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Showing 1 - 10 of 13 Clinical Trials
Description:
This study enrolls adults with or without Type 2 Diabetes. The purpose of this study is to learn which bacteria (germs) make gum disease worse when a person does or does not have diabetes. Read More
Eligibility:
-Adults ages 25+.

We are currently looking for 2 groups of people;
-people without diabetes & without periodontal disease
-people with diabetes & no periodontal disease

Both groups must...
-Have at least 20 natural teeth.
-Be a non-smoker (haven’t used tobacco products in the last year).
-Have not had a dental cleaning in the last 3 months....
Contact(s)
KAREN FALKNER
falkner@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6306
Description:
This study enrolls children and teens. The purpose of the study is to see which types of toothpaste give the most benefit to teeth. Read More
Eligibility:
Children ages 10-14.
Presence of second molars or evidence of erupting permanent second molars.
Good general health
Contact(s)
ALLANA LANGEN
alangen@buffalo.edu
+1 716-888-4712
Description:
This study enrolls children who are having orthodontic treatment and need a rapid maxillary expansion (RME) device. The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of palatal expansion on jaw movement during sleep. Read More
Eligibility:
-Children ages 7-14.
-Are under orthodontic care and need to use a rapid maxillary expansion (RME) device
Description:
This study enrolls people who are scheduled for a surgery at ECMC involving removing the tissue that makes saliva. The purpose of this study is to use tissue samples that otherwise would have been discarded to learn more about how salivary gland inflammation happens at a molecular level. We hope this will lead to new ways to diagnose and treat salivary gland inflammatory diseases. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+
Scheduled for a surgery at ECMC involving salivary gland excision (e.g. Neck Dissection Surgery, etc.)
Any sample of salivary gland tissue that would otherwise be discarded will be included for the study.
Contact(s)
JAMES ZEMER
jameszem@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-2521
Description:
This study enrolls adults who are having a head or neck surgery that will remove tissue that makes saliva. This research is being done to gain a better understanding of the tissue that makes saliva (salivary gland tissue). Read More
Eligibility:
-Adults ages 18+
-Come to the ECMC Department of Head and Neck Surgery for a procedure involving removal of salivary tissue.
Contact(s)
JAMES ZEMER
jameszem@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-2521
Description:
This study enrolls children ages 4-16 who have been scheduled for conscious sedation during a procedure at our dental clinic. The purpose of this study is to learn about how a sedative used in pediatric dentistry works on producing amnesia (forgetting). Read More
Eligibility:
Children ages 5-16.
Already scheduled for conscious sedation at our dental clinic.
No verbal or hearing disabilities.
English speaking.
Contact(s)
ALLANA LANGEN
alangen@buffalo.edu
+1 716-888-4712
Description:
This study enrolls people who are having dental surgery where some gum tissue is removed. The purpose of this study is to understand why there are differences between males and females in how severe gum disease is. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+ People having dental surgery at UB's School of Dental Medicine
Contact(s)
Keith Kirkwood
klkirk@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2844
Description:
This study enrolls people who are scheduled to have a tooth pulled. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the make up of the tissue inside the root canal of a tooth. We will use teeth that have been extracted that would otherwise be discarded for research purposes. Read More
Eligibility:
Have been scheduled for a tooth extraction at UB's Dental Clinic.
Contact(s)
Hacer Aksel
haceraks@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3847
Description:
The purpose of this research is to learn about a person's individual experience of facial injury in order to develop a better definition of injury for further research. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults
Have had a recent injury to the head, face, or neck region
Contact(s)
RICHARD OHRBACH
ohrbach@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3590
Description:
We are looking for adults ages 18-75 for a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about how people experience tooth extraction and the healing that comes after it. Read More
Eligibility:
Age 18-75.
Scheduled for a tooth extraction at UB's School of Dental Medicine.
Women who are pregnant or nursing may not participate.
Contact(s)
PATRICIA KWIATKOWSKI
pak24@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6230
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