CDA Presents 2015: Dental wear -- more than just bruxism August 25, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Acidic erosion, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and increased use of medicines are often the causes of dental wear in addition to bruxism, according to a presentation by Dr. Warden Noble at last week's California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
Brasseler releases new app August 20, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has released its new Solutions Finder iPhone and iPad app that can help oral health professionals identify the right solution kit for their patients and procedures.
Study: Oldest dentistry found in 14,000-year-old tooth August 19, 2015 -- An infected 14,000-year-old tooth that was cleaned out with flint tools represents the oldest known dentistry, according to a study in Scientific Reports. The find represents the earliest archaeological example of a manual intervention on a pathological condition.
Former U.S. surgeon general advances oral health debate August 18, 2015 -- In this exclusive interview with DrBicuspid.com, David Satcher, MD, PhD, former surgeon general of the U.S., talks about the need to improve the oral health of all Americans, how the first surgeon general's report on oral health came into being, the need for more outcomes research in dentistry, and why it's not about dentists versus dental therapists.
Meet the dentist who helped 360 athletes -- in 7 days August 6, 2015 -- If athletes are suffering from severe dental pain, how are they supposed to compete at their best level? They can't, which is why several organizations partnered to offer free healthcare screenings and treatment to participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. Dr. Santosh Sundaresan, from the University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, led a team that provided dental treatment to the athletes.