This Month’s Features
Understanding plaque formation on restorations is a crucial aspect of effective care.
Treatment for migraines using botulinum toxins shows promise for successful management by dental professionals.
Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS, offers perspective on the use of cone beam computed tomography in dental implant treatment, as well as periodontal diagnosis and care.
In dental implant treatment, clinicians can minimize biologic and technical complications by addressing these key factors prior to implant placement.
Optimal pH levels support remineralization and oral health by helping maintain homeostasis in the oral microbiome.
By periodically reviewing appropriate diagnostic and treatment methods, oral health professionals will be better prepared to render appropriate care when treating dental trauma and related emergencies.
Treating pediatric patients with the chromosomal disorder trisomy 21 requires a thorough understanding of the condition and its implications for oral disease and dental care.
Used in therapy for more than 100 years in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, bacteriophages are viruses that parasitize a bacterium by infecting it and reproducing.
At a Glance
New research from the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) into the practice characteristics of female dentists offers insights into the efficiency and busyness of female providers compared to their male counterparts.
Products and Services
Rapid improvements make in-office 3D printers more versatile than ever.
One-shade universal composite redefines clinical versatility.
Time-optimized impression system offers regular and fast sets in one material.
Newsline + Industry Info
Dentists write too many antibiotic prescriptions before procedures — 80.9%, to be exact — for patients who do not need them, according to a University of Illinois College of Pharmacy study.
A paper from the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests patients do not perceive root canal therapy as any worse than other dental procedures.
Findings from research led by the Institute of Odontology at Umeå University in Sweden indicate individuals may be predisposed to caries and/or periodontitis if they carry genes associated with these conditions.
Researchers at Tampere University in Finland have found the presence of DNA from oral pathogens in the cerebral emboli of stroke patients, signifying the possible adverse effects of suboptimal oral health.
Maintaining a neutral oral pH can be accomplished through diet and therapeutic agents, a regimen that can promote remineralization and help prevent or reverse caries lesions.
The dental profession is undergoing demographic changes, especially changes in gender distribution, according to a study from the Oral Health Workforce Research Center at the University at Albany’s Center for Health Workforce Studies in New York.