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Dental care, south of the border
Dental care, south of the borderExamining the surprising trend of American dental migration to Mexico.
AAOMS honors oral and maxillofacial surgeons during Annual Meeting
AAOMS honors oral and maxillofacial surgeons during Annual MeetingThe American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons recognized more than 20 professionals for excellence in the field.
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?
Are dentists causing a deadly infection in patients?New research shows that antibiotics prescribed by dentists may be contributing to a potentially deadly infection.
Study finds virulent bacteria linked to caries in children
Study finds virulent bacteria linked to caries in childrenThe discovery could lead to better ways of identifying children at high risk of caries.
3M, Patterson Dental open doors to digital dentistry
3M, Patterson Dental open doors to digital dentistry3M Oral Care and Patterson Dental have signed a distribution agreement for 3M's True Definition Scanner.
NYSDA endorses iCoreExchange HIPAA-compliant message exchange
NYSDA endorses iCoreExchange HIPAA-compliant message exchangeThe New York State Dental Association has announced that iCoreExchange is the preferred HIPAA-compliant email program for its members.
Can dentists use squid ink to check for gum disease?
Can dentists use squid ink to check for gum disease?A team led by engineers has developed a more comprehensive way to detect gum disease.
Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practice
Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practiceMore than 40 abstracts were shared during the International PEEK Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Can chewing gum be used to detect gum inflammation?
Can chewing gum be used to detect gum inflammation?Researchers in Germany have developed a type of chewing gum that could be used to diagnose inflammation and eventual dental implant failure.
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?
Can a green tea extract help prevent cavities?Researchers in China have discovered that a nutrient in green tea may help treat tooth sensitivity—and prevent cavities in those patients.