A 5-step process for better retraction December 6, 2019 -- Retraction comes in many forms, and there are many cases in which retraction makes our lives simple. Dr. David Rice shares a simple, five-step process for better retraction. Discuss
Fluoride exposure in infancy linked to lower nonverbal IQ December 2, 2019 -- Another study has linked early fluoride exposure to lower IQ scores later in life. Researchers from the U.S. and Canada found fluoride intake from reconstituted infant formula was linked to significantly decreased nonverbal IQ scores in preschool-aged children. Discuss
Patient to receive $51K for untreated tooth decay November 26, 2019 -- Dentists in the U.K. reached an out-of-court settlement, agreeing to pay approximately $51,000, with a former patient who lived with "unbearable" pain because his tooth decay was never detected or treated, according to news reports. Discuss
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.
The important role photography plays in the success of your practice November 20, 2019 -- Is a picture worth a thousand words? Or is it worth far more? A picture is worth at least $2 million of revenue when you have a system for success and a system to stay accountable, according to Dr. David Rice. He explains the important role photography plays in your practice's success. Discuss
U.K. hospital admits it's complicit in woman's death November 19, 2019 -- The hospital in the U.K. that discharged a woman in 2017 who was experiencing complications from dental work and died 12 hours later has apologized to her family and confirmed that the clinician who treated her is no longer treating patients, according to an article by London News Online.
Formlabs launches Formlabs Dental, new 3D printer November 18, 2019 -- After making an impact in the dental lab space for a number of years, Formlabs has now launched a new dental business unit, Formlabs Dental. With the creation of the new business unit, Formlabs intends to make a splash in the growing 3D market for dental practices and the opportunities that are to come for the technology in the next decade. Discuss
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.