Hygiene
Sonicare or Oral-B? Midwinter attendees answer rapid-fire questions
March 1, 2022 -- Sonicare or Oral-B? String floss or water flosser? Dentist or hygienist? Attendees at the recent Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting answered these questions and more in a new video special called "This or That." Read More
Colgate introduces recyclable tube with messaging
February 18, 2022 -- Colgate is rolling out a recyclable toothpaste tube in U.S markets and promoting the tube's recyclability through messaging on the packaging. Read More
Dominion donates dental care kits
February 17, 2022 -- Dominion National is donating thousands of dental care kits to local clinics and health departments throughout the mid-Atlantic region in recognition of National Children's Dental Health Month. Read More
ADA celebrates 20th anniversary of Give Kids A Smile
February 11, 2022 -- The ADA is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Give Kids A Smile program, which has provided free oral healthcare education and services to more than 7 million underserved children in the U.S. Read More
OraCare expands scope of cancer care program
February 7, 2022 -- OraCare is expanding the scope of its cancer patient support program, OraCare Cares. Read More
Novel toothbrush outperforms sonic brush for whitening
February 4, 2022 -- A novel radiofrequency toothbrush left teeth whiter and worked better against tooth stains than a sonic vibrating toothbrush, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Oral-B launches new smart toothbrush
February 1, 2022 -- Oral-B has added a new smart toothbrush to its iO line of products that offers users oral health coaching. Read More
Crest, Oral-B to celebrate Children's Dental Health Month
January 24, 2022 -- Oral-B and Procter & Gamble's Crest plan to mark Children's Dental Health Month in February by offering awards to pediatric and family dental professionals who promote oral health for underserved children. Read More
Triclosan may be linked to gastrointestinal disease
January 18, 2022 -- Triclosan, an antimicrobial agent found in toothpaste and other oral care products, may be associated with a type of gut inflammation that induces chronic digestive diseases, according to a study published on January 10 in Nature Communications. 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
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
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
Collaboration Cures 2022
September 15-18
Phoenix, Arizona United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States