LED Medical releases results for oral screening program
August 11, 2016 -- LED Medical Diagnostics has announced the results of an oral health screening program in Canad
Dos and don'ts for the hygiene department: Emphasize oral cancer screening
August 1, 2016 -- Patients will find it much easier to skip a hygiene appointment at your practice if they think it's "just a cleaning." By including oral cancer screening on a comprehensive list of clinical services provided during the visit and effectively communicating their oral health value, you'll motivate more patients to maintain their hygiene habit, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin.
Are e-cigarettes a gateway to regular ones?
July 25, 2016 -- Teens who use e-cigarettes are significantly more likely to go on to smoke regular cigarettes, according to a new study. The researchers found this was true even if the teens were at an otherwise low risk of using conventional cigarettes.
Vigilant raises $5M to commercialize oral cancer test
July 11, 2016 -- Vigilant Biosciences has raised $5 million to commercialize OncAlert, its oral cancer detection test.
Henry Schein donates $250K to help kids with cancer
July 1, 2016 -- Henry Schein has donated more than $250,000 in healthcare products and equipment for a new dental operatory within the Cohen Children's Medical Center in New York City.
LED Dental signs distribution agreement for China
June 20, 2016 -- LED Dental has announced a distribution agreement with Biocare Health Supply for China and Hong Kong.
Study: Can saliva analysis help detect cancer?
June 10, 2016 -- Saliva collection and analysis can be as accurate as a tissue biopsy in detecting treatable cancer mutations, which may allow some cancers to be diagnosed earlier, according to a new study presented at the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 annual meeting.
Oravital offers free dental webinars
June 10, 2016 -- A free monthly webinar series on oral healthcare and the dental industry will launch in June.
Vigilant to launch oral cancer rinse test
June 1, 2016 -- Vigilant Biosciences will launch an oral rinse test for oral cancer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2016 annual meeting in Chicago.
FDA tightens rules for e-cigarettes
May 17, 2016 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new rules that extend federal regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco. It is also the first time federal law has prohibited retailers from selling e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, or cigars to people younger than 18 years old.
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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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