Short vs. long implants: How do the results measure up? September 28, 2018 -- How do the long-term results of short implants compare with those of long implants placed after maxillary sinus augmentation? To get a clear look at the risks and benefits of each, researchers conducted a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that directly compared the two methods. Discuss
6 ways nanoparticles are the future of dentistry September 24, 2018 -- Nanoparticles have the potential to enhance almost every aspect of dentistry, from radiographs and restoratives to orthodontics and oral surgery. A scientific paper highlighted some possibilities for how dentists may use nanoparticles. Discuss
2018 Dental Excellence Award nominating period ends soon September 20, 2018 -- Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues in participating in the nominations process for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. You only have until midnight on September 28 to make your voice heard and help honor the best new products in dentistry. Discuss
Researchers test CAD/CAM crowns' fracture resistance September 19, 2018 -- All-ceramic CAD/CAM crowns are a treatment option for full-coverage restorations for endodontically treated teeth, but how do they resist fracturing? Researchers compared two kinds of crowns to see which held up best. 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.