This Month’s Features
Clinicians who offer whitening services will benefit from a deeper understanding of the chemistry behind professionally supervised and over-the-counter bleaching therapies.
By determining the etiology of the lesion and initiating appropriate treatment, oral health professionals can reverse the disease process and prevent boneloss.
An examination of what we know — and don’t know — about this distinct, yet rare, variant of oral leukoplakia.
Although its full potential for oral health care delivery is unknown, this additive method of fabrication has indications for treatment planning, orthodontics, oral surgery, restorative dentistry and other therapies.
Helping patients develop and maintain wellness-focused habits and lifestyles is critical to long-term clinical success.
Consider these risks and benefits before deciding whether a radiographic examination is appropriate for an expectant mother.
An overview of the epidemic and what dental professionals can do to manage the risks and recognize the signs of illness.
Here’s what the evidence says about the potential oral health benefits of commonly used sugar alcohols.
Dental teams should be trained and adequately equipped to provide an immediate and coordinated emergency response for patients experiencing chest pain or cardiac arrest.
The science and practice of dentistry are evolving at a record pace, and it has become extraordinarily difficult to keep up with all of the changes.
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While there has been much angst and hand wringing over the early childhood caries (ECC) epidemic, significant progress has been made addressing this crisis in what the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) calls “little teeth.”
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New research into regenerative technologies may revolutionize clinicians’ approach to endodontic therapy.
Authors who reviewed more than 10 years’ worth of reports have concluded that transmission of blood-borne pathogens is rare in dental settings — but not rare enough.
A simple, two-stage injection technique can reduce pain and ease fear of local injections.
In a move advocated by organized dentistry, the U.S Food and Drug Administration has approved a rule extending its authority to e-cigarettes, along with all tobacco products, including cigars and hookah and pipe tobacco.
Concerned that out-of-pocket costs are preventing patients from seeking care, dental advocates are urging the U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee to increase the annual Flexible Spending Account cap.
In mid-June, the Senate Appropriations Committee recommended 2017 funding for S. 3040 (Blunt, R-MO), the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017.