Thomas G. Wilson Jr., DDS Archive

Controversy Over Genetic Engineering

Not long ago, He Jiankui, PhD, an assistant professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzen, China, made headlines after announcing he had used CRISPR-Cas9 technology for in vivo genetic modification of human embryos.

The Impact of Student Loan Debt

An article in The Wall Street Journal about student debt recounts the story of a 37-year-old orthodontist who accrued more than $1 million in student loans for his dental and orthodontic education.

Peri-implant Classifications Revisited

This is a continuation of my September Editor’s Note comments about the new classifications for periodontal and peri-implant diseases issued by the American Academy of Periodontology and European Federation of Periodontology.

Periodontal Classification System Update

Last November, experts from around the world met under the auspices of the American Academy of Periodontology and European Federation of Periodontology to revisit the classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions.
USC Study Suggests E-cigarettes Not Harmless Water Vapor

E-cigarette users develop some of the same cancer-related molecular changes in...

Obstructive sleep apnea
Jaw Surgery Improves Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients

A study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has found...

ADA and FDI to Host ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019

CHICAGO — To create a more impactful dental meeting for attendees, guests...

Guardian Grants $400,00 to Dental Lifeline Network

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) has provided a...

Tokuyama Dental America Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Tokuyama Dental America has launched Tokuyama Empowers, the company’s corporate social...

Quantum Dental Technologies Canary System
Canary System Inventors Nominated for 2019 Manning Innovation Award

Stephen Abrams, DDS, and Andreas Mandelis, PhD, have been nominated for the...

ImplanTape
Ventures Plus Introduces ImplanTape

Ventures Plus has introduced a unique new way to protect the...

Citrisil
Sterisil® Brings New Look and Format to Citrisil™ Waterline Tablets

Sterisil Inc has relaunched its Citrisil Dental Waterline Microbial Control Tablet...