Wed.May 12, 2021

How Artificial Intelligence is Propelling Forward-Thinking Dentists Out of the Pandemic Slump

Oral Health Group

More than a year into the global spread of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to affect businesses across the globe.


Human dental pulp stem cell responses to different dental pulp capping materials

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 209 ( 2021 ) Abstract Background Direct pulp capping is a vital pulp therapy for a pin-point dental pulp exposure. Applying a pulp capping material leads to the formation of a dentin bridge and protects pulp vitality.


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Maintaining the patient relationship via teledentistry

Dr. Bicuspid

Teledentistry is an excellent supplement to in-person care, writes Dr. Oleg Drut. Learn how his New York-based orthodontic practices adopted teledentistry at the beginning of the pandemic and then transitioned to using virtual care as a revenue-generating supplement.

Study Suggests Saliva Is Not the Culprit in Transmitting SARS-CoV-2 Via Dental Aerosols

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) School of Dentistry took a close look at the origin of bacteria and viruses in dental aerosols in their article, “Sources of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Microorganisms in Dental Aerosols.”


Woman's mouth sensations return after prompt dental nerve repair

Dr. Bicuspid

A woman in Japan can once again feel pain and temperature in her mouth thanks to the immediate repair of her alveolar nerve, which was damaged during jaw surgery. The case report was published on May 10 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology.

5 minutes a day: Meditating and journaling to help navigate the dental school application cycle


Between balancing coursework, preparing dental school applications and maintaining a social life, it’s inevitable to not feel overwhelmed or stressed. The pandemic has exacerbated challenges with our physical health, while also amplifying many academic, mental and social challenges.

Unsolicited Yet Very Important Advice

Coaches Corner

Get some unsolicited yet very important advice. Kevin Kelly, among other things, is the co-founder of Wired Magazine and an extremely successful tech entrepreneur. He’s also so wise that no other than Seth Godin proclaimed “he’s from the future!”

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How to Eliminate Bad Breath

Modern Family Dental

Bad breath, whether real or imagined, is thought to plague as much as 50% of the adult population. From ubiquitous morning breath to chronic bad taste in your mouth, virtually everyone has dealt with bad breath at one time or another. Can Bad Breath Be Treated?


How to Thrive in Dentistry After a Career-ending Injury

Go Ask Fred

Brian Toorani has had many twists and turns in his career, and found that hard work and technology has pulled him through some tight spots.

Don't Be Wary of a Root Canal - Here's How It Could Save Your Tooth

Coshocton Dental

Here's the bad news: One of your teeth has tooth decay. But here's even worse news: The decay has entered the pulp and root canals in the heart of the tooth. You're well on your way to losing that tooth. But cheer up— root canal therapy might save your decayed tooth.