8 dental industry leaders share predictions for 2023 December 20, 2022 -- Eight leaders and executives in the dental industry shared their predictions for dentistry in 2023. Leading ideas include a continued adoption of artificial intelligence to drive better patient outcomes and a renewed focus on the patient experience to justify rising costs.Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis tied to more dental disorders December 20, 2022 -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) show elevated frequency of dental visits, but also an increased incidence of dental disorders, according to a study published December 15 in BMC Oral Health. The disorders include dental caries, pulpitis, gingivitis, periodontitis, and oral ulceration.Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice.Read More
Now trending: Oral piercings and gems December 12, 2022 -- Dentists are warning against a popular trend among young adults: oral piercings and gems. The trend may pose serious damage to one's oral health, according to a commentary published in the Journal of the American Dental Association.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.