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Dental Issues
Lack of Guidance May Delay a Child’s First Trip to the Dentist

( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. —   Without a doctor or dentist’s guidance, some parents don’t follow national recommendations for early dental care for their children, a new national poll finds.

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:37:58 AM

Dental Issues
Orthodontic Surgery via Enzymatic Blade: No Incision Necessary

( - Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a nanotechnology that replaces the surgical scalpel with an “enzymatic blade.”

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:15:57 PM

Dental Issues
Nanotechnology Could Redefine Oral Surgery
( - A trip to the dentist or orthodontist usually instills a sense of dread in most patients, and that's before the exam even begins.
Feb 14, 2018 - 9:06:57 AM

Dental Issues
Grinding Your Teeth? Botulinum Toxin May Help

( - MINNEAPOLIS – People who grind or clench their teeth in their sleep, a condition known as bruxism, may get help from injections of botulinum toxin

Jan 18, 2018 - 10:09:59 AM

Dental Issues
More Evidence of Link Between Severe Gum Disease and Cancer Risk

( - BOSTON (Jan. 16, 2018)—Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals with advanced gum disease

Jan 16, 2018 - 3:04:26 PM

Dental Issues Predicts an ACA Enrollment Spike with Only 15 Days Left

( - Plantation, FL – December 1, 2017 – Significant changes in the cost of ACA insurance coverage, coupled with a shorter enrollment period, are likely to cause a last-minute spike in enrollment this year

Dec 1, 2017 - 1:29:08 PM

Children's Health
Why Do Some Kids Die Under Dental Anesthesia?

( - Little is known about pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia in part because of the lack of data surrounding these events.

Nov 9, 2017 - 3:49:53 PM

Dental Issues
Using an Electronic Device to Detect Cavities Early

( - Stony Brook, NY, ­­
– Imagine if dentists could find clear signs of tooth decay long before dental lesions turn into cavities and without using X-rays.

Oct 31, 2017 - 12:20:46 PM

Dental Issues
Triclosan Accumulates in Toothbrushes, Potentially Prolonging Users’ Exposure

( - In September, a ban on triclosan in over-the-counter antiseptic soaps, gels and wipes went into effect in the U.S. But the antibacterial ingredient is still allowed in toothpastes

Oct 26, 2017 - 11:13:49 AM

Dental Issues
Nanodiamonds Show Promise for Aiding Recovery From Root Canal

( - People who undergo root canals may soon have a tiny but powerful ally that could prevent infection after treatment.

Oct 24, 2017 - 10:41:43 AM

Dental Issues
Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

( - Did you know that your oral health offers clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Protect yourself by learning more about the connection between your oral health and overall health.

Oct 16, 2017 - 10:01:22 AM

Dental Issues
Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front

( - LAS VEGAS — Stem cells. Few research discoveries hold as much promise of single-handedly expanding medical treatment options as they do.

Oct 5, 2017 - 12:51:36 PM

Dental Issues
New Dental Imaging Method Uses Squid Ink to Fish for Gum Disease

( - Squid ink might be a great ingredient to make black pasta, but it could also one day make getting checked for gum disease at the dentist less tedious and even painless.

Sep 8, 2017 - 10:43:08 AM

Dental Issues
Tooth Trouble: Many Middle-Aged Adults Report Dental Pain, Embarrassment and Poor Prevention

( - ANN ARBOR, MI – The dental health of middle-aged Americans faces a lot of problems right now, and an uncertain future to come, according to new results from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

Sep 7, 2017 - 10:05:17 AM

Dental Issues
The U.S. Army Dental Civilian Corps is Advancing Standards in Dental Sleep Medicine

( - September 7,2017 - Fort Sam Houston, Texas: The U.S. Army Civilian Dental Corps and the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Dental Directorate are highlighting their joint advancements in dental sleep medicine....

Sep 7, 2017 - 8:27:35 AM

Dental Issues
5 Fun Ways To Welcome The Tooth Fairy

( - For generations, the Tooth Fairy has left a small gift for children who tuck fallen baby teeth under their pillows. This tradition can be a great time to teach kids more about taking care of their teeth.

Aug 25, 2017 - 12:14:43 PM

Dental Issues
What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

( - Dentists and hygienists see more than just teeth. They can see early signs of certain diseases — often before patients know they have them.

Aug 22, 2017 - 11:34:12 AM

Dental Issues
Scientists Discover A Better Way To Clean Teeth

( - Here’s something to smile about: Silicon Valley researchers have discovered a way for you to get close to a professional cleaning every time you brush.

Aug 2, 2017 - 2:36:43 PM

Dental Issues
Tips for Healthy Teeth

( - Good oral and dental hygiene can help you avoid cavities and tooth decay. Here are some tips to help prevent cavities. Ask your dentist which tips are best for you.

Aug 2, 2017 - 12:54:42 PM

Dental Issues
Free Dental Care in Exchange for Community Service

( - ANN ARBOR—The majority of low-income Michigan residents and dentists who participated in a program that provided free dental care in exchange for volunteer work said they liked it, and most patients felt their oral health had improved.

