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November 22, 2019 News News

Chewing Gums May Lower Risk Of Dental Cavities: Study

by Deccan Herald

Chewing sugar-free gum may help reduce the deterioration of cavities of the teeth, according to a study that analyzed research published over the last 50 years on dental caries. The review, published in the Journal of Dental Research: Clinical &

April 22, 2019 News News

Our Immune System Could Actually Be Contributing to Dental Cavities

by David Nield, Science Alert

The immune system does essential work in keeping us alive and healthy, but when it malfunctions it can cause problems – and there’s new evidence that one of those problems could be dental cavities. Researchers have found that tooth decay is potentially partly caused

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December 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Medical Treatment of Dental Caries With a New 25% Xylitol Formulation

by Jacques Véronneau, DMD, MSc, PhD

Background Even with the declining prevalence of dental caries in industrialized countries during the past decades, predominately due to fluoride use, 1 dental caries is still a major problem in most industrialized countries, affecting 60% to 90% of children, and

December 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Silver Diamine Fluoride Unstained and Liberated

by Geoffrey Knight, BDSc, MSc, MBA, PhD

The concept of using amputation to treat an infectious disease was last used by the medical profession to treat gangrene in the late 1800s. The pharmacological management of dental caries aims to leave most caries in situ, killing the bacteria

November 12, 2018 News News

DentalEZ® Launches True Caries Teeth from Columbia Dentoform®

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ Integrated Solutions is proud to present True Caries Teeth from Columbia Dentoform, available November 19, 2018. Products from Columbia Dentoform have been used to train dental students around the world for generations.  In continuing that tradition, Columbia Dentoform is

September 26, 2018 News News

First in Four-Part Caries Management Guideline Series Released

by American Dental Association

The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry has released an “Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline on Nonrestorative Treatments for Carious Lesions.” The guideline, which can be accessed at ADA.org/caries, is the first in a four-part

August 7, 2018 Product Spotlight

Researchers Present Accuracy of The Canary System for Detecting Caries Beneath Glass Ionomer, Compomer Restorations

by The Canary System

Quantum Dental Technologies presented findings of a study at the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) in London England. This study found that The Canary System® can detect caries under the intact margins of glass

July 11, 2018 News News

Differences in Mouths of Youth Born With HIV May Increase Risk of Dental Decay

by Forsyth Institute, EurekAlert!

A team of scientists from The Forsyth Institute, a global leader in oral health research, in collaboration with the NIH-funded Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), has published the results of a new study indicating that differences in the mouth bacteria

May 30, 2018 News News

Stress and Development of Caries Link Being Researched

by Shrishti Ahuja, HBSc, Medical News Bulletin

An interdisciplinary study analyzes the correlation between changes in dental cavities and saliva and the state of being under stress. Tooth decay and cavities are globally prevalent. They often result in frequent dentist appointments leading to increased costs and lower quality

April 23, 2018 News News

Rising Cavity Numbers Cause Proposed Plan to Return of Fluoride in Ontario Cities

by Dave Waddell, Windsor Star

The rising number of local oral healthcare issues including cavities has prompted the Windsor-Essex Health Unit board to unanimously approve a four-point plan that includes reintroducing fluoride into Windsor’s drinking water. The city opted to remove fluoride from its drinking

April 13, 2018 News News

Peptide-Based Product Could Cure Dental Cavities

by University of Washington, ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities. The research finding was first published in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. “Remineralization guided by peptides is

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Proactive Intervention Dentistry Using Silver Diamine Fluoride to Arrest Dental Caries

by Steven M. Parrett, DDS, FAGD

My dental world was rocked upon reading the article by Horst et al in the January 2016 California Dental Association Journal.1 It became the launching pad for my journey of using silver diamine fluoride as a vital part of my

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Glass Ionomers: Why, Where and How

by Geoffrey M. Knight, BDSc, MSc, MBA, PhD

Composite resin is a suitable restorative material to restore an existing failed restoration, however it is unsuitable to restore a carious lesion due to the large amount of remineralizable dentin required to achieve a reliable adhesive base. Glass ionomer cements

July 4, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Breastfeeding Over Two Years Could Lead to Pediatric Dental Caries

by Dr Ananya Mandal, MD

According to a latest study published last Friday in the Journal Pediatrics, children who are breastfed for over two years are more likely to develop caries or cavities. For the study the researchers looked at breastfeeding behaviors and sugar consumption among

June 5, 2017 Product Spotlight

Oral Science Presents 3 Dental Caries Prevention Innovations at JDIQ

by Oral Science

During the 47th edition of the Journées Dentaires Internationales du Québec, Oral Science presented three innovations for a minimally invasive approach to treating dental caries: Silver Diamine Fluoride, for the arrest of cavitated lesions (Advantage Arrest), the next generation of

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May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Pharmacological Management of Dental Caries

by Geoffrey M. Knight, MSc, MBA, PhD, FICD, FADI

Every two years, IDS in Cologne showcases the latest in dental technology and points to the future direction of dentistry. About 75 percent of the products on display this year indulged in high-tech manifestations of operative dentistry that were predicated

April 7, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Nova Scotia Children Facing Poor Dental Care, Treatment

by The Canadian Press

A new report says 36 per cent of Nova Scotia children have cavities by the age of six due in part to a lack of proper dental care and early checkups. The study on oral health by Nova Scotia’s dentists

February 28, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Early Dental Visits for Toddlers Isn’t Necessarily Beneficial

by Tara Haelle, Forbes

Heading to the dentist as an infant or toddler doesn’t do much to prevent tooth decay later on but does cost more money, suggests a new study—despite the fact that it’s been recommended by three professional societies for years. “We

February 14, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Home Remedies for Digestive Issues May Lead to Dental Caries

by Martha Ann Keels, D.D.S., Ph.D., AAP News

Constipation and dental caries may sound like strange bedfellows, but there is a connection. Seventeen to 40% of children experience constipation. Symptoms such as painful defecation, fecal incontinence and abdominal pain can contribute to significant distress for both the child

February 13, 2017 News Composite resinDental CareNews

Resin Infiltration Offers Less Painful, Intrusive Fix for Caries

by News Medical

A new clinical trial at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities in between teeth a new, less painful treatment option. The new treatment, called resin infiltration, is a way to treat small