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Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Clinical Trials
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine is looking for adults to participate in a dental study. The goal of this study is to better understand the link between weight status and gum disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 30 to 64 years old Either lean or overweight Have at least 10 teeth Have not taken an antibiotic within the last 3 months Are not currently pregnant Report no autoimmune disease Are not taking immunosuppressant medication Fluent in English or Spanish
Contact(s)
STEPHANIE STEIMER
slsteime@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6307
Description:
This study is recruiting volunteers for a dental study through the University at Buffalo (UB) Microbiome Center in the UB School of Dental Medicine. The study team is researching if they can make accurate copies of bacteria patterns in mouth plaque (the “stuff” that collects between gums and teeth). The results of the study will help dentists to better understand how gum disease develops and comes back over time. Read More
Eligibility:
1. At least 21 years old 2. Have at least sixteen (16) teeth 3. Not currently pregnant 4. Not currently wearing braces or orthodontic appliances
Contact(s)
Patricia Diaz-Moreno
pidiazmo@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5822
Description:
This survey study examines how transgender and gender nonconforming individuals have experienced oral healthcare, how accessible such care is to them, and how they feel about receiving it. Read More
Eligibility:
18 or greater years of age
self-identify as transgender or gender nonconforming
Contact(s)
ALLANA LANGEN
alangen@buffalo.edu
+1 716-845-7566
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine is looking for volunteers to join a gum disease study. The study aims to learn more about how harmful bacteria grow in the mouth and cause periodontal (gum) disease. We are interested in Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. ginivalis), a pathogen involved in gum disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 25 years or older Have at least 16 natural teeth Have the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivitis in their mouth Have gum disease (which will be determined by study staff) Do not wear braces or other orthodontic equipment Have not had periodontal treatment or surgery in the past year Not currently pregnant
Contact(s)
Patricia Diaz-Moreno
pidiazmo@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5822
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:
We are looking for healthy adults age 21+  for a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn more about how bacteria in the mouth work.  We hope that with this understanding, new treatments can be designed to prevent disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Age 21+.
In general good health.
Pregnant women may not participate.
Contact(s)
JASON KAY
jasonkay@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2844
Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Clinical Trials
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