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2016 Oral Health Kansas Conference
November 3-5
Overland Park, Kansas United States
Dental Infection Control Boot Camp 2017
January 9-11, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia United States
American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO) 2017 Annual Meeting
May 11-13, 2017
Henderson, Nevada United States
New DentalCodeology book covers gingivitis CDT code
October 21, 2016 -- The latest installment of the DentalCodeology minibook series focuses on the new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) for gingivitis treatment.
Beating the beast of dental disease
October 19, 2016 -- Creating a program to help your patients to improve their oral health and understand the biological causes of dental disease sounds intimidating. But periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg has such a program that contains five simple and effective steps. Read on to see how to bring this program to your office.
2016 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins
October 10, 2016 -- The DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards are once again open for nominations, giving you the chance to tell us who should be nominated for dentistry's most prestigious awards. Categories include Best New Restoratives Material, Best Practice Management Consultant, Best New Operatory Product, and more. There are eight categories in all.
Sunstar announces new perio research grants
October 7, 2016 -- Sunstar Americas has announced a pledge of $250,000 to the American Academy of Periodontology for research grants beginning in 2017.
Can cannabinoids treat gum disease?
October 5, 2016 -- As a periodontist, Dr. Alvin Danenberg understands that new research is just information until it is tested and proved in human studies. However, a new study on cannabidiol has piqued his interest. In his latest column, he wonders if this substance might be a future treatment for periodontal disease.
Highlights from CDA Presents 2016 in San Francisco
September 27, 2016 -- The California Dental Association's CDA Presents in San Francisco is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. DrBicuspid.com was there, bringing you exclusive coverage on topics that affect your practice.
Insulin resistance is a risk factor for perio disease
September 26, 2016 -- People with insulin resistance are more likely to have severe periodontitis than people without insulin resistance, according a new study. The authors found that insulin resistance can be considered a risk factor for periodontal disease, even for people with a normal weight.
Are you asking your patients this critical question?
September 21, 2016 -- Periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg was attending a continuing education conference earlier this year when he learned something that changed the way he talks with his patients. Was it an innovative product or a new technique? No, it was a simple question.
Dos and don'ts for the hygiene department: Raise patient awareness of periodontal problems
September 19, 2016 -- It's estimated that half of American adults have periodontal disease. As part of your commitment to patients' optimal oral health, your hygiene department should monitor disease symptoms, educate patients about caring for their gums, and alert you when treatment may be necessary, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip.
Datum Dental scaffold gets FDA clearance
September 13, 2016 -- Biomaterial manufacturer and marketer Datum Dental has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Ossix Volumax scaffold.
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