In The News: School of Dental Medicine

Dental Tribune
June 15, 2021

As the saying goes, the sky is the limit. This is true for the scientists conducting the first oral health experiment in space to investigate the growth and response of oral bacteria to treatment agents in zero gravity. The project, which is being sponsored by the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory and conducted in collaboration with NASA and Colgate-Palmolive, will last two months and is partly aimed at improving oral health treatment on the ground.

The Colombian
June 8, 2021

SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.

Chain Drug Review
June 7, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive (Colgate) has sent the first-ever private sector oral care experiment to the International Space Station (ISS), under the sponsorship of the ISS U.S. National Laboratory (National Lab).

Las Vegas Sun
June 7, 2021

More than a year after COVID-19 temporarily shut down dental offices, then led to heightened sanitary demands upon reopening, dentists are urging people who got out of the habit of receiving regular dental care to come back to the hydraulic chair.

WSVN
June 4, 2021

SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.

Australian Broadcasting Corp.
June 4, 2021

The 3,300-kilogram shipment — which also includes fresh lemons, onions, avocados and cherry tomatoes for the station's seven astronauts — should arrive on Saturday.

Sydney News Today
June 4, 2021

SpaceX’s Falcon rocket was launched from the Kennedy Space Center into the hazy afternoon sky.

Los Angeles Times
June 4, 2021

SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.

The Guardian
June 4, 2021

Rocket due to reach the International Space Station this weekend is loaded with 7,300lb of fresh food and supplies for an orbiting lab.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 4, 2021

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is teaming up once again with NASA to conduct research, this time to determine if oral bacteria grows the same way in weightlessness as it does in the mouths of humans on Earth.

WXXV-TV: Fox 25
June 4, 2021

SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.

VegasChinaRen.com
June 4, 2021

UNLV researchers from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering and the School of Dentistry (saliva and oral bacteria) are collaborating with NASA and Colgate-Palmolive to study the growth of oral bacteria in space and observe Colgate Of oral care products are effective in a microgravity environment.