Philips wins IP infringement disputes in Europe November 27, 2019 -- Royal Philips has announced the successful outcome of several intellectual property (IP) infringement disputes with manufacturers and sellers of power toothbrushes and brush heads following targeted legal actions in Europe.
Curve Dental partners with Weave November 27, 2019 -- Dental software developer Curve Dental is teaming with communication tools company Weave to help dental practices work more efficiently.
Men arrested for shooting dentist in Fla. November 26, 2019 -- Two men have been arrested for shooting a dentist in Florida who was set to testify in December against one of the shooter's brothers, who was accused of stealing $40,000 from her and her practice, according to news reports.
Dental practice pokes fun at rival football fans November 26, 2019 -- The Thanksgiving season is known for feasting, family, and football. It's also a time for longtime college football rivalries, and one dental practice in Ohio is showing which team it hopes feels the sting of defeat, according to a local news report.
New biodegradable rods combat periodontal disease November 25, 2019 -- Researchers from Germany have developed biodegradable rods that can limit the application of antibiotics for periodontal disease to the mouth, reducing the side effects of standard pill-based antibiotic treatments.
ADA opposes agency's proposed fluoride hazard rating November 25, 2019 -- The ADA supports community water fluoridation and believes it is a safe way to prevent caries, despite a recent draft monograph from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Toxicology Program that suggests fluoride is a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard to humans.
Dentists should be aware of rising antidepressant use November 25, 2019 -- The use of antidepressants in the U.K. has more than doubled over the past two decades, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. This is a statistic that dental professionals should be mindful of during patient consultations for oral procedures.