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The states with the best and worst oral health in 2018
The states with the best and worst oral health in 2018How does your state stack up against the competition?
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.
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.
Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicated
Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicatedThere seems to be some sort of link between periodontal disease and macular degeneration, but just how strong is it?
Is doxycycline safe for use in children?
Is doxycycline safe for use in children?For many years, dentists and doctors were discouraged from using doxycycline with children, but newer data suggests otherwise.
Is wine a good mouthwash?
Is wine a good mouthwash?If wine is good for cardiovascular health, could it also be good for oral health?
How scientists are turning teeth into drugs
How scientists are turning teeth into drugsRecurrent caries is still a common problem — here’s how one team is trying to prevent them.
Are dentists getting greedy over X-rays?
Are dentists getting greedy over X-rays?X-rays should be performed only when clinically appropriate, but a new study finds that dentists often take money into consideration.