A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 2 April 5, 2016 -- In the first part of this series, Dr. Anthony Ramirez presented some indications for a cone-beam CT scan. In part two, he illustrates in specific case reports how this technology has helped his practice.
Chewing sugar-free gum could save NHS millions March 24, 2016 -- A recent economic analysis found chewing sugar-free gum may be able to save the U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) millions. The analysis showed that if 12-year-olds in England chewed one more piece of gum per day, the NHS could save up to 8.2 million pounds ($11.6 million) per year.
Case report: Matching the single central March 24, 2016 -- One of the procedures that dentists dread the most is matching the single central with an indirect restoration such as a veneer or crown. In this case report, Dr. Dhaval Patel walks you through how he has handled the inherent challenges in this procedure.
AADR 2016: Canary System can detect dental erosion March 24, 2016 -- Quantum Dental Technologies' Canary System can detect dental erosion, according to an independent study presented at the recent 2016 American Association of Dental Research (AADR) meeting in Los Angeles.
AADR 2016: Sealant recommendation varies widely March 21, 2016 -- The rates at which Japanese dentists recommended sealants varied widely in a study presented last week at the 2016 American Association of Dental Research (AADR) annual meeting in Los Angeles.
Study analyzes short-term results of defluoridating water March 18, 2016 -- Canadian researchers have new evidence that links cessation of water fluoridation to an increase in caries. A recent study found schoolchildren in Calgary, Alberta, had a higher prevalence of caries in their primary teeth after the city's water supply was no longer fluoridated.
AADR 2016: Better way to quantify caries needed March 18, 2016 -- The traditional decayed, missing, and filled surfaces system for quantifying caries significantly overestimates the actual prevalence of the disease, according to new research presented at this week's 2016 American Association of Dental Research (AADR) annual meeting.