Week in Review: Meet the company that wants to kill drill-and-fill

Dear DrBicuspid Member,

Dentistry may be one step closer to ending the drill-and-fill model. The U.K.-based company Reminova wants to naturally rebuild caries-damaged teeth and has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help bring its device to practices worldwide. Read Assistant Editor Theresa Pablos' story here.

The number of 13- to 17-year-old boys and girls in the U.S. receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has increased for the second year in a row, but about half of all U.S. adolescents still haven't received it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read Features Editor Donna Domino's piece here.

Sometimes, during conversation with your patients, politics comes up. And while the Madow Brothers suggest avoiding the topic, they offer a clever way to change the conversation if your patients bring up Donald Trump.

Although glove procedures haven't changed too much over time, the gloves themselves have. With new features and improved materials, now may be right time to think about how you use gloves in your practice and whether you need to refresh some policies. Read Assistant Editor Theresa Pablos' article here.

As this Week in Review indicates, the most-read articles on DrBicuspid.com range from treatment innovations to ideas about how to communicate with your patients. We have more articles coming next week on the growth of very large dental practices and new exclusive video content.

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