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By Admin User on June 28, 2012
FRONTLINE debuted an investigative documentary, “Dollars and Dentists”, about the hardships millions of Americans go through to receive proper dental care. Watch as FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity investigates “the shocking consequences of a broken down dental care system”. [Watch Now]
By Admin User on June 25, 2012
It is not immediately thought of as a dental issue, but a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine is working towards raising awareness of sleep apnea. This disease is commonly unthought-of, but can prove to be potentially dangerous. [more...]
By Admin User on June 18, 2012
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new report stating there have been both positive and negative changes in our nation’s oral health over the past few decades (based on a survey from ’05-’08). While tooth decay remains one of the most prevalent issues in modern dentistry, the U.S. rate has actually declined over [...]
By Admin User on June 12, 2012
Last year, we generated a survey that was randomly distributed to dental professionals across the U.S. in order to get a better understanding of Continuing Education in contemporary dental practice. This year, we’re building on top of that by focusing on more aspects that play a defining role in dental CE.
By Admin User on June 11, 2012
A new study was recently published by the Journal of the American Dental Association that measured the long-term effects of six popular disinfectants, on nine of the most common surfaces in the dental office. The author of the study—Charles John Palenik PhD, Director of Scientific Affairs and Research at OSAP….[READ MORE]
By Admin User on June 6, 2012
Interested in the connection between oral and systemic health? Check out this great infographic by 1dental.com that depicts the many different ways oral and overall health have shown to be connected—according to research from top dental sources [view more]