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Ultradent Employees Raise $85,263 for the Utah Food Bank

Each year, Ultradent Products, a leading developer of high-tech dental materials, devices and instruments, coordinates a food drive to benefit the Utah Food Bank. Under this year’s “Ironman” theme, the Utah-based company sought to raise…

Potential Impact of Diet On Alveolar Bone Health

With mounting evidence of the potential interrelationship between oral and systemic health, there is reason to suspect that obesity and diet may impact periodontal bone loss. In a study published online in the Journal of Dental Research,…

Chairside Oral HPV Test in Development

Today’s patients often expect instant results, and now researchers are one step closer to developing a rapid oral human papillomavirus (HPV) test that could deliver chairside results. The test would enable medical and oral health…

Protein May Inhibit Periodontal Bone Loss

The American Academy of Periodontology reports that periodontitis affects more than 60 million Americans. In an effort to find new ways to reduce the risks posed by periodontal disease, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn)…

Nanodiamonds Shine for Root Canal Therapy

Successful long-term outcomes in root canal therapy hinge on effective obturation and preventing recurring or future infection. Now, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry have found that…

Oral Health America Mourns The Passing Of Robert Klaus

CHICAGO, October 30 – Today, Oral Health America (OHA) joins the dental and public health industry in mourning the loss of its former President & CEO, Dr. Robert Klaus. His dedication, leadership and public service established the…

The Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks the growing threat of antibiotic resistance as one of the biggest challenges to global health today. With the goal of increasing awareness of antimicrobial resistance and encouraging best practices…