This Month’s Features
The following strategies for caries prevention and management will help reduce the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission during routine dental care.
An exploration of clinical considerations when choosing oral sedation and behavior guidance techniques for pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorder.
When carefully chosen and properly worn, coaxial illumination may enhance not only visual acuity, but also proper clinical posture.
High-quality instrumentation, effective self-care, appropriate reevaluations, and additional therapy are key to a successful periodontal treatment regimen.
This overview of molar incisor hypomineralization explores the clinical presentation and treatment of this developmental defect.
Cultural competency training will help oral health professionals provide appropriate care and referrals when treating patients who use khat.
Proper sterilization monitoring requires a combination approach using mechanical, chemical and biological indicators.
Until the 1960s, calculus was considered a primary etiologic factor in periodontal disease. The writings of Waerhaug and others emphasized the complete removal of supragingival and subgingival deposits as an important tenant of treatment.
At a Glance
Bioactive materials are taking restorative dentistry one step further by helping to prevent demineralization, promote remineralization, and, when used as a liner or pulp-capping agent, stimulate the formation of dentin.
Products and Services
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Podcast Hosted by Art Wiederman, CPA.
Investigators at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry have identified a third type of oral inflammatory phenotype that exhibits a delayed response to bacterial accumulation.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, has issued a brief citing health misinformation as a serious threat to public welfare, with inaccurate or false news resulting in individuals declining COVID-19 vaccinations. Exposure to misinformation has also caused people to push back on health safety recommendations, such as wearing masks, practicing social distancing or following [...]
Jeffrey Berlin, DMD, a pediatric dentist at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio, has designed the Comfort Control Clock to help postoperative patients remember to take their medications in a timely manner. The goal is to assist patients who are alternating drugs for nonnarcotic pain control. For instance, the clock’s four hands can be customized with [...]
A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of Medicare will be helpful in informing policymakers as they develop a possible dental benefit for adult Medicare recipients.
University of Connecticut scientists are studying medications called senolytics that are designed to target and kill damaged cells — called senescent cells—that cause inflammation and damage to surrounding healthy cells.
Colgate-Palmolive and Verily have formed a strategic collaboration to advance oral health research.
A team of researchers from Ohio State University has appliedto the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency useauthorization for its proprietary COVID-19 breath-based test.
Research from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry and Weill Cornell Medicine suggests older adults with pathogenic gingival bacteria are more likely than study controls to have a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease in their cerebrospinal fluid.