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Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the rise
Study finds office-based dental anesthesia is on the riseResearchers discovered a surprising trend in where dental anesthesia is being performed.
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.
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.
The top 10 dental discoveries of 2017Dental research came a long way this year, and some studies stood out above the rest.
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?
Are activated charcoal oral care products safe to use?New lab results indicate that My Magic Mud products fall comfortably within range of safety, refuting claims made by Colgate and the ADA.
Study finds Botox can relieve jaw muscle pain
Study finds Botox can relieve jaw muscle painAccording to new research, Botox therapy can provide significant relief with only a mild risk for negative effects.
Researchers introduce technique to simplify dental bone graft procedures
Researchers introduce technique to simplify dental bone graft proceduresThe new technique could help maintain graft integrity during closure.
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.