Temporary healing abutments stand up to the test December 21, 2017 -- Implant healing abutments appear to be safe to use immediately after implant placement, according to the findings of a new study. These temporary abutments may be able to promote healthy soft-tissue healing, thereby reducing the risk of peri-implantitis. Discuss
Leaders in Dentistry: Dr. Sammy Noumbissi December 20, 2017 -- When you think of implants, do you think of conventional, metal ones? Dr. Sammy Noumbissi, president of the International Academy of Ceramic Implantology, would like to expand that thinking to include ceramic implants. He discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these implants in the latest installment of the Leaders in Dentistry series. Discuss
Fall 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com December 15, 2017 -- During fall 2017, new products ranging from surgical implant guides to obturators and contra angles were introduced. Here is our roundup of new products from Dentsply Sirona, Planmeca, KaVo, and other companies. Discuss
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.