New product: Elevate Oral Care launches tinted SDF
September 26, 2017 -- Elevate Oral Care has introduced a tinted version of its silver diamine fluoride (SDF) 38% product.  Discuss
NYU researchers awarded $13M to study SDF
September 20, 2017 -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $13 million to researchers from the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry to study the effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride (SDF).  Discuss
Study: High fluoride levels may affect young kids' IQ
September 19, 2017 -- Does a high level of prenatal fluoride exposure affect children's cognitive function? What about their brain development after birth? A study published on September 19 concluded that the growing fetal nervous system may be affected by high levels of fluoride, although U.S. researchers cautioned reading too much into the study findings.  Discuss
Summer 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
September 15, 2017 -- During summer 2017, new products ranging from accessory posts to composites and amalgam separators were introduced. Here is our roundup of new products from Kulzer, Komet USA, Cosmedent, and other companies.  Discuss
How peri-implant disease is evolving
September 8, 2017 -- How prevalent is peri-implant disease? And what are its pathogenesis and risk factors, as well as the best ways to diagnosis and treat it? An expert on inflammation and regeneration offered practical device on the changing facets of this increasingly common condition.  Discuss
Treatment planning is key for practice growth
September 5, 2017 -- Ready to take your practice to the next level? Sonia Leziy, DDS, spoke at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting about the most important innovations in recent years to her periodontal and prosthodontic group practice. They're not what you think.  Discuss
Antibiotic guidelines for everyday dentistry
August 31, 2017 -- Dentists are on the front line in the war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said Dr. Peter Jacobsen at the recent California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting. Find out his guidelines for writing safe and effective antibiotic prescriptions.  Discuss
New products from CDA Presents 2017 in San Francisco
August 25, 2017 -- SAN FRANCISCO - A highlight of the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting is the many new, useful, and interesting products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a look at some of the offerings from companies such as Air Techniques, Sikka Software, Zest Dental Solutions, and more.  Discuss
Researchers create gum that detects peri-implantitis
August 24, 2017 -- Researchers have created a chewing gum that tastes bitter when patients have inflammation around one or more dental implants. The gum may one day be used as an early detection method for peri-implantitis to help prevent bone loss associated with severe forms of the disease.  Discuss
Are porous implants as stable as threaded ones?
August 23, 2017 -- Threaded implants are thought to provide both better primary stability and connection to bone than porous implants, but research to back that up is lacking. A new study examined the mechanical stability of the two implants and found that porous ones appeared to provide sufficient support by increasing contact between bone and the implant.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
Conferences
Implant Basics 101
October 27-28
Overland Park, Kansas United States
Glidewell Dental Symposium 2017
November 17
Dallas, Texas United States
NuSmile Summit 2018
January 19-20, 2018
Clearwater Beach, Florida United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2018 Annual Meeting
March 1-3, 2018
Los Angeles, California United States
Ontario Dental Association (ODA) 2018 Annual Spring Meeting
April 26-28, 2018
Toronto, Ontario Canada