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TOP DENTAL NEWS
ADA 2017: 1st day highlights include projects and new products
October 20, 2017 -- ATLANTA - A busy exhibit hall and full sessions highlighted the first day of the 2017 ADA annual meeting. DrBicuspid.com brings you a look at some of the notable industry projects, clinical sessions, and new products on display at the Georgia World Congress Center.  Discuss
ADA 2017: Should all dental patients be screened for sleep apnea?
October 20, 2017 -- ATLANTA - Screening all dental patients for obstructive sleep apnea saves lives, according to a presentation at this week's 2017 ADA annual meeting. It's also likely to become ADA policy soon. Here are some things you should know about the condition.  Discuss
Study: Corrective surgery may benefit TMD patients
October 20, 2017 -- Do you have patients with dentofacial deformities who also have pre-existing temporomandibular disorder (TMD)? If you are concerned about finding the best way to help these patients with both their pain and their jaw function, the researchers of a new study suggest corrective, or orthognathic, surgery may be the ticket.  Discuss
Voting continues for Dental Excellence Awards
October 20, 2017 -- Already scores of your colleagues have taken the opportunity to vote for the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's your turn to vote for finalists in 10 categories, including Best New CAD/CAM Product, Best New Preventive/Hygienist Product, and more.  Discuss
Cost is a major barrier for people who skip dental visits
October 19, 2017 -- The majority of U.S. residents who needed a dental visit in the past year got one, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But for people who needed a visit and didn't get one, the majority cited cost as a barrier.  Discuss
AAP: 2D imaging still gold standard for implant imaging
October 19, 2017 -- The use of cone-beam CT has increased in implant treatment, but 2D imaging remains the standard of care when a patient requires dental implants, according to a new consensus statement from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).  Discuss
Anticoagulants: To bleed or not to bleed?
October 18, 2017 -- The debate over the use of anticoagulants before and after dental procedures has raged for many years now, with strong arguments on both sides of the issue. The addition of several new anticoagulants in recent years has only added some confusion. Pharmacist Tom Viola helps you focus on what options are best for your patients.  Discuss
Fewer comorbidities seen in surgical sleep apnea patients
October 18, 2017 -- Are there differences between obstructive sleep apnea patients who undergo maxillomandibular advancement surgery and those managed medically? A new study found that those treated surgically were younger and had a lower body mass index and significantly lower rates of various comorbidities.  Discuss
AAPD panel conditionally recommends SDF
October 17, 2017 -- The use of 38% silver diamine fluoride (SDF) as a topical treatment for cavities in pediatric patients has been conditionally recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) in the first evidence-based guideline on the use of SDF in these patients.  Discuss
What your office needs to know about HIPAA compliance
October 17, 2017 -- If the next fire, flood, or catastrophic storm strikes near you, do you have a disaster plan for protecting your office's data? That's one of the many practices Jeff Broudy, CEO of a HIPAA-compliance firm, recommends that dental offices follow in order to remain compliant.  Discuss
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