Hygiene
Jefferson Dental opens new office in Texas
January 14, 2022 -- Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics recently opened its latest office in Westworth Village, TX, a Fort Worth suburb. Read More
Dental salary survey finds higher wages, office turnover
January 13, 2022 -- Overall wages for the dental industry have increased, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, according to a survey released by DentalPost on January 11. However, with the increase in wages lurks the threat of turnover in some front office roles. Read More
Grin, Oral-B team up to expand teledentistry offerings
January 12, 2022 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has partnered with Procter & Gamble's Oral-B to expand teledentistry offerings to customers. Read More
Western Dental opens 2 new Southern Calif. offices
January 10, 2022 -- Western Dental & Orthodontics has opened two new offices in Southern California: one in Highland Park and another in Menifee. Read More
New device may quickly, cheaply sterilize dental instruments
January 5, 2022 -- A radical vapor reactor, which eliminates germs by producing high levels of reactive oxygen species, may offer a quick, low-cost way to sterilize dental instruments, according to findings published in the February issue of Process Biochemistry. Read More
Ultradent donates to Ky. tornado relief
January 5, 2022 -- Dental material manufacturer Ultradent Products has donated 10% of all domestic sales from December 16 to tornado relief efforts in Kentucky. Read More
Which U.S. states are best, worst for dental health?
January 4, 2022 -- Which U.S. state has the best dental health? Connecticut, according to a new survey published by national dental provider Express Dentist. The survey measured 25 key dental health indicators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Read More
Top 10 DrBicuspid stories for 2021
December 23, 2021 -- The pandemic may not have dominated our lives like it did in 2020, but it still influenced many of DrBicuspid.com's top stories for 2021. More than half of our 10 most popular stories, based on member views, had a COVID-19 hook. Read More
NIH drops long-awaited sequel to surgeon general's report
December 21, 2021 -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research on December 21 released the long-awaited sequel to the U.S. surgeon general's 2000 report on oral health. Read More
My top 5 key compliance resolutions for 2022
December 21, 2021 -- At the beginning of every new year, do you promise to do something new, better, or different? Compliance expert Linda Harvey writes why you should consider vowing to get your regulatory compliance back on an even keel in 2022 and outlines five resolutions to do just that. Read More
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
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in Anaheim
May 12-14
Anaheim, California United States