Lasers reduce pain after extraction, implant surgeries September 14, 2021 -- Low-level lasers reduced pain following extraction and implant surgeries in a pair of blinded randomized controlled trials published recently in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology.Read More
AFS: Study shows detriment of cutting community fluoride September 2, 2021 -- A recent study showed a continued rise in cavities among children since one Canadian city ended water fluoridation in 2011. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) pointed to the findings as evidence that ending water fluoridation can result in more dental disease.Read More
Technology Focus: Crown.AI software for fastdesign.io August 31, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology for dentistry has come a long way, and two new features from Glidewell's fastdesign.io software show how smart technologies can save time in the clinic. The Glidewell team showcased Crown.AI and Margin.AI in this Technology Focus interview.Read More
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.