This Month’s Features
Implementing advanced technologies aids in diagnosis, treatment planning and delivery of dental implant therapy.
Demographic shifts and projections for rising health care expenditures are reshaping traditional dental fiscal models.
Athletes can help prevent oral trauma through use of a properly fitted appliance.
This approach is a viable alternative to conventional complete dentures and complex, fixed, implant-supported prostheses.
This common viral infection can contribute to many forms of cancer, which underscores the need for dental professionals to educate patients about the risks.
Choosing appropriate materials and using proper technique will help ensure successful outcomes in direct restoration procedures.
An exploration of novel clinical applications for dense polytetrafluorethylene barriers.
Implementing proactive management strategies can help reduce the prevalence of this ubiquitous — and preventable — disease.
Recent Editor’s Note columns have discussed new findings concerning the gut and oral microbiomes of modern humans.
At a Glance
Behind efforts to transform the U.S. health system is a serious concern from policymakers, insurers and providers that the current rate of spending increases is unsustainable.
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Investigators at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in La Jolla, California, may be closer to eliminating the threat of antibiotic-resistant microbes, as they recently discovered a way to structurally modify vancomycin to increase its effectiveness.
Penn Dental Medicine recently celebrated the opening of the Edward and Shirley Shils Clinic, a 55-chair restorative teaching clinic for predoctoral students.
Researchers have developed a nanocoating for titanium alloy dental implants that’s designed to decrease the incidence of peri-implantitis — a chief cause of implant failure.
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has awarded Louisiana State University Health New Orleans’ School of Dentistry a $2.5 million grant to develop stronger dental restorative materials.
Providing patients a functional, esthetic and long-lasting restoration is every clinician’s objective when placing direct composite resins.
Five dental organizations have joined forces to create more impactful dental meetings for attendees and exhibitors by hosting joint meetings in 2019 and 2020.
Investigators report that dentists and oral surgeons are largely in compliance with American Heart Association (AHA) 2007 guidelines that only patients with cardiac conditions who are at moderate to high risk of developing infective endocarditis receive prophylactic antibiotics.
Dental practices are advised to implement stronger defenses against hackers, as ransomware attacks more than quadrupled in 2016.
Periodontal disease may raise the risk of death in postmenopausal women, but not the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a paper in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
The San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership, which includes the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), published a paper in Preventing Chronic Disease that demonstrates through the efforts of a coalition of community partners, plus scientific evidence, policymakers can be influenced to create health-friendly policies surrounding public health issues.
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has selected Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD, as the recipient of the inaugural Sunstar Innovation Grant.
An article published in Dental Clinics of North America reminds clinicians to stay up to date on immunizations to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases that pose a high risk in the dental setting.
Colgate-Palmolive has released a new oral health care textbook that provides practical information on preventing the most common oral health diseases, with a special emphasis on age-related conditions.