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April 2, 2012 News CancerClinicalDecay assessment and preventionDental equipmentDental examinationDental researchEminence based dentistryEvidence based dentistryHealth screeningsInnovations in dentistryOral cancerPathology

What you talkin’ ’bout Willis?!

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Fluorescence mainly an adjunct for occlusal caries detection By Kathy Kincade, Editor in Chief DrBicuspid – April 2, 2012 — While fluorescence-based caries detection devices have been shown to offer clinical decision-making support, visual inspection should continue to be the primary detection method for

January 27, 2012 News Computer softwareDental examinationWellness

Sorry doctor, it’s not just my tooth…

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By Claire Edmonds, PhD Roll camera… Mary Smith, along with her husband Jerry, has been coming to your practice for a dozen years or so. They are both recently retired, and during their appointments often talk about their recent travel

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

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IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

October 19, 2011 News Dental examination

Patients’ attitudes toward screening for medical conditions in a dental setting

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We recently installed the Heart Friendly Dentist USB device by bioAnalytics Inc. to screen patients for BP and pulse rates and shortly, to non-invasively screen them for diabetes.  Picked up this article off the blogosphere – Greenberg, B. L., Kantor,

September 4, 2011 News Dental examinationGeneral News

35% – that’s almost, 2 carry the 3, divide by 1 – one quarter? Rob Ford math

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From Dr. Bicuspid Survey: 35% of Americans cut back on dental visits By DrBicuspid Staff September 1, 2011 — In the past year, more than one-third of people in the U.S. who regularly visit the dentist have cut back, according to a

July 28, 2011 News CancerCranio facial painDental examination

Chronic Facial Pain – What Dentists Who Treats Chronic Pain Patients Should Know About Central Pain

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by mohamed@healthimaginghub.com from Dental Health Hub Imagin A New York Times article published July 18, 2011 discusses chronic pain and the importance of understanding its origin as a problem that is not always related to disease or injury.  And, according to Melanie Thernstrom cited in the Times article,

July 28, 2011 News Dental examination

Should dentists screen for diabetes?

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By Rosemary Frei – DrBicuspid.com contributing writer July 28, 2011 — A new study suggests that dentists can accurately screen patients for diabetes and prediabetes using results from two measures they already routinely assess in the clinic (Journal of Dental Research,July