Ozone therapy kills bacteria, fights caries, helps healing April 13, 2016 -- Ozone has been used in Europe for decades to help heal wounds and treat a variety of diseases. Now, more and more U.S. dentists and their staff are incorporating ozone therapy as a multifaceted tool to kill oral bacteria, help remineralize teeth, and aid healing after oral surgery. Discuss
Chewing sugar-free gum could save NHS millions March 24, 2016 -- A recent economic analysis found chewing sugar-free gum may be able to save the U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) millions. The analysis showed that if 12-year-olds in England chewed one more piece of gum per day, the NHS could save up to 8.2 million pounds ($11.6 million) per year. 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.