Longtime UCSF dental faculty member dies at 73
August 31, 2016 -- University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) faculty member Alton Lacy, DDS, PhD, died of an aortic aneurysm on August 25. He was 73.
Do fluoride mouthrinses prevent caries in kids?
August 30, 2016 -- Do any schools in your community offer a fluoride mouthrinse for their students? Do you counsel your pediatric patients, and their parents, to use such a rinse? You probably should, according to a recent Cochrane Library review.
Heraeus Kulzer launches digital denture training
August 26, 2016 -- Heraeus Kulzer has launched a new training program for laboratory technicians on the processing and finishing of digitally designed dentures.
30% of kids miss school due to oral health problems
August 22, 2016 -- About 30% of 6- to 12-year-old children in the U.S. miss school because of oral health problems, according to a new survey by Delta Dental.
3 tips to increase implant case acceptance
August 19, 2016 -- Even the best implant procedure can be a difficult experience for patients if they aren't educated and prepared. Dr. Judd F. Boehme has been there and offers three tips that can help you create a better experience for your patients and increase your practice's implant acceptance rate.
Dentist helps Olympic athletes go for gold
August 18, 2016 -- When a U.S. Olympic archer who uses his mouth to hold his bow back fractured one of his front teeth and needed care so he could compete in Rio, a volunteer dentist from the Academy for Sports Dentistry stepped in to help.
Brasseler launches VersaFlex polishers
August 18, 2016 -- Brasseler USA has launched the VersaFlex diamond-coated disposable polishing system.
Legal Cases: TMJ dysfunction following crown and bridge work
August 16, 2016 -- A 63-year-old man with many fillings, previous endodontic treatment, and three-unit bridges presented to his dentist with headaches, tight jaw muscles, and teeth grinding. As William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc R. Leffler document, sometimes practicing to the dentist's ability is the best course of action for all involved.
Dentsply Sirona launches new operating light
August 12, 2016 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched the LEDview Plus operating light at this week's Siroworld event in Orlando, FL.
AAID releases 2016 glossary of terms
August 10, 2016 -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has released the Journal of Oral Implantology's Glossary of Terms for 2016.
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