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UNC fan gets permanent 'Carolina blue' front teeth
November 8, 2019 -- Every time this guy flashes a smile, the University of North Carolina (UNC) basketball team will know where he stands, according to an article on 247sports.com. Read More
The importance of banking natural tooth structure
November 5, 2019 -- When you want to deliver predictable restorations, when you want to do it easily and effectively, and when you want them to last, Dr. David Rice recommends banking tooth structure whenever possible. Read More
Dental stem cells may help restore breast tissue
November 4, 2019 -- Stem cells of the teeth can develop into milk-producing cells when placed into mammary glands of mice, according to a study published on October 22 in the journal Cells. Read More
U.K. teeth condition worse now than in 17th century
November 4, 2019 -- Modern-day British people have more tooth loss and decay than British people from as far back as the 17th century, according to new research. Read More
Tiger in Germany gets gold-toothed smile
November 4, 2019 -- Cara, a Bental tiger in Germany, is ready for her closeup. Donning a shiny new gold crown for a broken canine may have earned the 125-lb tiger celebrity status, falling into the not-too-shabby group of entertainers, like Beyonce, Pharrell, and Rhianna, who sport blinged-out smiles. Read More
'Orthodontic' pacifier misleading to consumers, suit claims
November 1, 2019 -- Two Illinois women have filed a class-action lawsuit against the maker of an orthodontic pacifier for toddlers, claiming the company's deceptive marketing and packaging led them to believe that the product promotes good oral health. Read More
Her lips are sealed -- literally
November 1, 2019 -- A new internet challenge gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "my lips are sealed." Teens, mostly girls, are posting videos of themselves gluing their upper lips with different adhesives to achieve perfect pouts. Read More
Petition: Maine dental board not enforcing amalgam law
November 1, 2019 -- Three U.S. nonprofits have petitioned the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the Maine Board of Dental Practice to ensure it is enforcing the state's fact sheet law about the mercury content in amalgam fillings. Read More
Virtual dentist network offers patients second opinions
November 1, 2019 -- Virtual care company TeleDentists now offers second opinions about dental procedures to patients. Read More
CDA journal explores fluoride, pediatric pain, more
November 1, 2019 -- The November issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association touches on several topics, including the history of water fluoridation in the state and pediatric pain. 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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States