Tue.May 10, 2022

Does dentistry need to shake up its approach to gum disease?

Dr. Bicuspid

Identifying patients at greater risk of having active and progressing periodontal disease remains challenging, so it may be time for a new approach, according to a commentary published on May 4 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Platelet rich fibrin in combination with bioabsorbable guided tissue regeneration (GTR) membrane and GTR membrane alone using double lateral sliding bridge flap for treatment of multiple gingival recession defects in humans: A randomized controlled clinical trail

Dental News and Technology

Sethiya KR, Dhadse P, Bajaj P, Durge K, Subhadarsanee C, Hassan S. Platelet rich fibrin in combination with bioabsorbable guided tissue regeneration (GTR) membrane and GTR membrane alone using double lateral sliding bridge flap for treatment of multiple gingival recession defects in humans: A randomized controlled clinical trail.

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$424K grant will study how to get doctors to apply fluoride

Dr. Bicuspid

The U.S. National Institutes of Health awarded a $424,000 grant to researchers at Kennesaw State University in Georgia to assess and reduce barriers associated with pediatricians applying fluoride varnish to children's teeth.

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Pulpotomy in primary teeth- success of medicaments and techniques

The Dental Elf

This overview comparing the success rates of various pulpotomy medicaments or techniques, and assessing the methodological quality of reviews included 8 systematic reviews.

The Costs of Little to No Dental Care Within US Prison Systems

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States has serious access-to-care problems among many populations—from those of low socioeconomic status to individuals living in rural areas to ethnic minorities. Another population that has little to no ability to receive professional dental care is the incarcerated.

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Dental Anxiety vs. Dental Phobia Treatment in Blackburn

Healthy Smiles

Do you dislike going to the dentist? You’re not alone. Because of dental anxiety and phobia, most people try to postpone or avoid going to the dentist.

VideaHealth Dental Artificial Intelligence Solution Receives FDA Clearance

Denticle

We are seeing a sudden influx of artificial intelligence platforms coming to dentistry. Recently I posted about FDA Clearance for Pearl and their Second Opinion AI that can read radiographs. Now comes news that VideaHealth, a dental artificial intelligence company has received FDA 510 (k) clearance for their AI powered caries detection algorithm called Videa Caries Assist. Here is the press release: VideaHealth, a dental AI pioneer, today announced the U.S.