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The states with the best and worst oral health in 2018
The states with the best and worst oral health in 2018How does your state stack up against the competition?
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosion
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosionA team of researchers analyzed nine toothpastes on the market that claimed to have desensitizing or anti-erosive properties.
Using silver diamine fluoride as a new caries management solution
Using silver diamine fluoride as a new caries management solutionExploring the advantages and disadvantages of using SDF for specific patient populations.
Is doxycycline safe for use in children?
Is doxycycline safe for use in children?For many years, dentists and doctors were discouraged from using doxycycline with children, but newer data suggests otherwise.
American Dental Association announces new policy to combat opioid epidemic
American Dental Association announces new policy to combat opioid epidemicThe policy supports mandates on prescription limits and continuing education.
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancer
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancerNew research shows that certain oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease may also cause esophageal cancer.
5 New Year’s resolutions every dental hygienist should makeFrom eating healthier to establishing a workout routine, the new year is the perfect time to set goals for yourself.
What 2018 means for insurance coding
What 2018 means for insurance codingWhat you need to know, what you can ignore and how to keep from getting into trouble.
8 ways to make insurance less of a painInsurance can be frustrating for any practice, but these tips can put you and your patients at ease.
The risks and rewards of mail-order braces
The risks and rewards of mail-order bracesWhile mail-order aligners continue to grow in popularity, several organizations are speaking up about the risks associated with this treatment.