Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Myerson offers new denture system
Digital dental material manufacturer Myerson has launched the new denture system Trusana.
December 4, 2023
3D Systems’ denture resin receives FDA approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance to NextDent Base, a denture resin, made by 3D Systems.
November 21, 2023
The wild tale behind a denture made of deer teeth
Francis Wharton killed a deer, then used the deer's own teeth to eat it. It's a dental story that must be read to be believed.
October 30, 2023
NY Jets fan’s teeth fall out yelling at team
Watch a fan lose his temper and nearly his teeth while berating the New York Jets during a September 24 game.
September 25, 2023
Can dirty dentures increase one’s risk of contracting pneumonia?
Dentures that aren’t properly cleaned may lead to the accumulation of pneumonia-causing bacteria.
June 28, 2023
FDA OKs SprintRay’s ceramic-infused denture material
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted 501(k) clearance for SprintRay's ceramic-infused resins for 3D-printed dentures and baseplates.
May 22, 2023
Diabetes, tooth loss worsen cognitive decline
People who have both diabetes and tooth loss are at risk of a worse and faster cognitive decline as they age, according to a study published on March 12 in the
Journal of Dental Research
March 14, 2023
Gene variant tied to cancers in patients with tooth loss
The same genes that affect diseases in patients' mouths may be linked to other diseases, including certain types of cancer, according to research published last September in
January 22, 2023
Milling vs. 3D printing: Which one is best for dentures?
When it comes to creating dentures, artificial teeth can be milled or 3D printed, but which method is more accurate? Both processes were deemed clinically acceptable in a head-to-head comparison that was published on December 1 in the
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
December 12, 2022
Experts reveal tips and tricks for fitting dentures
When it comes to dentures, it's paramount that they fit properly, because if they don't, it could lead to various biological complications such as denture stomatitis, epulis fissuratum, and even progressive bone loss, according to experts.
November 16, 2022
Coding and insurance considerations for dentures
Whether due to periodontal disease, decay, fracture, injuries, cancer, or just plain wearing out, dental professionals are bound to replace missing teeth. Consultant Belle DuCharme shares tips for coding and getting reimbursed for dentures.
November 16, 2022
Obesity tied to tooth loss in 1st-of-its kind study
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers analyzed the impact of obesity on the number and position of residual teeth by age groups in a study published in
. An increase in body mass index was tied to tooth loss.
October 17, 2022
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