This Month’s Features
When used with appropriate fulcrum placement, this instrument can improve access to pocket depths and proximal surfaces.
Dental sealants remain an integral part of the caries prevention armamentarium.
Dental Hygienists can enhance both their psychological and physical health by participating in this ancient form of exercise.
Mouthrinses may be helpful adjuncts to mechanical biofilm removal in efforts to maintain oral health.
The nonmedical use of this drug significantly impacts oral health.
Current data suggest that occlusal discrepancies and certain types of occlusal contacts negatively impact periodontal health.
The best patient outcomes are achieved through the tandem use of ultrasonic and hand instrumentation.
The dental videoscope provides direct visualization of nearly undetectable subgingival calculus deposits.
Recently, while reading online, this headline caught my attention: "Dentists to Test Patients' Blood Pressure Under New Program."
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The potential negative effects of mercury released from amalgam dental restorative materials and bisphenol A (BPA) leaked from composite resin dental materials have been long debated.
Dental hygienists, especially those at the top of their skill set, use the blended approach—which combines the use of ultrasonic and hand instrumentation—in order to achieve the best patient outcomes.
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) Foundation is the recipient of a $95,000 grant from the Dental Assistants Foundation.
Mydent International, Hauppauge, New York, is raising breast cancer awareness through its annual "DEFEND Yourself with Pink" promotion.
Scientific American Custom Media, in collaboration with the Colgate-Palmolive Co, launched a new publication, The Future of Oral Heath: Global Challenges, Advances, and New Technologies, at the American Dental Association Annual Meeting in October.
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research recently awarded Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, with one of two inaugural Sustaining Outstanding Achievement in Research (SOAR) grants
Zika virus may be spread through contact with bodily fluids, which include tears, discharge from infected eyes, saliva, vomit, urine, and stool.