Clinical Research Core

Advancing Breakthroughs Through Clinical Research in the IU School of Dentistry

Our clinical research core team uses in situ remineralization and longer-term in situ dental caries and dental erosion models to conduct studies for industry sponsors and academic peers. We are unique in that we are one of the few sites worldwide capable of conducting research with these models.

Dental biofilm research is a current area of global interest, increasing the demand for our expertise and capabilities using our newly developed in situ biofilm caries model. Our expertise also includes interventional studies in gingivitis, periodontal disease, dry mouth and Sjögren’s syndrome, denture adhesives, smoking cessation, and oral cancer.

Our team comprises administrative personnel, clinical research coordinators, and dental professionals. Investigators have the option of allocating our highly trained clinical research personnel directly to their project whenever available.