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Green tea mouthwash may help patients with gingivitis
June 13, 2018 -- Green tea-based mouthwashes may rival chlorhexidine for some patients, a systematic review found. Patients with plaque-induced gingivitis who used a green tea-based mouthwash had plaque and gingival markers that were similar to those of patients who used chlorhexidine.  Discuss
Study: Triclosan may increase colon cancer risk
June 8, 2018 -- The effects of triclosan on human health should be urgently re-examined, according to the authors of a new preclinical study that found the chemical might increase the risk of colon cancer and other harmful consequences. The findings were published in Science Translational Medicine.  Discuss
New product: Elevate Oral Care launches toothpaste for kids
May 31, 2018 -- Elevate Oral Care has launched a new prescription fluoride toothpaste for children.  Discuss
Beyond brushing, flossing, and fluoride: 3 strategies to fight caries
May 25, 2018 -- You tell your patients to brush and floss and also praise the merits of fluoride, so why are they still coming back with cavitated lesions? Dr. Brian Novy, discussed three strategies to restore balance to the mouth at the recent California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2018 meeting.  Discuss
CDA Presents 2018: Companies highlight new products
May 22, 2018 -- The California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2018 is the largest annual dental meeting on the West Coast of the U.S. As part of our continuing coverage, DrBicuspid.com brings you a look at some new products and exclusive industry news.  Discuss
Products to look for at CDA Presents 2018 in Anaheim
May 16, 2018 -- A highlight of the California Dental Association's upcoming CDA Presents 2018 meeting in Anaheim, CA, will be the many new products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a preview of these products from companies such as Dentsply Sirona, Water Pik, and Parkell.  Discuss
New product: Sumitra launches fluoride-free toothpaste
May 16, 2018 -- Health supplement and consulting company Sumitra Remedies has launched Vedenta, a fluoride-free herbal toothpaste.  Discuss
Prisyna gets FDA OK for xerostomia products
May 9, 2018 -- Prisyna, the oral care division of biotech firm Synedgen, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market its Moisyn product line for treating xerostomia.  Discuss
GSK buys Novartis' stake in consumer venture for $13B
March 27, 2018 -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has acquired Novartis' minority stake in the companies' consumer healthcare joint venture for $13 billion. The buyout means GSK has full control over the Sensodyne toothpaste brand and other consumer products.  Discuss
AADR 2018: Patients aren't motivated to floss
March 26, 2018 -- Patients aren't motivated to floss, according to research presented at the 2018 American Association of Dental Research (AADR) meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Here's what you can do about it.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

Conferences
ACLS for Dentists and Staff -- Medical Emergency Training
August 10
Baltimore, Maryland United States
ACLS for Dentists and Staff -- Medical Emergency Training
October 12
Denver, Colorado United States
75th Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB)
October 26-28
Palm Springs, California United States
2019 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
January 17-19, 2019
Denver, Colorado United States