Restoratives & Cosmetics
Woman's rare inflammatory disease mimics peri-implantitis
December 6, 2021 -- After years of treatment, lab results revealed that a 57-year-old woman did not have peri-implantitis but the rare inflammatory disease intraosseous sarcoidosis, according to a case report published on November 29 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Dental Dose: The one supplement proven to work -- in weird ways
December 3, 2021 -- There's one dietary supplement that's proved to be medically effective but also to cause drug interactions and weird side effects. Tom Viola, RPh, explains what you need to know about St. John's wort in the latest episode of Dental Dose. Read More
OHSU dental school names new dean
December 3, 2021 -- Dr. Ronald Sakaguchi, PhD, has been named dean of Oregon Health & Science University's (OHSU) School of Dentistry. Read More
DSO Jefferson Dental opens 2nd office in Okla.
December 3, 2021 -- Texas-based dental service organization (DSO) Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics has opened a second practice in OK. Read More
5 ways to improve leadership
December 2, 2021 -- Leadership is situational. There is no one method, approach, or answer. But leadership does need to change as the environment changes. Dr. Roger P. Levin describes five ways to improve your leadership skills in the COVID-19 pandemic era. Read More
Lasers can help restore trust in pediatric oral care
December 2, 2021 -- Many kids have missed a dental checkup in the past few years, and the primary reason cited is fear of being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Dr. Samuel Low argues why lasers are one tool you might not think of that can help restore trust in pediatric oral care and get kids back to the clinic. Read More
Carestream Dental offers prosthetic-driven implant planning tool
December 2, 2021 -- Carestream Dental now offers the prosthetic-driven implant planning software Swissmeda Dental Planning to improve patient outcomes. Read More
SoftSmile exhibits updated Vision software at 2021 GNYDM
December 2, 2021 -- SoftSmile exhibited an upgraded version of its artificial intelligence-based orthodontic software, Vision, at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). Read More
Local exhaust ventilation can control aerosols, droplets
November 29, 2021 -- Dental procedures produce aerosols and droplets that can spread infectious disease. Local exhaust ventilation, however, can be used to control the aerosols, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Dental Research. Read More
Exocad's ChairsideCAD 3.0 available in U.S., Canada
November 29, 2021 -- Exocad, an Align Technology company, announced at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting that its ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software is available in the U.S. and Canada. Read More
Hot Topic
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.
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
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting
February 24-26
San Diego, California United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States