Bioinformatics and Dentistry
The field of dentistry has come a long way in providing innovative solutions for oral healthcare. Advancements in technology, particularly in the realm of bioinformatics, have significantly contributed to transforming dental practices.
Posted May 25, 2023 by Anusha ‐ 3 min read
Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that decreases the amount of moisture produced by the eyes and saliva by salivary glands. It is named after Swedish eye doctor Henrik Sjogren, who first described the condition.
Posted August 20, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 4 min read
Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth, is a condition in which the person’s salivary glands don't make enough saliva to keep the mouth wet. It is generally seen as a side-effect of certain medications, symptom of some medical disorders or as an adverse effect of radiation in cancer therapy. Rarely, the cause may be directly related to the salivary gland itself.
Posted August 20, 2022 by Anusha ‐ 6 min read