Mouth ulcers linked to inflammatory diseases, depression
March 26, 2019 -- Mouth ulcers may be closely linked to seemingly unrelated physical and psychological conditions, a new study has found. Genetic variants associated with canker sores are also related to inflammatory diseases and depressive symptoms.  Discuss
Winter 2019 new-product roundup
March 20, 2019 -- Between the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting in February and the International Dental Show in March, a number of companies have released new products. brings you this roundup of new releases from companies such as Planmeca, Align Technology, and others.  Discuss
OSAP launches new infection-control website
March 4, 2019 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has launched a new website focused on dental education and certification for infection control.
More education, monitoring needed to improve hand hygiene
February 8, 2019 -- Newly trained dentists know how to wash their hands, right? Apparently not, according to a new study. Investigators observed hygiene practices of postgraduate-year dentists, with the results suggesting that more education on correct hand-washing procedures and greater monitoring of hand hygiene behavior are needed.  Discuss
Palmero eyewear available in starter packs
January 30, 2019 -- Palmero Healthcare has introduced new starter packs of its disposable safety eyewear.