This Month’s Features
Lithium disilicate, zirconia, and resin-matrix ceramic materials present three viable options for digitally based restorative dentistry.
Careful planning and placement will help minimize complications and peri-implant disease following dental implant procedures.
Appointing an infection control coordinator is an integral step in ensuring an infection prevention program is compliant and effective.
The following strategies will prove helpful when caring for patients with autism spectrum disorder.
More prevalent among women during their reproductive years, temporomandibular disorders may be affected by hormonal fluctuations.
Careful assessment of these factors will help dental teams establish appropriate, risk-based recare intervals for periodontal maintenance.
Being knowledgeable about sensory processing disorders can help dental teams provide effective care and improve the oral health of this patient population.
An article in The New York Times highlights a sea change in medical tourism: It has now been approved by some insurance plans.
At a Glance
Ensuring access to oral health care for this population is a challenge. Patients with disabilities may require more time, adaptive equipment and anesthesia that private dental plans and government insurance programs may not cover.
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As the connection between oral and overall health becomes clearer, patients are increasingly motivated to achieve and maintain good oral health.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a time to focus on the oral health of infants, children and adolescents.
Working under a 5-year National Institutes of Health grant, researchers at the University of Washington School of Dentistry are seeking to improve how dentists measure pediatric patients’ pain.
Researchers have taken aprepitant — a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug that previously failed in clinical trials for pain — and repackaged it using a novel, nano-based technology to deliver the drug into specific compartments of nerve cells.
Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, a State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) distinguished professor of oral biology, periodontics and microbiology, has been posthumously named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Cancer patients experiencing xerostomia may benefit from acupuncture treatment during the radiation stages of therapy.