AAPD panel conditionally recommends SDF
October 17, 2017 -- The use of 38% silver diamine fluoride (SDF) as a topical treatment for cavities in pediatric patients has been conditionally recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) in the first evidence-based guideline on the use of SDF in these patients.  Discuss
What your office needs to know about HIPAA compliance
October 17, 2017 -- If the next fire, flood, or catastrophic storm strikes near you, do you have a disaster plan for protecting your office's data? That's one of the many practices Jeff Broudy, CEO of a HIPAA-compliance firm, recommends that dental offices follow in order to remain compliant.  Discuss
Dental Excellence Awards voting begins
October 13, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New/Updated Software/Service.  Discuss
Calif. dental board ups license renewal fees
October 12, 2017 -- The Dental Board of California has announced an increase in dental license renewal fees, effective October 19, 2017.  Discuss
New product: Nobel Biocare debuts arch system at AAOMS
October 12, 2017 -- Nobel Biocare has launched the Trefoil arch system at the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 2017 annual meeting in San Francisco.  Discuss
Dimensional Dental partners with Brighter Dental
October 11, 2017 -- Dental support organization Dimensional Dental has announced an affiliation with Brighter Dental of New Jersey.  Discuss
ADA launches new credentialing service
October 10, 2017 -- The ADA and the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) have launched a new credentialing service for all U.S. dentists.  Discuss
NIDCR names recipients of $1M per year long-term awards
October 9, 2017 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded four researchers approximately $1 million per year for projects focused on deepening understanding of dental, oral, and craniofacial diseases and conditions.  Discuss
New product: Prophy Magic adds disposable contra angles
October 6, 2017 -- Prophy Magic has introduced a new line of disposable contra angles for its Freestyle handpiece.  Discuss
Heartland Dental reaches 800 supported offices
October 6, 2017 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Heartland Dental has announced that it now supports 800 dental offices.  Discuss