Teeth whitening and bleaching procedures are driving growth in the American dental hygiene market. However, all is not well within this lucrative sector. Battle lines between nondentists and dentists grow deeper by the day. Nondentist teeth whiteners contend that this is...
New guidelines may determine how much toothpaste you squeeze onto your child's toothbrush. The American Dental Association revised their recommendations to limit fluoride for children. Dentists often apply prescription-strength fluoride...
A new paper in the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene highlights the crisis in children's oral care and offers a proven program of treatment and behavior modification that has shown results in improving children's oral hygiene.
Scientists at The Forsyth Institute and Tufts University have succeeded in describing and validating a unique system of oral vaccine delivery using a common bacteria found in the mouth. Findings published by Elsevier in Microbes...
Our bodies function thanks to the smooth integration of different organs within the surrounding tissues. One challenge of creating artificial organs is to mimic the comprehensive organ function. Bio-hybrid implants are the way to...
The spending bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives increased spending on several dental care, oral health research, and residency training programs and departments through fiscal year 2015, according to an ADA News story. The bill represents a bipartisan agreement...
You expect your dentist to flag cavities, but did you know your drill-wielding doc might also be able to spot trouble that extends well beyond your pearly whites? "It's becoming clear that we need to consider integrating oral and general health care," says Steve Offenbacher,...
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