Restoratives & Cosmetics
Jefferson Dental opens new office in Texas
January 14, 2022 -- Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics recently opened its latest office in Westworth Village, TX, a Fort Worth suburb. Read More
What dentistry has learned about TMDs, orthodontics in 30 years
January 11, 2022 -- In the past 30 years, dentistry has learned that conventional orthodontic treatments do not cure or cause temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), according to an article published on January 7 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
Western Dental opens 2 new Southern Calif. offices
January 10, 2022 -- Western Dental & Orthodontics has opened two new offices in Southern California: one in Highland Park and another in Menifee. Read More
Rock Dental Brands acquires 10 dental clinics
January 7, 2022 -- Arkansas-based Rock Dental Brands recently acquired 10 clinics in Arkansas and Missouri, bringing its total number of clinics to 94 across three states. Read More
Align Technology donates $1M to AAOF
January 6, 2022 -- Align Technology has donated $1 million to the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) in support of quality education and research that leads to excellence in patient care. Read More
Regular cannabis use may prolong orthodontic treatment
December 20, 2021 -- A synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol made of cannabis compounds may diminish orthodontic tooth movement, extending treatment for regular drug users. The animal study was published on December 17 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
Higher costs, future COVID-19 shutdowns weigh on dentists
December 14, 2021 -- As the pandemic continues, dentists remain concerned about higher operating expenses, another COVID-19-related shutdown, and employees' inability to come to work, according to a study published online December 12 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. 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
Should dental x-rays be used to assess age of migrant children?
November 23, 2021 -- Dental x-rays should not be used to estimate the age of unaccompanied children who arrive at the U.S. southwestern border seeking asylum, according to a commentary published on November 20 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 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