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AAP survey: Patients lie about flossing frequency
June 24, 2015 -- More than a quarter of patients lie about how often they floss, according to a new survey released June 23 by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
6 tips for your male patients' oral health
June 18, 2015 -- As Father's Day is this weekend, DrBicuspid.com asked Dr. George Koumaras of Anthem to list six tips you can relate to your male (and female) patients all year to help them improve their oral health.
Delta Dental survey: 42% of pregnant women not seeing dentist
June 16, 2015 -- A new survey from Delta Dental found that 42.5% of pregnant women in the U.S. aren't visiting their dentist.
ADHA/Henry Schein Innovation Center to debut at ADHA meeting
June 16, 2015 -- American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) and Henry Schein have partnered to launch the new ADHA/Henry Schein Innovation Center during the ADHA annual meeting, held June 19-20 in Nashville, TN.
Hu-Friedy launches new surgical products
June 11, 2015 -- Dental instrument and product manufacturer Hu-Friedy has introduced the Giles de Quincey Tunneling Instruments and Allen Membrane Measurement Card as part of the company's surgical instruments offering.
CDC study finds high rate of periodontitis in U.S. adults
June 8, 2015 -- There is a high level of periodontitis among U.S. adults age 30 and older, especially among Hispanics, according to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Some 46% of U.S. adults, or about 65 million, had periodontitis between 2009 to 2012.
Lifetime's cosmetic dentistry show airs throughout June
June 8, 2015 -- Lifetime's new reality show, "Smile," which premiered on May 28 and focuses on changing the lives of people with severe aesthetic dental problems, will continue airing on Thursday nights in June at 10 p.m. Eastern time.
Boston Univ. dental school receives $3M bequest
May 19, 2015 -- The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine has received a bequest of more than $3 million from the estate of alumni and faculty member Oreste Zanni, DDS.
Study finds perio disease treatment helps prostatitis symptoms
May 7, 2015 -- Treating periodontal disease may reduce symptoms of prostate inflammation, according to a recent study published in the journal Dentistry.
CDA Presents 2015: Periodontal disease requires comprehensive approach
May 1, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - Outcomes can be improved and patients can achieve systemic health benefits through the management of periodontal risk factors, according to a presentation by Dr. Jonathan S. Wong on the opening day of the California Dental Association CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
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