Fri.Sep 10, 2021

Vaccine for caries? It's not science fiction, says NIDCR

Dr. Bicuspid

A vaccine for caries could be possible under a new division tasked with using "crazy, bold ideas" to prevent and cure disease. Health leaders introduced the proposed U.S. agency at a September 9 meeting of the U.S. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

Effect of Aloe vera as a local drug delivery agent in the management of periodontal diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Jadhav AN, Rathod SR, Kolte AP, Bawankar PV. Effect of Aloe vera as a local drug delivery agent in the management of periodontal diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


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Dental Dose: Why prilocaine is arguably the best anesthetic

Dr. Bicuspid

So far on Dental Dose, pharmacologist Tom Viola, PhD, has covered the advantages of articaine, lidocaine, Carbocaine, and bupivacaine. But he's saved arguably the best local anesthetic for last: prilocaine.


Who Oversees Your Respiratory Protection in the Dental Practice?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With oral health professionals donning extensive personal protective equipment and using respirators while caring for patients during a global pandemic, understanding which agency oversees what is helpful to clinicians who may have questions.

ADA urges dentists to oppose dental in Medicare Part B

Dr. Bicuspid

The ADA is encouraging dentists to contact U.S. lawmakers and voice their opposition to adding a dental benefit to Medicare Part B, according to an alert from the ADA's Legislative Action Center.


How to Manage Stress as a Dentist

Planet DDS

The fact that we talk about “ managing stress” tells us something about the condition. Bottom-line: stress is part of life so learning how to manage it as a dentist should be a top priority. . Career liability . Frankly, a discussion of stress and dentistry sounds like a song stuck on repeat.

Building Your Dental Practice’s 2022 Marketing Plan: Managing Attrition

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

In our last article, “ Building Your Dental Practice’s 2022 Marketing Plan: How to Set Goals ,” we began the conversation about the importance of planning next year’s marketing strategy.

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Researchers Identify New Clinical Response to Inflammation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry have identified a third type of oral inflammatory phenotype that exhibits a delayed response to bacterial accumulation.