Faculty of Dentistry

Good oral health reduces risk of fatal outcomes from COVID-19

Published: 7Apr2021

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by...

Painting a picture of the oral health of Canadians

Published: 7Jul2021

A new study “Oral health and oral health care of Canadians” led by Prof. Paul Allison of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry, has received $3.3 million of funding from the Canadian Institutes...

Our biological clock plays crucial role in healing from surgery

Published: 21Jan2020

If you have just had knee, shoulder or hip surgery, you may want to take anti-inflammatories in the morning or at noon, but not at night. A McGill-led study shows, for the first time, that...

Professor Maryam Tabrizian receives Collaborative Health Research Project Grant

Published: 9Aug2019

Funding from the country’s three federal granting councils—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities...

Bone cell response to mechanical force is balance of injury and repair

Published: 17Oct2018

Scientists have revealed the intricate process that bone cells use to repair themselves after mechanical injury, according to a study in the open-access journal eLife....

Appointment for the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry

20 Feb 2018

Professor Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal Academic announces the appointment of Dr. Elham Emami as the next Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Emami’s five-year, renewable term...

Newly discovered pathway for pain processing could lead to new treatments

Published: 8Aug2017

The discovery of a new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope of using existing cancer drugs to replace the use of opioids in chronic pain treatment, according to scientists at...

Why some dental implants work and others don’t

Published: 25Oct2016

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that...

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