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Whitening may prevent biofilm buildup on restored teeth
August 23, 2019 -- Whitening may prevent biofilm buildup on restored teeth, according to the findings of a new study. Restorations bleached with 35% hydrogen peroxide and 15% carbamide peroxide had significantly lower levels of biofilm than those left untreated.  Discuss
Study finds elite athletes have poor oral health
August 23, 2019 -- Oral disease is prevalent in elite athletes despite the fact that they brush their teeth more than other patients, according to the findings of a U.K. survey. Most of the athletes indicated, however, that they would be willing to change their oral hygiene behavior to improve their oral health.  Discuss
Preventing medicine-related osteonecrosis takes a team
August 23, 2019 -- Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw is a rare but painful condition that sometimes occurs after tooth extractions. Collaboration among dentists and pharmacists is needed to treat the pain associated with this condition and improve patient outcomes, according to the authors of a new article in Pharmaceutical Journal.  Discuss
Study: Few minority, poor patients get screened for cancer
August 22, 2019 -- About 75% of racial and ethnic minorities and patients with low socioeconomic status reported that dental professionals did not screen them for oral cancer during dental visits, according to a new study.  Discuss
Can SDF reduce restoration bond strength? Yes and no
August 22, 2019 -- Can the application of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) affect restoration bond strength? The results are mixed, according to a new systematic review published in the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.  Discuss
5 customer service mistakes to avoid
August 22, 2019 -- You likely wouldn't return to a business that offers bad service, so why would your patients come back if they experienced bad service at your practice? Dr. Roger P. Levin writes that paying attention to your customer service is key He examines five customer service mistakes and how your practice can avoid them.  Discuss
Smiles for Everyone launches free implant program
August 22, 2019 -- The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is launching a program to provide a free implant for selected low-income, uninsured patients.  Discuss
Want to improve dental education? Make it a game
August 21, 2019 -- Adding game-like quizzes to dental school courses may improve learning outcomes. A recent study found dental students who took mobile quizzes during class had more motivation to learn and greater course satisfaction.  Discuss
5 ways to design a scroll-stopping social media ad
August 21, 2019 -- You probably see ads for dental and other healthcare practices when you are scrolling through your social media feeds, writes Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari. She offers five ways your practice can take advantage of these opportunities, from storytelling to special offers.  Discuss
4 applications of cinematic rendering in maxillofacial CT
August 21, 2019 -- Cinematic rendering is a new technique that can create photorealistic images from scans of a patient's jaw and head. Researchers assessed the potential benefits of integrating these images into the evaluation of maxillofacial anatomy and pathology in a new study.  Discuss
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