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.
Studies recognize low-dose capabilities of Carestream's CS 9300
October 30, 2014 -- Recent studies have confirmed that Carestream Dental's CS 9300 family of cone-beam CT (CBCT) systems can provide 3D examinations at up to 85% lower dose than traditional 2D panoramic imaging, according to the company.
Premier Dental releases new smaller retraction cord
October 30, 2014 -- Premier Dental Products has released the Knit-Pak+ size 000.0 impregnated knitted retraction cord, which the company claims is the smallest diameter cord on the market.
STS releases new guidelines for treating esophageal cancer
October 30, 2014 -- The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released new clinical practice guidelines for treating cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.
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.
Colgate launches evidence-based dentistry educational tour
October 29, 2014 -- Colgate has announced the launch of Science to Cities, a five-city educational lecture tour led by key industry thought leaders who will present the latest perspectives on evidence-based dentistry.
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.
Study: Pretreatment pain intensity predicts survival for HNC patients
October 28, 2014 -- Pretreatment pain intensity is an independent survival predictor for patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), according to new research published in the Journal of Pain.