Researchers from the Center for Oral and Systemic Health at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute presented results from their research studies at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research General Session and Exhibition June 19-22 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

This international research conference, which assembles around 7,000 dental professionals and researchers, included exciting and diverse themes representing the major scientific headings in current dental and research findings from around the world. 

The research presenters and poster topics included:

  • Neel Shimpi, B.D.S., Ph.D., associate research scientist, "Dental Pulp Stones Prevalence in Patients with Nephrolithiasis and Co-morbidities."
  • Ingrid Glurich, Ph.D., project scientist, "Periodontitis and Chronic Kidney Disease: Parallel Examination of Prevalence and Longitudinal Exacerbation."
  • Annie Steinmetz, B.S., P.M.P., project manager-senior, "HbA1c Screening in the Dental Setting."

"I am very proud of the spotlight our oral and systemic health research is getting on an international scale. We have something special here at Marshfield Clinic Health System with the combined dental and medical record that has allowed us to make great strides in this area," said Amit Acharya, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., executive director of the Research Institute.

The abstracts presented at this year's meeting will be published online in a special issue of the Journal of Dental Research.