Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Microbiomes play ‘major’ role in childhood caries
Children’s microbiomes in their dental biofilms play major -- and previously unrecognized roles -- in dental disease, according to research.
August 9, 2023
Toothbrush injury causes stroke in 2-year-old boy
A 2-year-old boy fell while brushing his teeth, causing a blunt injury to the pharynx.
July 31, 2023
Florida tops states for children's dental ED visits
This recent study is the first to explore children’s use of EDs for nontraumatic dental conditions (NTDCs).
July 23, 2023
The dental hygienist’s role in recommending, applying, and billing SDF
A new Current Procedural Terminology code for silver diamine fluoride (SDF) goes into effect July 1. Here's what you need to know.
June 7, 2023
Sensory-adapted dental rooms soothe children with autism
Erik L. Ridley
A sensory-adapted dental clinic environment can make dental cleanings a lot less distressing for autistic children.
June 7, 2023
Fluoride varnish no more effective than placebo in preventing kids' caries
Topical application of a fluoride varnish was not any more effective than placebo in a trial for preventing approximal caries.
June 7, 2023
CDC: Fluoride levels in water systems too low to stop caries
Some public water systems were below optimal fluoridation levels, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
June 6, 2023
Can dental general anesthesia contribute to TMD in kids?
A review questions whether dental care performed under general anesthesia may contribute to temporomandibular disorder (TMD) in children.
June 2, 2023
AAPD names new board, trustees
DrBicuspid.com staff writers
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) installed new board officers and trustees at the AAPD 2023 General Assembly.
June 1, 2023
Combined factors lead to fetal development of cleft lip
Genetic and environmental factors play a joint role in the formation of cleft lip or palate in developing fetuses.
May 26, 2023
Water fluoridation may trump free dental care in preventing tooth decay
Exposure to water fluoridation during childhood was linked to much lower rates of tooth decay-related treatment, but there was no comparable association between caries and the introduction of nationwide free dental care.
May 16, 2023
Do pediatric dentists need to improve their imaging diagnoses?
Pediatric dentists performed poorly diagnosing various types of dental trauma from cone-beam tomography images and intraoral x-rays.
May 15, 2023
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