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Milk Teeth Provide Insight to Modern Health

Researchers from the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, report evidence from the milk teeth of ancient Anglo-Saxon children provided a more reliable indicator of the effects of diet and health than bone.

Up Your Infection Control Skills

In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care. This summary is an important part of the infection control protocol.…

How Much Do You Know About Air Polishing?

Air polishing is a valuable addition to the hand and ultrasonic instrumentation armamentarium during periodontal therapy. Take this quiz to see how well you know this innovative technique.