Henry Schein Cares advances Wearing is Caring campaign
November 19, 2021 -- The Henry Schein Cares Foundation has commenced the third phase of its Wearing is Caring public health campaign in partnership with the UPS Foundation. Read More
Nexa3D, Oqton partner on manufactured dental appliances
November 18, 2021 -- 3D printer maker Nexa3D and artificial intelligence software developer Oqton have formed a partnership to meet an increase in demand for additively manufactured patient-specific dental appliances and aligners worldwide. Read More
OSAP releases special issue of journal
November 17, 2021 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has released a special issue of the Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety. Read More
COVID-19 vaccine may cause oral shingles
November 15, 2021 -- The Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine may be linked to the development of the viral infection herpes zoster, or shingles, in the oral cavity, according to a case report published November 10 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
Dental community needs to be aware of long COVID
November 9, 2021 -- Some people who recover from an initial COVID-19 infection develop long-lasting symptoms, a syndrome known as long COVID. More providers, including dental professionals, need to better understand this condition, according to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Build trust into your hiring system
November 9, 2021 -- Front-line healthcare workers, including dental personnel, may question whether they are safe at work. Dr. James V. Anderson offers four tips to integrate trust in practice safety systems into the hiring process. Read More
Dental visits decreased during the pandemic
November 3, 2021 -- The frequency of dental visits decreased during the pandemic, especially during the period of lockdowns when dental practices were closed, according to an article published recently in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Dental students begin administering COVID-19 vaccines
October 28, 2021 -- Dental students at University of the Pacific's Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco have begun administering COVID-19 vaccines to patients. Read More
Use of povidone-iodine rinse may lead to iodine toxicity
October 26, 2021 -- Gargling with povidone-iodine mouthwash, which has been used as a preprocedural rinse to control COVID-19 in dentistry, may result in a high ingestion rate of iodine, according to a study published October 21 in Biological Trace Element Research. Read More
Woman loses vision in one eye due to tooth infection-induced cellulitis
October 22, 2021 -- A 54-year-old woman lost vision in one eye after developing orbital cellulitis following a tooth extraction, according to a recent case report published in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More