Ambrosia V. Brody, Managing Editor Archive

Lymph Node Ratio May Predict Cancer Risk

A patient’s lymph node ratio (LNR) may help predict the course of a patient’s disease, thus guiding health care professionals to choose the most appropriate postsurgical therapy for patients with oral cancer, according to University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers. Patients with …
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Dentists Should Write Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

Teenagers and young adults first introduction to opioids is often in the dentist’s office when they are prescribed painkillers to treat acute pain after oral surgery. Because dental opioid prescriptions may be associated with subsequent opioid abuse in this patient population, dentists …
Daughter with elderly father

Caregivers Sacrifice Dental Care

Vacations and retirement savings are not the only sacrifices people make when providing long-term care to loved ones, according to a survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that found one-third of respondents missed at least one dental appointment. …

Immune Cells Linked to Periodontal Diseases

Scientists from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine have identified cells as therapeutic targets in the treatment of periodontitis. T helper 17 (TH17) immune cells have been shown to have …
Risk versus benefits scale

Patients Underestimate Risks of Some Dental Procedures

When deciding whether to undergo a medical or dental procedure, patients tend to overestimate the benefits and underestimate the risks associated with treatment, exposing themselves to circumstances that could be detrimental to their health. These results suggest clinicians should convey realistic expectations …
ADA Foundation Awards $120,000 in Funding to Eight Organizations 

 The ADA Foundation has awarded a total of $120,000 in funding...

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CDC Cautions That Kids Are Using Too Much Toothpaste

Almost 40% or children between the ages of 3 and 6...

Jordan Baugh Joins American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) has named Jordan Baugh as its...

Study Examines Oral Health and Frailty

Researchers with the Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at Hyogo...

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DentiMax Inc Complete Cloud Software Empowers Dentists

DentiMax Inc offers a complete, all-in-one, practice management and imaging cloud...

VIZ Intraoral Scanner
VIZ Intraoral Scanner from Adin Digital

The VIZ Intraoral Scanner from Adin Digital combines innovative imaging technologies,...

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Combination Partial from Sunset Dental Lab

Many patients who need a partial denture complain about the unsightly...

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Etch e1 from eDentalProducts.com

The product, e1, manufactured by eDentalProducts.com is a 37% phosphoric acid etching...