Create a master cast for implants using digital tech February 10, 2016 -- A new study shows a method to create a master cast for multiple implant treatment planning using digital technologies. Using these technologies can ultimately save time and money, the study authors noted.
Specialist referrals take time and commitment February 2, 2016 -- As you start prepping a tooth for a crown, it fractures at the gumline. This has probably happened to you or someone you know. As Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, writes, this is one of many examples where a successful relationship with a specialist makes everyone's practice better.
New fluoridation society provides help to fight myths January 29, 2016 -- Johnny Johnson Jr., DMD, president of the newly formed American Fluoridation Society (AFS) got into the fluoridation fight when local officials in his community of Pinellas County, FL, voted in 2011 to discontinue water fluoridation, citing concern that residents might be ingesting too much fluoride.
ADA seeks exemption to proposed EPA amalgam rules January 28, 2016 -- The ADA is asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exempt dental offices from the latest proposed hazardous waste pharmaceuticals rules. This proposal includes dental amalgam disposal.