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Conferences
American Association for Community Dental Program Symposium
April 26-27

Fort Worth, Texas United States
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2014 Spring Conference
April 26-27

Chicago, Illinois United States
2014 National Oral Health Conference
April 28-30

Fort Worth, Texas United States
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2014 Annual Meeting
September 19-22

San Francisco, California United States
Study puts 2 types of powered toothbrushes to the test
April 17, 2014 -- Consumers are faced with a plethora of toothbrush choices, both manual and powered. Now a new study has compared two types of powered brushes -- an oscillating-rotating brush versus a sonic one -- and found a clear winner.
New method helps study how oral immune cells fight diseases
April 16, 2014 -- Researchers have found a new, less invasive method to extract single, rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation.
England's chief dental officer advocates for dental therapists
April 14, 2014 -- England's chief dental officer, Dr. Barry Cockcroft, is advocating a greater role for dental therapists, saying they will help reduce waiting lists for patients.
Can consumer products improve patient hygiene and revenue?
April 11, 2014 -- In a competitive and challenging marketplace, new ways of working with your patients to increase their compliance, improve their oral health, and help your practice thrive are needed. One solution is to bring consumer products into a practice. DrBicuspid.com talks with two established dentists who share their experiences of offering products in their practices.
Study: Periodontal disease linked with cardiovascular risk
April 11, 2014 -- Should dental health now be considered a marker of coronary heart disease? Periodontal disease was associated with cardiovascular risk in a large multicenter study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
Kolibree offers preorders of connected electric toothbrush
April 11, 2014 -- Kolibree's smartphone-connected electric toothbrush is now available for preorder on crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.
DANB publishes 2014 editions of state books
April 11, 2014 -- The 2014 editions of the Dental Assisting National Board's (DANB) state books are now available in print and online.
Reusable protective eyewear may increase infection risk
April 11, 2014 -- Reusable protective eyewear can actually increase cross contamination and infection risk, according to a new study.
Oral health documentary released to public
April 9, 2014 -- "Say Ahh,"a film by Partners in Complete Health, is now available to the public.
ADA: Indian Health Service dental budget inadequate
April 9, 2014 -- The proposed 2015 budget for the Indian Health Service won't address increasing oral disease, according to the ADA.
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