Kerr TotalCare partners with OSAP
November 23, 2015 -- Kerr TotalCare has partnered with the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) to support its Safest Dental Visit program.
FDA reclassifies salivary stimulator system
November 20, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final order on November 20 to reclassify and rename what has been known as a salivary stimulator system.
Elevate Oral Care adds 2 new products
November 20, 2015 -- Elevate Oral Care has introduced 12-mL bottles of its FluoriMax fluoride varnish and also a dry mouth spray.
ADA 2015: Focus needed on hep C, infection control
November 16, 2015 -- Oral health professionals should focus on proper infection-control precautions and advise patients at higher risk for hepatitis C to get tested, including IV drug users and baby boomers, according to a presentation on viruses at the ADA 2015 meeting.
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.
New campaign educates about oral health and diabetes
November 13, 2015 -- Colgate has partnered with the American Diabetes Association and former NSync member Joey Fatone to help raise awareness about the link between oral health and diabetes with the 30 Days of Laughter campaign.
America's ToothFairy holds online fundraising auction
November 11, 2015 -- America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health is holding a virtual ball and online auction through November 16.
Survey: Many pregnant women don't visit the dentist
November 10, 2015 -- More than 75% of pregnant women experience an oral health problem, according to a new Cigna survey of pregnant women and new mothers. The survey also found that almost half of the surveyed women did not visit the dentist during pregnancy despite having dental problems.
ADA 2015: Weekend highlights
November 9, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - A fall weekend found thousands of dentists, some rain, some warm temperatures, and most of the remaining members of the Grateful Dead congregating in the capital. While Bob Weir and Mickey Hart were there to play at the Verizon Center with their band, Dead & Company, more than 13,000 dentists and oral health professionals gathered a few blocks away at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for ADA 2015.
Help your patients during American Diabetes Month
November 6, 2015 -- November is American Diabetes Month, and two doctors have tips to help your dental patients stay health.
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