Water fluoridation linked to lower dental costs November 21, 2016 -- Residents of South Korea living in areas with newer water fluoridation programs had significantly fewer dental visits for caries and lower overall dental care costs than those in areas without water fluoridation, according to a new study.
8 possible causes of your patient's jaw pain November 16, 2016 -- A patient calls your practice and makes an appointment citing jaw pain. As periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg notes, sometimes reducing a patient's pain is a matter of using your communication skills, training, and expertise. In other instances, he advocates considering causes beyond a patient's mouth.
Tooth wear screening tools fall short, new study finds November 16, 2016 -- Which tooth wear evaluation tool works best? None, according to a new study. Researchers found that the four most common systems to categorize erosion all fall short of the requirements needed to be universally used in dental practice and research.