Fri.Oct 15, 2021

SmileCon was awesome. Is it enough to save large shows?

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - The ADA spent the past two years reimagining its annual meeting from the ground up. The result was a lively and invigorating three-day event filled with education, products, and interactive experiences. But will the changes be enough to draw large crowds in the post-COVID-19 era?

Charcoal-based dentifrices and powders: analyses of product labels, Instagram engagement, and altmetrics

Dental News and Technology

Braz Dent J. Mar-Apr 2021;32(2):80-89. doi: 10.1590/0103-6440202104233. Abstract This study identified charcoal-based dentifrices and abrasive powders sold in Brazil and analyzed their label information. The products were searched in four online shopping platforms.


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ADEA supports adding dental benefit to Medicare

Dr. Bicuspid

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has come out in support of adding a dental benefit to Medicare. A month ago, ADEA told lawmakers that adding coverage under Medicare Part, which is part of a U.S. congressional budget proposal, would be problematic.


California Allows Dentists to Apply for License to Give Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In the state of California, providers who want to administer rapid COVID-19 tests must apply for a laboratory license.


JADA+ COVID-19 Monograph: Documenting the Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Dental practices across the country have been affected by COVID-19 and have their own unique stories to share.


My Haircut

Coaches Corner

I’ve been getting my hair cut at the same salon for over twelve years. Every five weeks – like clockwork – I go for a haircut. But here’s the thing. The salon I visit is in the ‘burbs of Baltimore, about a twenty-five minute drive from where I live.



Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

OraPharma, a leading oral care company, today announced the U.S.

Smokers Are More Susceptible to Harmful Gum Disease. Here's Why

Jeannie Chung DDS

Along with tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease is a primary enemy of oral health. If not caught and treated, a gum infection could spread and eventually cause tooth loss.