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A-dec Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

A-dec announced today that they are manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been working to develop a variety of PPE products that are in critical need by healthcare workers.

Managing Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment

The management of patients with cancer before, during, and after treatment presents challenges for oral health professionals. Patients usually present with findings that are either directly related to their cancer (such as leukemia-induced…

Caries Prevention 411

Early childhood caries (ECC) is a multifactorial disease with etiological factors being enamel hypoplasia, elevated levels of cariogenic bacteria, and the metabolism of fermentable carbohydrates, which produce acid to demineralize teeth.