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Research in the Department of Allied Health


Dr. Terry Dean works alongside a student in the Dental Hygiene clinic.

Research in the Department of Allied Health:

The Dental Hygiene Program has several ongoing student projects including:

  • Ozone therapy in Dentistry
  • Computer Controlled Delivery of local anesthetics vs. traditional delivery
  • Examining the use of three dimensional printing to create prostheses within the dental field as well as reviewing a new procedure to reduce gingival recession known as the Pinhole Surgical Technique conducted within the clinical setting
  • Oral Health of Vegetarians
  • Mouth-to-Mouth Transmission of Pathogens
  • Oral Hygiene Access and Care in the U.S. Prison System.

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 Last Modified 10/8/18