This Month’s Features
When properly used, surgical guides can increase the predictability of dental implant treatment.
Biological indicators, when used in combination with other steam sterilization monitoring protocols, are an excellent way to ensure sterility during dental instrument reprocessing.
A case report of bleaching a blackened tooth that ultimately resulted in treatment for internal resorption.
By screening for sleep-related breathing disorders, oral health professionals can help contribute to a child’s optimal growth and development.
As the silo model of health care fades, oral health professionals will play an increasingly important part in efforts that ensure comprehensive interprofessional care.
Tracking individual fluoride intake — including fluoridated water — will help clinicians create effective caries management plans.
An understanding of periodontal disease phenotypes will help oral health professionals tailor highly personalized treatment plans.
A recent paper in this journal by Portillo et al explored oral health care for individuals who use cannabis.
At a Glance
Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced it would allow state Medicaid programs to add work or community volunteering requirements for nonelderly, nonpregnant adults who are eligible for Medicaid for a reason other than disability.
Products and Services
Motorized system aids root canal obturation.
Practice solutions for the new federal wastewater management rule.
Newsline + Industry Info
The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is advocating for dentists to partner with certified laboratories and technicians to ensure quality standards are met that support safe and effective care.
As part of a joint study between the University of California, Irvine (UCI), University of California, Davis and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, researchers have announced a novel treatment for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders using a tissue-implant approach.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a statement to provide clear guidelines for reprocessing dental handpieces.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have identified a small drug molecule that shows promise for treating herpes simplex-1 virus (HSV-1).