Ambrosia V. Brody, Managing Editor Archive

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Although oral cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer, awareness about this deadly disease is low. In recognition of Oral Cancer Awareness Month this April, The Oral Cancer Foundation encourages clinicians across the United States to offer oral cancer screenings for …
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Why Little Teeth Matter

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is bringing the importance of the age 1 dental visit to the forefront with an update to its 2014 “State of Little Teeth Report.”
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Can Light Therapy Provide Relief from Oral Mucositis?

Light therapy may help alleviate oral mucositis experienced by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy. A team at the University at Buffalo (UB) will determine the effectiveness of photobiomodulation in the prevention and management of oral mucositis, as this technology has …

Are Dental Screening Laws Working?

How effective are dental screening laws (DSLs) at addressing oral disease among children if obstacles limit their ability to connect children to dental care? The answer: not very successful. A lack of dental providers participating in Medicaid and failure to facilitate referrals …
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UCSF Dentist Takes on the Sugar Industry

Cristin Kearns, DDS, MBA, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) did not set out to become an academic. But that’s what happened after attending a 2007 dental conference on …
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Poor Oral Health May Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer Among African American Women

A Boston University School of Medicine study has found African American...

DMG Applauds Arizona Clinic Serving Uninsured, Low-Income Children

DMG, a leading manufacturer of dental restorative materials and preventive products, proudly supports the efforts of the CARE Center...

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Colgate Announces Partnership with Boys & Girls Club of America

Colgate has expanded its Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education...

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Although oral cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer, awareness...

All-In-One Patient Engagement Suite

Legwork is an all-in-one patient engagement suite built from the ground...

Cavex Cream Alginate For Exceptional Detail

Cavex Cream Alginate closely approaches silicone quality. Cavex Cream Alginate is...

3M Introduces New Universal Restorative

New material ensures strong and esthetic restorations while simplifying the shading...

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Premier Dental Launches Vac Attak GREEN

Premier® Dental has launched Vac Attak™ GREEN, a new high-performance evacuation system...