The immune system is highly dynamic and flexible, changing in reaction to the surrounding environment. While it is well known that the immune system fights infection and cancers, including those of the dental, oral, and craniofacial region, it is less clear how it functions in the balance between oral health and oral disease. This initiative supports research to understand how the immune system remains flexible to maintain good oral health, both in the absence and presence of disease or injury, in order to develop new treatment strategies.
Click on "more details," below, for the full description. Please submit your ideas, comments, and suggestions by clicking on the green "Submit Comments" button in the top, right-hand corner.