Survey finds knowledge gaps in use of curing lights March 6, 2017 -- Do you use a curing light in your practice for restorations? A new study has found that almost a third of surveyed dentists used inadequate eye protection while using these lights, and many were not aware of the irradiance value of the curing light they were using, which meant the curing time could not be determined accurately.
EPA denies petition by fluoride opponents March 2, 2017 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied a petition from the Fluoride Action Network and other groups that would have prohibited adding fluoride to U.S. water supplies.
Mercury in existing fillings is no problem? March 1, 2017 -- Dr. Alvin Danenberg was speaking with a dental educator recently when the educator stated that mercury in existing fillings is not a problem. This conversation reminded Dr. Danenberg that all dentists need to be up-to-date with current research to provide the best care to their patients.
Highlights from 2017 Chicago Midwinter February 27, 2017 -- The Chicago Dental Society's 2017 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. As part of our continuing coverage, DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video interviews, a look at some new products, and news of the Dental Excellence Awards.