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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.
5 ways your composite choice may be costing you money – and making your patients unhappyAre you committing these composite faux pas in your practice?
AAP publishes proceedings from best evidence consensus meeting on CBCT
AAP publishes proceedings from best evidence consensus meeting on CBCTThe proceedings will appear in the October issue of the Journal of Periodontology.
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.
3M, American Dental Association announce research fellowship
3M, American Dental Association announce research fellowshipThe focus of the program is to support future pathways and methods in dental research.
Study finds technology allows remote diagnosis of cleft palate patients
Study finds technology allows remote diagnosis of cleft palate patientsThe study determined that readily available technology can make clinics more efficient and reliable while providing remote care.
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.
GC America to fund research on dental materials for aging populations
GC America to fund research on dental materials for aging populationsThe Kiyoshi Nakao Fund will be used to support research and education in topics dealing with the aging population.