Don't let 'fuzzy thinking' put dental patients at risk August 10, 2021 -- Are you practicing while under the influence of "fuzzy thinking" -- basing dental treatment decisions on opinions rather than facts? Clinicians who do so may be putting patients at risk, according to a perspective published August 8 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.Read More
Psychosomatic syndrome can lead to unneeded dental procedures August 9, 2021 -- Phantom bite syndrome -- a psychosomatic condition in which patients are preoccupied with dental occlusion -- can result in unnecessary dental procedures and even lead to new or worse dental problems. Frontiers in Psychiatry published a case report of three women with the condition.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.