2017 Dental Excellence Award winners honored
February 24, 2017 -- CHICAGO - On the exhibit floor at the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, DrBicuspid.com honored the winners of the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards.
Oral cancer cases in men projected to increase in 2017
January 9, 2017 -- The number of new cases of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx in men is expected to increase to more than 35,000 in the U.S. in 2017, according to a report on cancer mortality published by the American Cancer Society. The number of new cases of these cancers in women is expected to remain around 14,000.
DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards 2016 finalists
December 12, 2016 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists chosen by our readers for the 2016 Dental Excellence Awards. We want to thank the hundreds of readers who participated in the voting.
U.S. surgeon general: E-cigarettes are a public health threat
December 8, 2016 -- E-cigarettes are now considered a public health threat, particularly to youth and young adults, according to a new report from the U.S. surgeon general.
Housing linked to cigarette use, dental visits for kids
November 23, 2016 -- Adolescents living in mobile and trailer homes are more likely to smoke cigarettes and less likely to visit the dentist compared with kids living in other types of housing, a new study found. This is one of the few studies to evaluate health outcomes for adolescents based on housing type.
Cellceutix reports increased net loss for 2017 Q1
November 17, 2016 -- Biopharmaceutical company Cellceutix has reported an increased net loss for its first quarter of fiscal year 2017.
FTC: 2014 U.S. cigarette sales decreased
November 16, 2016 -- The number of cigarettes sold to U.S. wholesalers and retailers by the largest cigarette companies declined almost 3 billion in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a new report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Dental school provides free checkups for and by vets
November 15, 2016 -- One California dental school celebrated Veterans Day by providing free oral health checkups for veterans. Several of the volunteers who conducted the screenings are attending dental school on military scholarships or are veterans themselves.
CDC: Fewer U.S. adults smoke now than in 2005
November 15, 2016 -- Does your patient population include adults ages 25 to 44 who didn't graduate from high school or earned a GED certificate? If so, these are your patients who are most likely to smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The good news is that the number of adult smokers has declined since 2005.
Head/neck cancer treatment gets FDA approval
November 11, 2016 -- Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Opdivo intravenous injection for patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
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Oral Cancer Awareness
For Oral Cancer Awareness DrBicuspid is providing the following two courses for Free to our Members. Oral Cancer: The Role of the Dental Professional Part 1 and Part 2
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Aspirin can help battle head/neck cancer
Aspirin appears to offer significant protection against head and neck (HNC) cancer, according to a study in the British Journal of Cancer. Regular aspirin use was associated with a 22% reduction in HNC and seems to be particularly effective in preventing laryngeal cancer. Read more.
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