In The News: School of Dental Medicine

Gaceta Dental
August 25, 2021

Dentistry has penetrated the atmosphere and has taken its first steps in outer space.

The Nevada Independent
August 23, 2021

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) requested more than $205 million for 71 projects across Nevada under Congress’ revived earmarking system, which allows members to direct spending to specific projects from the 12 annual appropriations bills.

Dental Tribune
July 3, 2021

As the saying goes, the sky is the limit. This is true for scientists conducting the first oral health experiment in space to investigate the growth and response of oral bacteria to treatment agents in zero gravity.

Nevada Business
July 1, 2021

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ (UNLV) Colleges of Engineering and Dental Medicine have partnered with NASA and toothpaste brand Colgate to determine the effectiveness of oral health products in space.

BollyInside
June 25, 2021

Earlier this month a rocket supplying the International Space Station carried oral bacteria and saliva gleaned from the mouths of 30 UNLV dental clinic patients.

The Good Men Project
June 25, 2021

What can you do to safeguard your teeth from decay?

KNPR News
June 24, 2021

Toothpaste ads promise smiles that are out of this world. Now UNLV is assisting Colgate-Palmolive to put that claim to the test.

Dental Tribune Italy
June 23, 2021

As the saying goes, "the sky is the limit". This is true for scientists conducting the first oral health experiment in space to evaluate the growth and response of oral bacteria to the agents being treated in zero gravity.

Dental Tribune
June 18, 2021

Scientists conduct first oral health experiment in space to study the growth and response of oral bacteria to treatment agents in zero gravity.

Stomatology Network
June 18, 2021

In order to better understand the growth and metabolism of oral biofilms, scientists are conducting a new oral care experiment in space.

MSN Lifestyle
June 17, 2021

Researchers will conduct the first oral health study in space to understand the growth of oral bacteria and response to treatment in a zero gravity environment.

msn
June 16, 2021

Researchers will conduct the first oral health study in space to understand the growth of oral bacteria and response to treatment in a zero gravity environment. The project, sponsored by the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory and conducted in collaboration with NASA and Colgate-Palmolive , will take two months and is intended to improve oral health care on land, reports Dental Tribune International.