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Conferences
2016 National Oral Health Conference
April 18-20
Cincinnati, Ohio United States
Specialist referrals take time and commitment
February 2, 2016 -- As you start prepping a tooth for a crown, it fractures at the gumline. This has probably happened to you or someone you know. As Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, writes, this is one of many examples where a successful relationship with a specialist makes everyone's practice better.
DrBicuspid.com announces the 2015 Dental Excellence Award winners
January 26, 2016 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Dental Excellence Awards. Awards will be handed out at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting in February.
Mo. adult Medicaid dental services may receive funding
January 6, 2016 -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced that an estimated $35 million to be collected from delinquent taxpayers in the state will pay for expanded dental care for low-income residents in 2016.
AAP Foundation seeks fellowship applications
December 28, 2015 -- The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation is seeking applications for its $50,000 Sunstar-AAP Foundation Research Fellowship program.
CDC study: People with diabetes lose twice as many teeth
December 23, 2015 -- Americans with diabetes lose significantly more teeth than those without diabetes, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The researchers also found tooth loss is especially prominent for non-Hispanic black people with diabetes.
Legal Cases: Failure to diagnose and treat periodontal disease
December 21, 2015 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to present the next column from two lawyers who spend every day defending dentists in litigation and before the licensing board. The purpose of this column is to offer our readers a fresh perspective on common practice and risk management issues from attorneys who litigate these issues. This case concerns periodontal disease and notes in charts.
DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards 2015 finalists
December 17, 2015 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists chosen by our readers in the 2015 Dental Excellence Awards. We want to thank the hundreds of readers who participated in the voting.
What's trending? Our patients
December 8, 2015 -- Dr. Tom Cockerell Jr. of Dental Symphony writes about ways in which you and your staff can think about the software used in your practice. In this column, he focuses on what would be included in the next generation of sophisticated software.
Ultradent launches Gemini soft-tissue laser
December 2, 2015 -- Ultradent has launched its new Gemini 810 + 980 soft-tissue laser.
ADA 2015: Diabetes, periodontitis, stroke link stressed
November 13, 2015 -- Most of your patients may be unaware that they may have periodontal disease, but some patients may also be unaware that they have diabetes, according to a presentation at the recent ADA 2015 annual meeting.
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