CDA Presents 2015: 3D imaging aids endodontic options September 4, 2015 -- Advances in 3D imaging, instruments, materials, and growth factors in bone-grafting material have changed the way dentists decide between doing root canals or implants, according to a presentation by Dr. Mohamed Fayad at the recent California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
Denver votes to continue water fluoridation September 3, 2015 -- Denver officials have voted to continue the city's 60-year policy of fluoridating community water supplies, citing the recommendations of public health agencies about its benefits.
CDA Presents 2015: Dental wear -- more than just bruxism August 25, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Acidic erosion, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and increased use of medicines are often the causes of dental wear in addition to bruxism, according to a presentation by Dr. Warden Noble at last week's California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
Brasseler releases new app August 20, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has released its new Solutions Finder iPhone and iPad app that can help oral health professionals identify the right solution kit for their patients and procedures.
Study: Oldest dentistry found in 14,000-year-old tooth August 19, 2015 -- An infected 14,000-year-old tooth that was cleaned out with flint tools represents the oldest known dentistry, according to a study in Scientific Reports. The find represents the earliest archaeological example of a manual intervention on a pathological condition.