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Conferences
American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB) 73rd Annual Meeting
October 14-17
Palm Springs, California 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
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.
Video from CDA Presents 2016: Dr. Jon Suzuki on periodontal disease and systemic health
September 12, 2016 -- SAN FRANCISCO - DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video from the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 conference. In this video, Dr. Jon Suzuki talks about the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, as well as implant failure.
OraVital signs distribution agreement with Stat Health
August 25, 2016 -- Salivary test manufacturer Oravital has signed an agreement for Stat Health Group to be the company's exclusive sales agent for the U.K.
Dentistry needs to open wide
August 23, 2016 -- In his first column for DrBicuspid.com, nutritional periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg wonders why some basic questions, such as why prescription medications are used for many oral diseases, aren't being asked and encourages dentists to open their minds to new research.
Interleukin Genetics reports increased Q2 revenues
August 17, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics reported an increase in revenues and a slightly decreased overall loss for the second quarter of 2016.
Can an anti-inflammatory diet improve periodontal health?
August 10, 2016 -- Switching to a diet focused on reducing inflammation may help those with periodontal disease, according to a small pilot study. Participants who reduced carbohydrates intake and increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids showed a significant improvement in periodontal health.
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