WHO report lays groundwork for amalgam use-reduction laws December 13, 2010 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to issue a report that confirms the ongoing need for amalgam and outlines the risks of an outright ban on the material, but also sets the stage for phasing down its use worldwide.
W.Va. puts dental clinics in grade schools December 10, 2010 -- A grassroots effort to address the access-to-care issue in West Virginia has yielded a school-based dental clinic program that is bringing much needed oral health services to the state's most underserved regions. Discuss
Most U.S. dental schools offer cone-beam CT training December 10, 2010 -- Almost every dental school in the U.S. has a cone-beam CT system and has incorporated pre- and postdoctoral training on the equipment into their curriculums, according to research presented at the recent American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology meeting. Discuss
Who is liable for incidental findings in a CBCT scan? December 8, 2010 -- Two presentations at the recent American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologists meeting highlighted the need for general dentists to ensure they have the proper training to interpret a cone-beam CT (CBCT) scan or have the scan read by a specialist. Discuss