July, 2013

Gingival stem cells can be used in tissue regeneration

Researchers have discovered that gingivae, an easily accessible tissue, are an attractive source for stem cells.

The International and American Associations for Dental (IADR/AADR) has published a paper suggesting gingival stem cells can be used in tissue regeneration. While researchers have known for some time that gums contained stem cells, until now they were uncertain from […]

Redfern All Blacks juniors benefit from mouth guards

(L-R) Kylie Gwynne, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health; Dr Steven Naoum, Faculty of Dentistry; Rhys Wesser from South Sydney Cares; Boe Rambaldini from the Centre for Oral Health Strategy.

Souths Juniors club, the Redfern All Blacks, this week had five grades, ranging from under 6’s to under 14’s, fitted out with individually moulded mouth guards in an attempt to raise awareness about the importance of oral care. The initiative, […]