An article in The Wall Street Journal details plans by a number of large corporations to choose the physicians to be included in their health care plans with the stated goals of improving patient outcomes and reducing health care costs.
A recent article in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology raises concerns about the use of dental floss containing polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) — perhaps best known by the trade name Teflon.
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.
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.
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.