New OSHA standards, unannounced inspections may be coming March 2, 2021 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may soon issue new infectious disease standards that include unannounced inspections at dental practices, according to a February 26 session at the virtual 2021 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.Read More
Dental ethics show value in the time of COVID-19 February 26, 2021 -- The ethical principles that helped dentists through the 1918 flu pandemic can also guide dentists today, noted dental ethics expert Nanette Elster. Elster spoke with DrBicuspid.com about ethical decisions during COVID-19 -- a topic she's also discussing at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.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.