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
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
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.