This Month’s Features
Mark E. Glover, DDS, MSD, shares perspective on the role of cone beam computed tomography in periodontal and dental implant treatment.
As part of risk assessment in implant treatment, clinicians should consider how medications affect osseointegration.
Capable of rendering a wide range of oral appliances, models and more, three-dimensional printing is poised to take off in dentistry. Posthodontist and lab owner C. Edgar Davila, DDS, MS, CDT, FACP, lends insights into the clinical capabilities of additive technology.
Consisting of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and other conditions, these rare but potentially life-threatening drug reactions require prompt intervention.
Preparing dental teams and clinics for the provision of special care dentistry can help improve the oral and systemic health of this patient population.
Professional familiarity with new dental topical anesthetic agents is a key element of safe, effective and comfortable care.
The individualized recommendation of therapeutic mouthrinses as adjunct tools can lead to better oral health.
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.
At a Glance
According to a survey by Bankers Healthcare Group, dentists are most worried about declining reimbursement and the impact of dental service organizations (DSOs) on the profession.
Products and Services
A listing of featured products.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry nearly $2 million to study human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) latency.
In response to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) bulletin, “Aligning Dental Payment Policies and Periodicity Schedules in the Medicaid and CHIP Programs,” the Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) is providing further guidance on how state agencies can improve equity in children’s dental care.
Colgate has announced the 2019 recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (C.A.R.E.), a program that recognizes and supports a new generation of oral health investigators working across multiple disciplines.
When faced with time pressure, dentists can miss important details on radiographs and underdiagnose, according to research led by the University of Plymouth Peninsula Dental School in the United Kingdom.
Henry Schein and Colgate-Palmolive recently sponsored the 13th Annual Senior Dental Leaders Programme in Boston.
Funded by a grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, State University of New York at Buffalo investigators will launch an online intervention to help dental patients improve their oral hygiene regimens.
The FDI World Dental Federation has released a report calling for patient-centered solutions to improve endodontic outcomes.