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November 1, 2019 News News

Use FDA MedWatch To Report Poor Clinical Outcomes From DIY Plastic Teeth Aligners

by ADA News

The ADA reminds dentists of the Food and Drug Administration’s MedWatch voluntary reporting form to report poor clinical outcomes associated with the use of medical devices, including direct-to-consumer plastic teeth aligners offered by several companies. This resource provides important data to the

September 9, 2019 News News

FDA Seeks Pulmonary And Dental Sleep Experts For Medical Devices Advisory Committee Panels

by Sleep Review

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a notice requesting nominations for voting members to serve on the Medical Devices Advisory Committee (MDAC) device panels, which reviews data on the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices and makes recommendations

May 23, 2018 News News

FDA Warns of Teething Products Containing Benzocaine

by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and children. The agency today announced that OTC oral health products containing the pain reliever benzocaine for the

February 28, 2018 News Oral Health

FDA Clears Innovative Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Disorders

by Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine

Meridian PM cleared as solution for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea The Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine (CFDSM), a Houston-based company specializing in dental sleep medicine and sleep apnea treatment, announced that it has received FDA clearance on

September 14, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Dog Days

by Catherine Wilson

These are the dog days of August as I write this and since we’ve barely had a summer I’m hard-pressed to write my Fall editorial. But it is time to try to get organized so let’s deal with odds and