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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
+1 716-906-0171
Description:
Study will assess adult participants for gum disease and bacteria in the mouth. The dental exams are the same exams that normally take place in dentist’s office. Saliva and plaque will be collected from participants. Visits will be every 2 weeks or every month. Study lasts 10-12 months. Read More
Eligibility:
At least 25 years old
At least sixteen (16) teeth
To be determined at Screening Visit: Presence of at least 4 sites (anterior or posterior) with probing pocket depths (PD) > 5 mm and < 6 mm and concomitant clinical attachment loss.
To be determined by testing subgingival plaque after the Screening Visit: Have detectable Pg in subgingival plaque as assessed by PCR (we will take sampl...
Contact(s)
KAREN FALKNER
falkner@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6306
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
+1 716-906-0171
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 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
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