A peer-reviewed journal that offers evidence-based clinical information and continuing education for dentists.

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…

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…

Nurse Practitioners Can Help Advance Oral Health Care

Nurse practitioners have a role to play in closing the gap in access to quality oral health care, according to a study led by the Center for Integration of Primary Care and Oral Health in Boston. Data from the study, published in the …

Tooth Loss May Indicate Malnutrition

Compared to the general population, older adults with only 10 to 19 teeth are more likely to be at risk for impaired oral health and malnutrition, which may adversely affect quality of life. These findings position dental clinics as ideal…