Aug 2, 2017 - 12:36:47 PM

Dental Issues
Reduction in Dental Care and Inferior Oral Health Subsequent to Dementia Diagnosis

( - Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, using register data, have examined utilisation of dental health services and oral health among a large number of individuals before and after a dementia diagnosis.

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:20:05 AM

Dental Issues
Estrogen Therapy May Prevent Gum Disease in Women Over 50

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Treatment for osteoporosis may also help prevent gum disease, according to new University at Buffalo research that examined the prevalence of periodontitis in postmenopausal women.

Jul 17, 2017 - 2:18:48 PM

Dental Issues
Prevent Tooth Decay with the Benefits of Fluoridation

, June 26, 2017 -- Without limitations on who it can affect, tooth decay remains one of the most prevalent, yet preventable diseases in our nation.

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:03:39 PM

Dental Issues
Benefits of Dental Veneers

( - Tallahassee, Fla. – Porcelain veneers, which were highly sought after treatment options in the early 2000’s, are increasing in popularity again with patients’ desire to achieve the “perfect smile.”

May 23, 2017 - 10:46:12 AM

Dental Issues
Tooth Brushing Mistakes That Are Placing Your Smile at Risk

( - As far as challenging duties go, tooth brushing doesn’t seem like a major feat. As a matter of fact, you’ve probably been practicing good oral hygiene since you were a toddler.

May 12, 2017 - 2:14:47 PM

Dental Issues
Not Your Grandparent's Dentist: Amazing Advances in Comfortable and Gentle Dental Care

( - So many of our experiences are different to how our predecessors lived their lives and one glaring example of where things have changed dramatically would be dentistry

May 11, 2017 - 7:35:12 AM

Dental Issues
Free Dental Care for Children Nationwide During Kool Smiles' 3rd Annual 'Sharing Smiles Day'

, May 4, 2017 -- Hundreds of volunteer dentists and staff throughout the country will provide free dental care to children in need on Sunday, May 21

May 4, 2017 - 11:16:52 AM

Dental Issues
To Save or Not to Save a Terrible Tooth: Choosing Between an Extraction and a Root Canal

( - No matter how much you take care of your teeth, sometimes bad things happen.

May 3, 2017 - 6:23:37 AM

Dental Issues
Resources on Genetics and Oral Health

, April 27, 2017 -- The American Dental Association (ADA) announced new resources for dental professionals and the public related to genetics and oral health.

Apr 27, 2017 - 12:45:18 PM

Dental Issues
8 Things Moms Must Know About Braces for their Kids

( - RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – (April 25, 2017) – For millions of families around the country, braces and childhood tend to go hand-in-hand.

Apr 25, 2017 - 9:01:01 AM

Dental Issues
Gum Disease, Tooth Loss May Increase Postmenopausal Women’s Risk of Death

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gum disease and tooth loss may be associated with a higher risk of death in postmenopausal women....

Mar 30, 2017 - 8:36:37 AM

Dental Issues
AssureCare Launches a New Dental Care Management Solution

( - CINCINNATI, March 27, 2017 -- AssureCare, announced the release of a new dental module in their patient healthcare platform, MedCompass™.

Mar 27, 2017 - 2:22:28 PM

Dental Issues
Do You Know How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies?

( - RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – (March 14, 2017)
– Dental emergencies are something that many of us experience, yet few of us know how to handle.

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:15:58 PM

Dental Issues
New Toothpaste in the US Specifically Formulated for Gum Health - parodontax

( - WARREN, N.J. – March 13, 2017 – GSK Consumer Healthcare today announced the U.S. launch of parodontax™, a new daily toothpaste that is clinically proven to help control bleeding gums.

Mar 13, 2017 - 11:33:52 AM

Dental Issues
FDA Clearance for First Robotic System for Dental Implant Procedures

( - Miami, Fla. – March 2, 2017 – Neocis Inc. today announced that the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market Yomi®, a robotic guidance system for dental implant procedures.

Mar 2, 2017 - 1:15:51 PM

Dental Issues
The Mystery of the Missing Teeth: Concerns, Causes and Cures

( - For children, a loose tooth is an occasion for rejoicing, but for an adult, it is always a cause for worry and an indication that you should visit your dentist.

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:17:19 AM

Dental Issues
What You Don't Know About Your Child's Teeth Could Be Hurting Them

, Feb. 1, 2017 -- Nearly one in three children ages two to five years old in the U.S. are affected by tooth decay.

Feb 1, 2017 - 8:49:49 AM

Dental Issues
6 Things to Know About Your Tots' Teeth

, Jan. 30, 2017 -- The American Dental Association (ADA) has created an essential list of "tooth-truths" to help parents and caregivers stay in the know about the health of their children's teeth.

Jan 30, 2017 - 11:21:43 AM

Dental Issues
Give Kids A Smile

( - Here’s information many families may care to sink their teeth into: Although tooth decay is largely preventable, it remains one of the most common chronic diseases of children.

Jan 19, 2017 - 12:12:37 PM

Dental Issues
Make a New Year Resolution You Can Smile About

( - This New Year, stop teeth grinding for good with GrindReliefN! If you’ve been having shoulder pain, neck pain or frequent headaches

Jan 9, 2017 - 2:18:55 PM

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