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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.
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.