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July 19, 2017 News Dental researchNews

Online Faculty Training Program Launched to Help Clinical Research

by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate-Palmolive is proud to announce the launch of an online faculty development program tailored to educators looking to start a research career.  The program, entitled “Foundations of Conducting Clinical Research” was developed in partnership with the Academy for Academic Leadership

March 21, 2017 News Dental CareDental researchNews

Many Factors Found to Impact Oral Health Habits, Including Diet, Gender

by University of Arkansas

Findings from the first comprehensive study on the oral health of a population in transition from a foraging, wild-food diet to an agriculture-based diet indicate that oral health is affected not just by diet, but also by gender and behavior

March 9, 2017 News Dental CareDental researchNews

DNA in Dental Plaque Shows Neanderthals Used ‘Aspirin’

by ScienceDaily

Published today in the journal Nature, an international team led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and Dental School, with the University of Liverpool in the UK, revealed the complexity of Neandertal behaviour, including dietary

May 28, 2014 News Dental industryDental researchGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsOverall Health

Prevora’s latest controlled study is published

by Kahaliah Richards

A new peer-reviewed article in Acta Scandinavia Odontologica reviews the most recent controlled study of Prevora. This study is so far the largest randomized, multi-centre, double-blinded, placebo-controlled investigation of any preventive intervention for adult caries. It enrolled 983 adults who

January 7, 2014 News Dental CareDental industryDental researchGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingMedical newsOverall Health

Chewing Gum Is Often Culprit for Migraine Headaches in Teens

by Kahaliah Richards

Teenagers are notorious for chewing a lot of gum. The lip smacking, bubble popping, discarded gum stuck to the sole give teachers and parents a headache. Now, Dr. Nathan Watemberg of Tel Aviv University-affiliated Meir Medical Center has found that

April 19, 2013 News Dental industryDental researchGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingMedical newsTreatment planning

Listen to your community

by Kahaliah Richards

In my community, the press has reported about a difficult situation for many dental practices. Seems there is an over-supply and an under-demand for these services. Of course, readers of this blog will know that this isn’t a phenomenon isolated

April 8, 2013 News Dental researchGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingResearch

ADDE 2013 Survey on the European Dental Trade

by Kahaliah Richards

While at the IDS in Cologne, Oral Health’s Senior Publisher, Melissa Summerfield, attended a press conference put on by ADDE (Association of Dental Dealers in Europe) and FIDE (Federation of the European Dental Industry). At this event, they shared some

March 4, 2013 News Dental equipmentDental researchGeneral DentistryOffice designScanners

Hapy Bear Surgery Center Effortlessly Transitions to Electronic Health Records by using the Plustek MobileOffice AD450

by Kahaliah Richards

Plustek scanners help pediatric dental center to go paperless  HapyBearSurgeryCenter is a pediatric sedation dental office that provides general anesthesia to dental patients referred to them by over 200 dental offices. Hapy Bear has been serving patients in the Central

October 23, 2012 News APPsClinicalDental AssociationsDental industryDental researchKeeping you guessingPatient education

“Stop Zombie Mouth” Halloween Capaign Five Million Free Trading Cards in Addition to Free Copies of Plants vs. Zombies

by Kahaliah Richards

National Oral Health Campaign from the American Dental association and PopCap Games Secures Support from CSPI Director of Nutrition Policy  The American Dental Association® (ADA) and PopCap Games today announced a new tendril of their recently launched “Stop Zombie Mouth”

April 17, 2012 News ClinicalDental industryDental researchImplantologyInnovations in dentistryMedical newsNew products

Zimmer Dental offers cortical-cancellous mix

by ken

Source Dental IQ Zimmer Dental., a provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, has announced the availability of Puros Cortico-Cancellous Particulate Allograft. The product is an anatomic-based mixture of cortical and cancellous bone, designed to provide clinicians with

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What you talkin’ ’bout Willis?!

by ken

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

December 28, 2011 News Clinical case reportDental industryDental researchElearningEminence based dentistryEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistry

The power of media to subvert

by ken

The fun part of being a grandfather is when the kids take a nap, you can justify taking one too.  The fun part of a nap at my age is that you can catch up on non-dental reading, albeit, the

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

by ken

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

May 27, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental research

New Cavity Causing Bacteria in Early Childhood Caries Condition

by ken

Ah Strep. Mutans – we hardly knew yee From Worldental.org According to researchers from Boston the primary culprit in EEC (Early Childhood Carries) is the bacterium called Streptococcus mutans. However, they have also identified a new species of bacteria that

May 21, 2011 News AwardsDental AssociationsDental industryDental researchEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistryTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Veritas Redux – Compare Dental Product Features on New ADA Seal of Acceptance Web Area

by ken

From PR Newswire – and by the by, why oh why can I only find current articles on the ADA, not the CDA? Inquiring minds want to know……. CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) launched

April 7, 2011 News Dental researchPathology

Drug-Resistant Pathogens in the Dental Office

by ken

From Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS – Medscape News Today Image via Wikipedia Most people are aware of the risk for infection associated with hospitals, ambulatory settings, and long-term care. But what about the dental office? Patients who seek dental

March 30, 2011 News Dental research

International Association of Dental Research (IADR) 89th General Session and Exhibition

by ken

March 14 – 19, 2011; San Diego, California From Medscape Internal Medicine Use my password 29122912 on the log in page……. Greased Lightbox ??+–? Loading image Click anywhere to cancel Image unavailable Related articles Biodegradable tooth-binding micelles inhibit Streptococcus mutans