NIDCR awards NYU researcher $1.9M to study enamel December 27, 2016 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a New York University (NYU) researcher a $1.9 million, five-year grant to study calcium control in dental enamel.
New dental hygienist bill to be introduced in Ga. December 21, 2016 -- New legislation that would allow Georgia dental hygienists to provide preventive care in certain settings without the direct supervision of a dentist will be introduced in the state's General Assembly.
Review: Sugar studies are low-quality December 20, 2016 -- The scientific studies used to create nutritional guidelines are not based on high-quality evidence, according to a new systematic review in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Pa. clinic patients contacted after infection-control failure December 19, 2016 -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health has recommended that patients of a Reading, PA, dental clinic be tested for hepatitis and HIV after an investigation discovered that the clinic did not follow appropriate infection-control procedures.
VA under scrutiny after sterilization failure December 15, 2016 -- The Wisconsin U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center where nearly 600 patients were at risk for exposure to hepatitis and HIV is now facing congressional scrutiny.