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IADR/AADR Announce the JDR's 2017 Impact Factor Increase

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Alexandria, Va., USA – Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research announced the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) holds its highest 2-Year Impact Factor in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category at 5.380. This is the first time the Journal’s Impact Factor has reached above 5 and marks a 13% increase from its 2016 Impact Factor. This news comes from the just released 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018). The Impact Factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year and helps to evaluate a journal’s relative importance, especially when compared with others in the same field.

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.

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.

Medicaid Adult Benefit Linked to Tooth Saving Procedures

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Alexandria, VA, USA – At the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), researcher Lynn Doan, University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine, Aurora “Medicaid Adult Dental Benefit Impact on Dental Utilization, University Clinic.” The IADR General Session was held in conjunction with the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 41stAnnual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research. 


Salivary Microbiome Imbalance Associated With Obesity

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Alexandria, VA, USA – At the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), researcher Yujia Wu, Peking University Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China “Variations in Saliva Microbiome Associated With Obesity.” The IADR General Session was held in conjunction with the 46thAnnual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 41st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research.


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