This Month’s Features
Establishing regular professional care at an early age can help address the issue of childhood decay.
Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Dental Caries Management in Children and Adolescents, Including Those With Special Health Care Needs
Even with the exciting advances seen in today’s periodontal treatment, more promising therapies loom on the horizon.
The following protocols will help reduce the risk of cross-contamination in the dental operatory.
Providing options for a diverse array of patients, this agent’s ease of use has the potential to break down barriers to care for individuals with special needs.
Easily implemented during routine exams, the following assessment techniques can help reveal early signs of this condition in children and adolescents.
Identifying the presence of carious lesions and determining their activity are essential to effective treatment.
Pretreatment planning, proper assessment and effective communication will ensure optimal treatment for this patient population.
Although bruxing is common in pediatric patients, there is no consensus on practice guidelines — thus, clinicians should consider the following when planning treatment.
Wouldn't it be wonderful if dental professionals could increase the systemic health of our patients by reducing inflammation in the form of periodontal disease.
At a Glance
As it turns out, educational debt helps guide career choice, as the data suggest that dental graduates with large student loans are most likely to enter private practice.
Newsline + Industry Info
Researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s School of Medicine are investigating a type of platelet-derived growth factor, PDGF-BB, that enhances cells’ ability to prompt dentin-pulp regeneration.
A "comprehensive suite of technologies that will simplify the process of prescribing and delivering laboratory-quality restorations.”
The AAC held its inaugural meeting last October in conjunction with the American Dental Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures recently teamed with New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia to educate New York City elementary school children.
The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs has issued an “Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation of Potentially Malignant Disorders in the Oral Cavity.”
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has issued evidence-based guidelines for using silver diamine fluoride to treat caries in children and adolescent.