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Guidelines for Fluoride Intake — Are They Appropriate?

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The appropriate use of fluoride has transformed oral health over the past 70 years, in part due to the guidelines created for fluoride intake. Recently, researchers are questioning these longstanding guidelines which served as advisory recommendations for decades. This issue of Advances in Dental Research, an e-Supplement to the Journal of Dental Research (JDR), presents the proceedings of a symposium at the 95th General Session of IADR in San Francisco, USA and includes reviews that critically examine the current guidelines for fluoride intake.

JDR Clinical & Translational Research Wins PROSE Award for “Best New Journal in Biological and Life Sciences”

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) are pleased to announce that IADR/AADR’s newest Journal, the JDR Clinical & Translational Research (JDR CTR), won the PROSE Award for “Best New Journal in Biological and Life Sciences.”

The PROSE Awards, given annually by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, recognize the best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals and electronic content in 58 categories.

Caries Prevention and Treatment Highlight Proceedings Published in Advances in Dental Research

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Alexandria, Va., USA – Fluoride utilization has led to the significant reduction in dental caries (decay), but dental caries still remain a major public health problem, particularly in underserved and aging communities. The International Conference on Novel AntiCaries and Remineralizing Agents 3 (ICNARA 3) sought to summarize the current status of caries management and highlight exciting new therapeutic possibilities and future research needs. The papers resulting from this conference are published in the latest issue of Advances in Dental Research, an e-Supplement to the Journal of Dental Research (JDR).

IADR Members Elect Pamela Den Besten as Vice President

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DenBesten.png?r=1512655862885Members of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) have elected Pamela Den Besten, University of California – San Francisco, USA as the next IADR vice president. Her term will commence at the conclusion of the 96th General Session of the IADR, held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional Congress, in London, England, July 25-28, 2018. After serving as vice president, Pamela DenBesten will stay on the IADR Board of Directors for three consecutive terms as president- elect, president and immediate past president. 

Exploring Periodontitis in Patients With Chédiak-Higashi Syndrome

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Periodontitis in Chédiak-Higashi Syndrome: An Altered Immunoinflammatory Response” in the JDR Clinical & Translational Research (JDR CTR). In this study, Vivek Thumbigere Math, from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and authors from other institutes of NIH as well as the State University of Campinas, Piracicaba Dental School, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil sought to determine the periodontal status of patients with severe and mild forms of Chédiak-Higashi syndrome (CHS), a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations in the lysosomal trafficking regulator gene (LYST) — a gene that codes for a protein that helps with protein packaging and transport within cells.