TOP DENTAL NEWS
Science journals take on poverty
October 25, 2007 -- The Council of Science Editors (CSE) organized a Global Theme Issue on poverty and human development on Oct. 22, with 235 science journals from 37 countries simultaneously publishing more than 750 articles on the topic.  Discuss
Study: Cancer treatment causes caries
October 25, 2007 -- Radiation therapy for thyroid cancer can cause long-term dental disease, researchers at the University Hospital in Basel Switzerland report in this month's Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  Discuss
Cosmetic confidential
October 23, 2007 -- The dark truth behind those bright smiles  Discuss
OPINION: Dear New York Times: The answer isn't more dentists
October 23, 2007 -- In all the heated debate about the New York Times' recent controversial piece, "Boom Times for U.S. Dentists, But Not for Americans' Teeth," some basic history and economic realities have been ignored.  Discuss
The battle of the power toothbrushes
October 22, 2007 -- Ultreo, Inc., makers of Ultreo, a power toothbrush based on ultrasound waveguide technology, filed a counter suit against Procter & Gamble in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York last week.  Discuss
Work less, earn more? One dentist explains how
October 22, 2007 -- William Blatchford boasts that his clients gross between $2 to $3 million annually, even when working with staffs of five or fewer. How do they do it?  Discuss
New drug can 'revolutionize' oral and maxillofacial surgery
October 22, 2007 -- Infuse Bone Graft -- a drug used in orthopedic procedures that stimulates stem cells to form bone -- has recently been approved by the FDA for dental use.  Discuss
Something to smile about
October 22, 2007 -- October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) five million people are victims of domestic violence in the U.S. every year.  Discuss
Invisalign training gets AGD nod
October 19, 2007 -- It's less than accreditation, but more than a pat on the back; when the Academy of General Dentistry bestows its Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) on a continuing education program, dentists take notice.  Discuss
Few heart patients need antibiotics
October 18, 2007 -- Dentists no longer need to prescribe antibiotics to most patients at risk of heart disease, according to a new recommendation by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Discuss
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