Study: Blueberry extract could help fight perio disease
September 3, 2015 -- A wild blueberry extract could help prevent periodontitis and reduce antibiotic use, according to a new study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
CDC: More high school athletes using smokeless tobacco
September 3, 2015 -- High school athletes who play on sports teams smoke tobacco at a lower rate than nonathletes, but use smokeless tobacco more, according to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Denver votes to continue water fluoridation
September 3, 2015 -- Denver officials have voted to continue the city's 60-year policy of fluoridating community water supplies, citing the recommendations of public health agencies about its benefits.
Study: Brush DJ app improves kids' oral health
September 2, 2015 -- The free mobile app Brush DJ helps kids adopt and maintain an effective oral healthcare routine, according to a new study published in the British Dental Journal.
OHA's Fall for Smiles launches with new survey results
September 2, 2015 -- Oral Health America (OHA) has launched its annual Fall for Smiles event with newly released survey results showing that low-income older adults face barriers to oral healthcare.
America's ToothFairy awards $105K for kids' oral health
September 2, 2015 -- America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to 15 organizations that provide oral health education and care to at-risk children.
Halloween Candy Buyback program teams with Xlear, Tess
September 2, 2015 -- The Halloween Candy Buyback program has partnered with xylitol products manufacturer Xlear and Tess Oral Health, the maker of dental, profession, and oral hygiene products.
NADL campaign raises awareness as implant industry grows
September 1, 2015 -- The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) has created the "What's in Your Mouth?" campaign to inform dentists about how they can ensure quality restorations for their patients.
MEA|NEA acquires healthcare communications company
September 1, 2015 -- MEA|NEA has acquired the White Stone Group, a provider of healthcare communication management products.
Soligenix adds subjects for mucositis treatment study
August 31, 2015 -- Biopharmaceutical company Soligenix has completed enrollment of additional subjects in the phase II study for its SGX942 oral mucositis treatment.