Dental Science

$14m invested to create vaccine for debilitating periodontal gum disease

Melbourne Dental School Head of School Mike Morgan, CSL Senior Vice President of Research Andrew Nash, University of Melbourne Vice-President (Enterprise) Doron Ben-Meir, COHR CEO & Director of Research Eric Reynolds, Member for Higgins Katie Allen and Brandon Capital Investment Manager Ingmar Wahlqvist at the launch of Denteric.

Brush your teeth! It could save your life

Next time you’re racing out of the house without cleaning your teeth, think again. Neglecting your pearly whites can lead to a lot more than the odd filling.

Killing Superbugs with Star-Shaped Polymers, not Antibiotics

Bio21's Associate Professor Neil O’Brien-Simpson and Professor Eric Reynolds from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and Bio21 Institute were on the team that created the star-shaped ‘peptide polymer’ structures that hold promise for a new treatment methods against superbugs.

Why those sugar-free products damage your teeth

Buyer beware: new research shows sugar-free drinks and lollies are just as bad for your teeth as sugary products

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