Virginia dentist offices recommend postponement of non-emergency care for two weeks

“The Virginia Dental Associated (VDA) Board of Directors has been closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus,” the VDA says, “As dentists, we are in one of the highest risk categories for transmission and contraction of the Coronavirus, with many routine dental procedures having the pote... Read More


Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy

New research finds that brushing the teeth three or more times a day significantly reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. The bacteria in our mouths may hold the key to many facets of our health. Researchers have found intriguing clues about pancreatic and eso... Read More



The Endodontic Dental Instruments market report firstly introduced the basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials and so on. Then it analyzed the world’s main region market conditions, in... Read More


Everything dental professionals need to know about coronavirus

This comes after a dental practice in Scotland temporarily closed following a confirmed case in the surgery. As part of its novel coronavirus standard operating procedure, NHS England states its main principles for primary care are: Identify potential cases as soon as possible Pre... Read More

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Patients of Finest Dental left suffering the consequences of the firm shutting down without warning

Finest Dental ceased trading on 2 February 2020, at which point all dentists and other staff were locked out. The British Dental Association said it seems that it got into financial difficulties but the specifics of this are not yet known. The firm also tried to find a buyer or new investo... Read More

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Mouthmobile delivers free dental care for veterans at Augusta Common

Retired Army Staff Sgt. Jose Mercado said veterans are not covered for dental work unless they meet very specific criteria and those that do have to wait months to get basic care.“It’s the only thing at the VA that they require 100 percent disability,” Mercado said. “It’s so overcrowded, you ca... Read More

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Preventing Tooth Loss

There’s a silver lining to all of this, though.While your risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss is much higher, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll eventually lose your teeth to periodontal disease.Remember, you’re just at risk; tooth loss is not your destiny.You can start by taking the... Read More


Missing dental check-ups is not just bad for teeth - dentists spot these illnesses

The dreaded dentist is feared by many of us worldwide, but a basic examination of your teeth could save your life if you have underlying health problems.Dr Reena Wadia is the founder of RW Perio, a specialist periodontal clinic treating patients with gum disease in London.She explains why go... Read More


Hundreds of kids get free dental care at UNMC College of Dentistry

Nebraska has a higher than average rate of dental caries, or tooth decay. That's according to the University of Nebraska Medical Center.Today, hundreds of kids who wouldn't otherwise have access to dental care got their teeth cleaned for free as part of the 37th annual Children's Dental Day at... Read More


Calderdale dental practices have waiting lists of nearly 200 people waiting for care

Councillors and council staff made the discover in a “mystery shopper” exercise aimed at surveying availability on an NHS dentist in the borough. Members of the council’s Adults, Health and Social Care Scrutiny Board were told an initial report, compiled by review group members Coun Marilyn Gre... Read More


Frequent tooth brushing linked to lower risk of diabetes; Dental disease, missing teeth associated with increased risk

Brushing teeth three times a day or more is linked to an 8% lower risk of developing diabetes, while presence of dental disease is associated with a 9% increased risk and many missing teeth (15 or more) is linked to a 21% increased risk. These findings underline the importance of good dental hy... Read More

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New Wyndy venture fills dental staffing needs

Birmingham startup Wyndy is forming a sister company and joining forces with an established dental referral service.Alysyn is available this week -an app that connects dental practices with professionals quickly to book hygienists, assistants, office personnel and even dentists on short notice.... Read More

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The importance of good dental health

Dental Health Month. What better time to talk about dental health. Good dental health has an impact on a person’s overall health. Despite advances in dental prevention in the last 50 years, dental cavities is the most common childhood disease in the world. It is five times more common than asthm... Read More


Don’t overlook community banks as a dental practice financing source

Dentists have particular needs when it comes to financing. They may believe they should use a large lending institution, but this is not the case, says Chad Pfeif of Legacy Bank. A local financial institution may be a dentist's best bet. Like many small and medium-sized businesses, dental practi... Read More


Dentistry Needs Radical Reforms to Tackle Global Oral Disease Epidemic

The practice of dentistry needs radical reform worldwide to better serve more people and less affluent communities, according to a two-part series of reports in The Lancet, a leading international medical journal. In their writings, the researchers from 10 countries say that the professio... Read More

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Dental therapists could help provide vital health care for rural Oregonians

Davis, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been a tribal clinic dentist for 14 years and supervises dental therapists in Oregon. She is also director of the Native Dental Therapy Initiative for the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. As a dentist who works for tribes in Oregon and Washington, I unde... Read More

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"Dentistry From The Heart" gives care to community dental patients

BILLINGS — For 15 years, Brewer Dental Center has been making a difference one smile at a time by hosting "Dentistry From The Heart.""This is our favorite thing," said Dr. Wade Wilde, Brewer Dental Center dentist. "No matter how much it is snowing outside, this is our favorite thing to do during... Read More

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Global Dental Bone Graft Substitutes Market Recent Trends

In addition to this the report analyses historical market trends to estimate the future values in the market. The research report analyzes the performance of the leading players, regional analysis, and market segments to provide in-depth view of the global Dental Bone Graft Substitutes market. T... Read More

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The Most Innovative Technological Advancements in Dentistry

Healthcare advances in new ways every day as new technologies are leveraged for the care of our bodies. One of the industries looking to the future is dentistry, which is a huge benefit for everyone who hates going to the dentist. The better the technology for dentists to use, the easier it can... Read More

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Dental Dam Market Recent Developments & Emerging Trends To 2018 – 2026

Dental dam is used during operations to decrease obstructions during the surgical procedures. There are various types of dental dams such as roll dam, ready-cut dam, fiesta dental dam, and so on. They also vary in weight, based on the application site. For example, heavy dental dams are used in... Read More


Why many children with autism have oral health problems

The World Health Organisation estimates that one in 160 children around the world has an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is a condition related to the development of the brain and is usually noticeable by the time a child is three years old. Statistics aren't available for an... Read More


Give Kids a Smile Day: Missouri dentists help underserved kids

It’s “Give Kids a Smile Day,” when dozens of dentists provide free teeth cleaning to youngsters throughout Missouri.Dental disease is the most common chronic childhood illness, and one in five Missouri third-graders has untreated tooth decay. Kansas City area Pediatric Dentist Dr. Aaro... Read More


Improving Dental Health: How High-Tech X-Rays Can Help

In many dental offices, digitized X-rays (think digital camera) are replacing traditional radiographs. Although digital X-rays have been on the market for several years, they have recently become more popular with dentists. Digital X-rays are faster and more efficient than traditional radio... Read More

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