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May 2017

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

A recent study from UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health published in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is challenging a longstanding hydrodynamic theory that states environment stimulation triggers fluid movement in a tooth’s hard tissue, which then stimulates the tooth’s nerves in its root, causing pain.

Dr. Chochlidakis Awarded for Research

Dr. Chochlidakis Awarded for Research

Dr. Chochlidakis, assistant professor at Eastman Institute for Oral Health Prosthodontics Department, was awarded the Glen P. McGivney Scientific Writing Award for Systematic Review.