The outbreak of COVID-19 in two Colorado Springs dental offices in late July 2020 shows not only how easily the virus passes from person to person but also demonstrates how dental offices can survive an outbreak by maintaining effective…
Medicaid dental providers face a confidence gap in their ability to implement COVID-19-related changes so they can safely serve adults and children in the most vulnerable communities, according to a new report.
A group of Cardiff University School of Medicine scientists are calling for urgent research into whether mouthrinses could reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the early stages of infection.
A new treatment for individuals with leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 (LAD1) may also be beneficial for patients with Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome, a genetic disorder associated with periodontitis.
Led by Regenstrief Institute research scientist Thankam Thyvalikakath, DMD, PhD, an associate professor and director of the dental informatics core at Indiana University School of Dentistry, the largest study to date of electronic dental…
In a move toward integrated and collaborative healthcare, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) in Baltimore has developed a certificate program to help non-dental providers learn to recognize and manage oral health…
Researchers at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, report a new dental bone-graft material may eliminate bone graft pain during dental implant surgery.
For the first time, dentists who provide services to patients enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can apply for relief funding.
An increased presence of an amoeba in the mouth was found in patients with severe and recurrent periodontitis, a new study out of Berlin reports.
A study led by Scottish researchers has found early exposure to sweet tastes predicts similar food preferences (ie, eating behaviors) later in life, and is also associated with higher caries rates and childhood obesity.