Laird Harrisonlharrison@drbicuspid.comPediatricsLouisiana mobile dentistry battle resurfacesThe conflict over whether dentistry should be practiced in Louisiana schools has flared up again, with lawmakers now threatening to fire the entire Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.June 6, 2010Dental EducationEPA pressed to require amalgam separatorsA Congressional oversight panel is pressing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require that all dentists in the U.S. install amalgam separators in their offices.June 1, 2010RestorationsStudy finds dentists sloppy with curing lightsMany dentists may be using their curing lights badly, with some baking their patients' teeth and others leaving restorations uncured, a Dalhousie University study suggests. But the researchers think they have the solution.May 24, 2010RestorationsUN mulls global amalgam restrictionsAmalgam foes expect to square off against dentists' groups at a United Nations (UN) meeting in June in Stockholm, where representatives from around the world will try to draw up a legally binding international treaty on mercury reduction.May 23, 2010Dental EducationColo. dental school faces racism chargesAn African-American professor has charged the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine with racism, the latest in a series of legal actions against the school.May 17, 2010Dental EducationDentists' group aims to limit midlevel providersDentists from at least 15 U.S. states have joined forces to put a stop to the spread of Alaska-style dental health aide therapists and similarly empowered midlevel providers.May 17, 2010RestorationsDrBicuspid.com Restoratives InsiderMay 17, 2010HomePilot program to offer dental insurance for U.S. veteransA bill signed into law May 5 by President Barack Obama takes the first step toward offering dental benefits to all 23 million U.S. veterans and also veterans' dependents and survivors.May 9, 2010HomeSmall Smiles faces another lawsuitThe Small Smiles chain may have hoped its troubles were over when it settled a U.S. government lawsuit for $24 million in January. But now the company faces a class-action lawsuit on behalf of children allegedly strapped to chairs for pulpotomies they didn't need.May 5, 2010Orofacial PainDentist arrested for trying to take drugs to HaitiKaryl Jean Beauchamp, D.D.S., arrived at the airport in Nashville on April 18 with the best of intentions. In a matter of hours, she expected to be in Haiti dispensing care to some of the neediest patients in the world. But Dr. Beauchamp made a serious mistake in her charity mission.May 2, 2010Previous PagePage 2 of 24Next PageTop StoriesLegal IssuesOrthodontist to pay $985K to settle Medicaid caseAn orthodontist has agreed to pay $985,541 to resolve allegations that false claims were submitted to Medicaid, which came to light following a whistleblower lawsuit.X-RayDental x-rays in kids should be justified instead of routineOrganized DentistryDebate to Better Dentistry: The future of the ADA’s tripartite systemOral CancerYoung users of e-cigarettes more likely to report chronic stressSponsor ContentWe care about what you think.