Hygiene
Hu-Friedy launches new polishing powder
July 24, 2018 -- Hu-Friedy has launched a new powder for use with its Air-Flow therapy polishing system.  Discuss
New AAP survey results can help educate dentists, consumers
July 23, 2018 -- A third of people eat after they've finished their nighttime teeth-cleaning routine, according to the findings of a new survey from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP). The survey results can help inform dentists about how patients live their lives and educate consumers on the importance of proper oral care, notes AAP President Dr. Steven Daniel.  Discuss
7-year trends for U.S. dental production: Part 1
July 18, 2018 -- It's always an excellent idea for dentists and team members to know what numbers are making an impact on their practice's bottom line and to have some numbers for comparison to see how well they're doing. Alitta Boechler of Sikka Software looks at the seven-year trends of five key numbers in the first of a two-part series.  Discuss
CBCT demonstrates superiority for periodontal evaluation
July 16, 2018 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) shows promise for periodontal diagnosis, but how does its use measure up against conventional imaging? To learn more, researchers compared the results of studies on the use of CBCT for assessing periodontal conditions and parameters.  Discuss
Water Pik recalls new Sonic-Fusion flossing toothbrush
July 16, 2018 -- Water Pik has announced a voluntary recall of its new Sonic-Fusion combination toothbrush-interdental cleaner.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

Conferences
ACLS Training for Dentists & Staff
August 14
Raleigh, North Carolina United States
ACLS Training for Dentists & Staff
September 18
Houston, Texas United States
NYS Mandated Infection Control
September 24
Syracuse, New York United States
Central New York Dental Conference (CNYDC) 2020
September 24-25
Syracuse, New York United States
ACLS Training for Dentists & Staff
October 16
Denver, Colorado United States