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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.
Parroting the flossing message
Parroting the flossing messageInterdental hygiene recommendations are constantly changing, so staying up to date on the latest research can help you provide better patient care.
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.
New report underscores economic benefits of tackling dental caries
New report underscores economic benefits of tackling dental cariesTackling dental caries is one of the key steps required to accelerate progress toward a 'cavity-free world,' experts say.
Composite restorations aren’t the problem, patients (and their genes) are
Composite restorations aren’t the problem, patients (and their genes) areA new study shows that composite restorations are just as good (or maybe better) than amalgam restorations.
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.
25th AAOMS Dental Implant Conference to take place Nov. 30 - Dec. 2
25th AAOMS Dental Implant Conference to take place Nov. 30 - Dec. 2More than 1,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons, their staff and restorative dentists will gather at the event.
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.
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?