Cosmetics
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.  Discuss
AACD survey reports high revenue per cosmetic visit
January 22, 2016 -- More than a quarter of responding dentists reported making $2,500 or more each time a patient comes to the office for a cosmetic procedure in a new American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) survey.  Discuss
New app encourages orthodontic compliance
January 19, 2016 -- An app for iPhones and iPads to help younger orthodontic patients with their braces treatment, Snap Smile Share, is now available from the iTunes App Store.  Discuss
Study: Devices reduce blood pressure in sleep apnea patients
January 5, 2016 -- Both continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mandibular advancement devices reduce blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study. There was no significant difference between the blood pressure outcomes with the two therapies, but CPAP had a considerably higher probability of reducing systolic pressure, the researchers found.  Discuss
AACD seeks Evy award nominations
January 4, 2016 -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is seeking nominations for its annual Celebration of Excellence Awards, also known as the Evy.  Discuss
ACP releases guidelines on dental restorations
December 29, 2015 -- The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) has released clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of Prosthodontics for patients with dental restorations.  Discuss
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.  Discuss
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Do whitening toothpastes live up to the hype?

What should you tell your patients when they ask if whitening toothpastes are effective? Are claims that they remove tooth stains or whiten teeth substantiated? To find out if toothpastes live up to the marketing hype, researchers reviewed the existing literature comparing the effects of whitening and regular toothpastes. Read more.

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