Restoratives & Cosmetics
Save Your Tooth Month Q&A with Dr. Samuel Low
May 13, 2022 -- May is Save Your Tooth Month, which serves as an annual reminder about the importance of keeping teeth and gums healthy. To mark the occasion, Dr. Samuel Low, a periodontology expert and chief dental officer of Biolase, answered questions about helping dental patients keep their teeth. Read More
The impact of the pandemic on dentistry
March 17, 2022 -- It's been two years since dental practices closed their doors to elective care. Dr. Samuel B. Low reflects on how practice and patient communication have changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and practice shutdowns. Read More
Ultradent expands Gemini laser family
March 2, 2022 -- Dental material manufacturer Ultradent Products unveiled its Gemini Evo diode laser. Read More
Lasers are a hot topic: Biolase CEO discusses why
February 28, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Lasers aren't new, but they're nonetheless a hot topic right now in dentistry. What's accounting for the sudden interest? The COVID-19 pandemic, said Biolase CEO John Beaver during a video interview at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Gum disease is serious: Why don't we talk about it that way?
February 18, 2022 -- Gum disease is a serious condition that can have severe implications for oral and overall health. So why don't dental professionals talk about it that way? In a video timed for Gum Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Samuel Low explains why the dental industry should up the rhetoric about gum disease. Read More
Cuspies winners highlight link between oral, overall health
February 15, 2022 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Cuspies awards. Many of the people, products, and events that took home a trophy address the relationship between oral and overall health -- a connection that is looking increasingly important over time. Read More
Biolase, BMW continue with dental laser promotion
January 21, 2022 -- Biolase will continue collaborating with BMW Performance Center West to offer dentists experience with the Waterlase dental laser and BMW vehicles. Read More
Meet the Cuspies 2021 finalists
January 20, 2022 -- Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Cuspies? We are very excited to announce the people, products, and events that our readers selected as finalists in this year's event to recognize excellence in dentistry. 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
Tips and tricks from a hygienist with 30+ years of experience
November 23, 2021 -- October was National Dental Hygiene Month, and while the month is over, it's never too late to share some tricks and tips of the trade. Lynn Atkinson, RDH, lists three peer-to-peer education resources and three technologies that she recommends to hygienists. 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
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States