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Conferences
2015 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 22-24, 2015

Denver, Colorado United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
March 11-14, 2015

Boston, Massachusetts United States
2015 National Oral Health Conference
April 27-29, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri United States
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2015 Spring Conference
May 2-3, 2015

Chicago, Illinois United States
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2015 Annual Meeting
November 14-17, 2015

Orlando, Florida United States
Top 5 stories of fall 2014
December 19, 2014 -- With winter officially starting this weekend, DrBicuspid.com takes a look back at the most-read stories from the fall. Our most-read stories for the past quarter include a new Environmental Protection Agency proposal on amalgam separators, the historic agreement between Boston University and Sirona that was announced at ADA 2014, and the contentious North Carolina teeth-whitening case.
UNH funds to help seniors' dental health
December 19, 2014 -- The University of New Haven (UNH) Dental Hygiene Program will launch a pilot project to help senior citizens improve their dental health.
DentaQuest Institute develops vision for oral health system
December 18, 2014 -- The DentaQuest Institute has formed a National Oral Health Quality Improvement Committee to discuss how the oral healthcare system can use tools of quality and accountability to provide better care.
MD Brush launches new toothbrush to target gum disease
December 18, 2014 -- MD Brush has introduced a new ergonomically designed toothbrush specifically crafted to target the gingival sulcus.
New Kan. program to help mentally ill access dental care
December 18, 2014 -- Mentally ill people in Kansas will be able to get dental care when new programs start next year.
4 tips for less stress this holiday season
December 17, 2014 -- In her latest column, stress management expert Jen Butler offers four tips to reduce holiday stress and make this time of year memorable, for the right reasons. She writes that even during the holidays, having a plan is the key to success.
Review highlights ways to prevent, manage ONJ
December 17, 2014 -- An international review of more than a decade's worth of research on osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) points to an increased risk for patients taking certain drugs; those undergoing dental surgery; and people with poor oral hygiene, chronic inflammation, diabetes, or ill-fitting dentures.
Parental behavior modifications can benefit kids' oral hygiene
December 16, 2014 -- A new paper in the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene highlights the crisis in children's oral care and offers a proven program of treatment and behavior modification that has shown results in improving children's oral hygiene.
Maine Dental Health Out-Reach gets $350K grant
December 16, 2014 -- Maine Dental Health Out-Reach, which has provided oral care to thousands of schoolchildren, has received a $350,000 grant from the Next Generation Foundation of Maine.
Dos and don'ts for patient communication: Help inexperienced patients understand oral health
December 15, 2014 -- It's easy for dental professionals to forget that some patients may have very low dental literacy, such as those who rarely see or have never seen a dentist. They may also be apprehensive about what's about to happen in the treatment chair. Make the effort to inform and reassure them, even though doing so calls for a little more time and effort, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin.
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