CDHP convenes dental sealant work group September 30, 2015 -- The Children's Dental Health Project (CDHP) is convening a national sealant work group to provide recommendations for the design and operations of school sealant programs.
Let's talk about sugar September 24, 2015 -- Several researchers suggest that we stop talking about fluoride and instead talk about sugar. The authors of two papers criticize the thought that caries is a multifactorial condition and instead call on countries to start implementing sugar-related policies.
Can a laser detect oral cancer? September 24, 2015 -- Lasers may soon be used to detect oral cancer, replacing invasive biopsies, according to a University of California researcher who has developed a low-cost, simple device using optical coherence tomography to analyze oral lesions.
Cerec 30: Highlights from Las Vegas September 23, 2015 -- About 6,000 dental professionals attended Sirona Dental’s Cerec 30th anniversary event (Cerec 30) in Las Vegas. The event included presentations from company executives, clinical lectures, and celebrities, as well as new product launches.
UMKC dental school gets $4M in NIH research funding September 23, 2015 -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry and the School of Nursing and Health Studies have received National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding potentially totaling $4.38 million over the next five years.