ADHA responds to CDC adult caries report May 18, 2015 -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) said the new report on the results of the National Health Center and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012, demonstrates the need for more preventive oral healthcare.
Top 5 news stories of 2015 May 15, 2015 -- With the unofficial start of summer fast approaching, DrBicuspid.com takes a look back at the most-read news articles from the first part of the year. These include articles on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the new Department of Health and Human Services recommendations on fluoride, Florida Medicaid violations, and new information on the role of the sugar industry on caries research.
CDC report: Older adults are keeping their teeth May 14, 2015 -- While 91% of U.S. adults have dental caries, fewer than 2 in 5 experience complete tooth loss, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). General dentists will begin to see more patients who want to save their natural teeth, according to the report authors.
CDA Presents 2015: The endo/implant controversy May 8, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - A panel of six experts gathered at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2015 meeting to debate the merits and drawbacks of implant and endodontic procedures. The conversation gave way to a consensus -- general dentists should determine which procedure is best on a patient-by-patient basis.
CDA Presents 2015: Stroke prevention starts in the mouth May 5, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - In a presentation on May 1 at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents meeting, periodontist Dr. Timothy Donley spoke about the increasing awareness of the link between oral healthcare and stroke prevention, and what dentists and hygienists can do to help their patients.