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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2023 Vol.24 No.10 P.853-867


Current status and future prospects of stomatology research

Author(s):  Qianming CHEN, Yahui WANG, Jing SHUAI

Affiliation(s):  Stomatology Hospital, School of Stomatology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases of Zhejiang Province, Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedical Research of Zhejiang Province, Cancer Center of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310006, China

Corresponding email(s):   qmchen@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Stomatology, Dental medicine, Systemic disease, Material, Innovative technique

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Qianming CHEN, Yahui WANG, Jing SHUAI. Current status and future prospects of stomatology research[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2023, 24(10): 853-867.

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Research in stomatology (dental medicine) continues to expand globally and is oriented towards solving clinical issues, focusing on clarifying the clinical relevance and potential mechanisms of oral‍–‍systemic connections via clinical epidemiology, oral microecological characterization, and the establishment of animal models. Interdisciplinary integration of materials science and tissue engineering with stomatology is expected to lead to the creation of innovative materials and technologies to better resolve the most prevalent and challenging clinical issues such as peri-implantitis, soft and hard tissue defects, and dentin hypersensitivity. With the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI), 5th generation mobile communication technology (5G), and big data applications, “intelligent stomatology” is emerging to build models for better clinical diagnosis and management, accelerate the reform of education, and support the growth and advancement of scientific research. Here, we summarized the current research status, and listed the future prospects and limitations of these three aspects, aiming to provide a basis for more accurate etiological exploration, novel treatment methods, and abundant big data analysis in stomatology to promote the translation of research achievements into practical applications for both clinicians and the public.




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