Toothpaste with 'artificial enamel' tops fluoride for fighting cavities
An “artificial enamel” ingredient in toothpaste restores enamel in teeth better than fluoride while fighting cavities.
June 2, 2023
Poor oral health holds many back from smiling
Older U.S. adults agree that smiling makes them feel happier, but many are held back by a self-perpetuating cycle of poor oral and mental health, according to a recent report from Delta Dental.
May 18, 2023
Music eases dental students’ stress, improves performance
Background music reduces dental students' stress and improves their performance during preclinical tooth preparation exercises, according to a study published in the
Journal of Dental Education
May 17, 2023
Burnout prevalent among dentists
About 1 in 10 dentists experience burnout syndrome, with most clinicians reporting symptoms of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization.
May 1, 2023
Dental students' burnout symptoms vary by gender
U.S. dental students experience burnout, but women and men show different symptoms, according to a large study.
April 20, 2023
Dental visits for vets no longer ruff with therapy dog, study
Dental students at the University of Colorado report that having a therapy dog present during clinic visits reduced stress for military veterans, according to a story on the school's website.
April 13, 2023
Drug combo shows promise for HPV-negative HNC patients
A new drug combination shows promise for treating HPV-negative patients with advanced head and neck cancer (HNC).
April 4, 2023
Can breathwork help solve burnout?
Can mindful breathing help dentists manage burnout? Dental yogi Dr. Cristian Pavel shares how breathwork may help dental professionals improve their mental health. He also leads an example breathwork session you can follow along with.
March 9, 2023
Week in Review: Dentistry's mental health crisis | U.S. Department of Labor whistleblower case | Price of a baby tooth
March 3, 2023
Cuspies 2023 winners showcase diversity of dentistry
is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Cuspies awards. The people, products, and events that took home a trophy reflect the increasingly global and demographic diversity of the profession, as well as the mental health toll experienced by many dental professionals.
January 30, 2023
Dental hygienists face health stressors from pandemic
Dental hygienists experienced similar physical and mental health stressors as other healthcare professionals when they returned to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, says research published December 21 in the
Journal of Dental Hygiene
December 22, 2022
Hygienist publishes children's book on healthy nutrition habits
After seeing the adverse effects of a poor diet on one's physical and mental health, dental hygienist Travis D. Tramel, PhD, published a children's book to illustrate the importance of eating a healthy diet.
November 22, 2022
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