ADA encouraged by CDC data on early childhood caries October 30, 2014 -- The ADA has released a statement that it was "encouraged" that preliminary data presented at the Innovations in the Prevention and Treatment of Early Childhood Caries conference show a downward trend in early childhood caries in the U.S. and indicate progress in ensuring that children are getting needed dental treatment.
New prescription toothpaste may aid treatment for allergic rhinitis October 29, 2014 -- Biopharmaceutical company Allovate has signed an agreement with personalized medicine firm Restore Health for the exclusive rights to provide Allerdent, a new therapeutic toothpaste delivery system available by prescription for people with allergic rhinitis.
MacPractice releases MacPractice DDS 5 October 29, 2014 -- MacPractice has released MacPractice DDS 5. MacPractice DDS 5 offers a new MacPractice electronic health record ability that interoperates with the company's iOS 8-compatible iEHR, Clipboard, and Patient Check In apps for iPad.
ADA announces recipients of Golden Apple Awards October 28, 2014 -- The ADA has announced the recipients of the 2014 Golden Apple Awards. The program has selected 17 entries for the recognition, which honors leaders, members, and staff who have contributed to the success of dental society activities and excellence in leadership.
National Brush Day campaign urges twice-a-day brushing October 28, 2014 -- The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign is reminding dentists and the general public that November 1 is National Brush Day. The focus is to reiterate the importance of brushing for two minutes, twice a day, every day.