Legal Cases: Placement of implants projecting into the maxillary sinus October 24, 2016 -- A 61-year-old man presented to a large group practice where a prosthodontist proposed a treatment plan of four implants. As William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc R. Leffler document in their latest Legal Cases series, having a plan of action isn't enough -- it has to be written in the patient's chart.
CDC: More low-income kids need dental sealants October 20, 2016 -- Dental sealants are very effective for preventing most of the caries children get in their permanent back teeth, but most children still don't get them, especially those from low-income families, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2016 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins October 10, 2016 -- The DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards are once again open for nominations, giving you the chance to tell us who should be nominated for dentistry's most prestigious awards. Categories include Best New Restoratives Material, Best Practice Management Consultant, Best New Operatory Product, and more. There are eight categories in all.
Does ultrasonic activation change sealer failure rate? October 6, 2016 -- While there's no doubt sealers play an important role in preventing root canal failure, does a product's bond strength change when ultrasonically activated? Where are sealers most likely to fail? Researchers from Turkey looked at these questions in a new study in BMC Oral Health.