Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Agency removes fluoride hazard classification
The latest draft monograph from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Toxicology Program has removed the hazard classification of fluoride.
March 24, 2023
Obesity, not ancestry, may be linked to dental development
When people develop teeth may have more to do with whether they are overweight or obese than their genetic origins, according to a study published on March 13 in
Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research
March 16, 2023
Week in Review: High-strength fluoride considerations | Is inflation an opportunity? | Teeth scaling on TikTok
March 10, 2023
Rising trend: Clear aligners for kids with mixed dentition
Clear aligner therapy is emerging as a popular orthodontic treatment in children with a mix of primary and permanent teeth, and orthodontists expect its use to grow, according to a study published on March 9 in the
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
March 9, 2023
Md. may require proof of dental exams for kids in school, childcare
Parents of children enrolled in public school or childcare in Maryland may be required to provide evidence that their kids underwent oral health screenings before specified ages, according to bills recently introduced by state lawmakers.
March 6, 2023
What to consider when prescribing high-strength fluoride
Using a high-strength prescription fluoride toothpaste or gel may boost the remineralization of teeth in adults under ideal conditions, but it's unclear how well it works in a real-world setting, according to a commentary published in the
Journal of the American Dental Association
March 5, 2023
Smartphone app remotely screens children's teeth
The University of Western Australia is highlighting a feasibility study showing that a smartphone app can remotely screen children's teeth. The study was published in the
International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry
March 2, 2023
Supplement focuses on dental-medical integration
Two studies led by researchers at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston were among articles highlighted on February 27 in an
Annals of Family Medicine
special supplement. Both studies focused on how nondental professionals can support dental health.
March 1, 2023
Value of lost baby teeth rise in latest poll
The average value of a single lost baby tooth in the U.S. jumped by 16% over the past year, according to the 2023 Original Tooth Fairy Poll conducted by Delta Dental.
February 26, 2023
ADA endorses USDA proposal to update WIC
The ADA is supporting a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revamp the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to align the nutritional content of WIC foods more closely with current U.S. dietary guidelines.
February 23, 2023
Could dental photos at obstetrician visits stop kids' caries?
A researcher in New York is studying whether taking intraoral photos of pregnant patients' teeth during their regular obstetrician visits will prevent severe tooth decay in children. The research team will use the technology to monitor patients' oral health.
February 20, 2023
Week in Review: SDF vs. sealants | Can a $20M program solve the staffing shortage? | We're heading to Chicago!
February 17, 2023
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