Bacterium Causing Periodontal Disease Isolated

June 4, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI — June 4, 2013 — University of Michigan Medical School researchers, working with colleagues from the U-M School of Dentistry, have discovered a bacterium that is responsible for causing periodontitis, a common but largely preventable oral infectious disease.  Periodontitis is characterized by a progressive loss of bone around the teeth.  Without proper …

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A First! 3 in a Row for U-M Orthodontics

January 14, 2013

Resident Wins Milo Hellman Award Ann Arbor, MI — January 14, 2013 — It’s a first!  For the third consecutive year, a resident in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s Graduate Orthodontics Program has won the prestigious Milo Hellman Research Award from the American Association of Orthodontists.   This year’s winner, Dr. Aaron Havens, a third-year …

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