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Study confirms water fluoridation prevents tooth decay in children and teens
Study confirms water fluoridation prevents tooth decay in children and teensCommunity water fluoridation has been around for 70 years, but not much research has been conducted over the last several decades. A new study provides contemporary evidence on the topic.
Dentist creates petition to stop sales of dangerously acidic dry mouth products
Dentist creates petition to stop sales of dangerously acidic dry mouth productsThe petition targets seven manufacturers of oral care products that are proven to cause tooth erosion.
AO accepting research abstracts for 2019 Annual Meeting
AO accepting research abstracts for 2019 Annual MeetingStudent and professional researchers have until Oct. 5, 2018, to submit their abstracts and clinical cases.
Clinical research presents 100 percent implant and prosthetic survival with OsseoSpeed implants
Clinical research presents 100 percent implant and prosthetic survival with OsseoSpeed implantsThe 10-year data reported exceptional long-term clinical results.
Dentistry and the opioid epidemic: what you need to know
Dentistry and the opioid epidemic: what you need to knowTaking a look at the role the dental industry plays in the opioid overdose crisis and what dentists can do about it.
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?Though unintentional, the prescribing patterns of dentists can contribute to allergic reactions and antibiotic overuse.
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosion
Study shows toothpaste alone doesn’t protect enamel or prevent erosionA team of researchers analyzed nine toothpastes on the market that claimed to have desensitizing or anti-erosive properties.
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?New research shows a link between middle-aged tooth loss and an increased cardiovascular disease risk.
Study identifies effective school-based cavity prevention program
Study identifies effective school-based cavity prevention programA combination of prevention strategies may be more effective than one alone for reducing tooth decay, according to researchers.
Using diluted sodium hypochlorite to supplement periodontal self-care
Using diluted sodium hypochlorite to supplement periodontal self-careExploring the effects of rinsing with diluted sodium hypochlorite in patients with chronic periodontitis.