce cells with stem cell–like characteristics from the most common type of human skin cell in the epidermis.
A new mouthwash developed by a microbiologist at the UCLA School of Dentistry is highly successful in targeting the harmful Streptococcus mutans bacteria that is the principal cause tooth decay and cavities.