Prevalence of proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis
 https://www.thejpd.org/homePublished:July 19, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/AbstractStatement of problemProximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth is a complication that has been reported in clinical practice. However, the prevalence of the condition is unclear.PurposeThe purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to assess the proportion of reported proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth.Material and methodsThis systematic review followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRI...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR Requests Input on Proposed Research Initiatives
Dear Colleagues: NIDCR requests your input on five proposed concepts (research initiatives) presented at the May 2021 National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council meeting. The five initiatives are listed below. To read the full initiative descriptions and provide input, please visit: NIDCR Requests Input on the May 2021 Proposed Research Initiatives. Initiatives: Conducting Dental Practice-Based Research in Dental Schools to Provide Clinical Research Experience and Educational Opportunities NIDCR Dentist Scientist Career Transition Award for Intramural Investigators NIDCR Dual Degree D...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to panoramic radiography in predicting IAN exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
 Clinical Oral Investigations (2021)Cite this articledetailsAbstractObjectivesThe aim of this study is to verify whether the diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is superior to panoramic radiography (PR) in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure during the lower third molar extraction.Materials and methodsEight electronic databases were searched up to September 2020. Studies that evaluated the accuracy (sensitivity, specificity, positive-predictive value, and negative predictive value) of both imaging methods were included. The gold standard was the visualization of the IAN expos...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Association between vaping and untreated caries: A cross-sectional study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2017-2018 data
Conclusion: Both vaping and dual smoking are associated with an increased occurrence of untreated caries.Practical implications: Vaping status should be included as a part of health history questionnaires for patients. Dental professionals should be informed of the potential oral health implications of vaping and, in turn, impart this knowledge to patients. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

We Welcome Your Feedback on the NIDCR Strategic Plan Priorities for 2021-2026
Dear Subscriber:  The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is drafting its Strategic Plan for 2021-2026 to help guide the research it supports over the next five years. In case you missed it, on July 15, NIDCR issued a Request for Information (RFI) inviting feedback on our five strategic priorities, contained in this email. Under the leadership of Dr. Rena D’Souza, who was sworn in as the new Director of NIDCR in October 2020, NIDCR has also updated its mission and created a new overarching vision for the future, as well as guiding principles to steer the institute and help direc...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Residual periodontal pocket treatment with Er:YAG laser-assisted comprehensive periodontal pocket therapy: a retrospective study
 Original ArticlePublished: 19 July 2021Clinical Oral Investigations (2021)Cite this articledetailsAbstractObjectivesRecently, the application of erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been increasing in periodontal therapy. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the safety and effectiveness of a novel pocket therapy using Er:YAG laser in combination with conventional mechanical scaling and root planing treatment (Er:YAG laser-assisted comprehensive periodontal pocket therapy).MethodsForty sites in 29 elderly patients having residual periodontal pockets of  ≥ 5 mm de...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A Clinical and Radiographic Assessment of Sodium Hypochlorite Versus Formocresol Pulpotomy in Primary Molar Teeth: 12-month Follow-up.
Conclusion:Clinical and radiographic success rates in NaOCl group was comparable with formocresol group, so NaOCL can be suggested as an alternative for primary teeth pulpotomies. However further clinical studies with long-term follow-ups are needed. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 26, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Bill aims to address racial disparities in Mass. dental access
Black and low-income residents often lack access to dental care, and many dentists don't accept MassHealth. But legislation to address the problem has failed to pass in recent years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Review body on doctors ’ and dentists’ remuneration
This report contains recommendations from the review body on doctors ’ and dentists’ remuneration on doctors’ and dentists’ pay in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 26, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Glass Ionomer Sealant versus Fluoride Varnish Application to Prevent Occlusal Caries in Primary Second Molars among Preschool Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial
 Caries Res https://doi.org/10.1159/AbstractFissure sealant is a recommended preventive measure on permanent molars, but its efficacy on primary molars in preschool children is still in doubt. Sodium fluoride varnish (NaFV) enhances remineralization and is effective in preventing caries in smooth surfaces, but limited information is available regarding its use on occlusal surfaces of primary molars. The present study aimed to compare the efficacy of glass ionomer sealant (GIS) versus topical application of 5% NaFV in preventing and arresting occlusal caries in primary second molars among preschool children. ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 23, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Strategies for disseminating guidance to dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) Ruth Lipman, American Dental Association (ADA) Science and Research Institute, Chicago, Ill., U.S., presented the poster " Strategies for Disseminating Guidance to Dentists during the COVID-19 Pandemic " at the virtual 99th General Session& Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), on July 21-24, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

exocad Announces Its Largest Ever Presence At The International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
Presentation of exocad's latest software innovations at the world's leading dental trade showDARMSTADT, Germany, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc. company, today announced its expanded presence at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2021 taking place between September 22-25 in Cologne, Germany. exocad will showcase its newest software releases and innovations for dental technicians and dentists on 360m ² at booth A-020 in hall 3 with a multitude of demo stations.IDS is one of the most important dates on exocad's calendar. The international trade show is held bi-annu...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NHS staff to receive 3% pay rise
NHS staff including nurses, paramedics, consultants, and dentists in England will receive a 3% pay rise backdated to April 2021 after the government accepted the recommendations of the independent NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) and the Review Body for Doctors ’ and Dentists’ Renumeration (DDRB). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021
 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021Washington, DC; July 21, 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. “Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry,” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant. “We will now expand the program to focus on the dental hygiene community as well. ”“We recognize the im...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

EMS Dental and Coastal Carolina Community College Team Up to Train the Next Generation of Biofilm Warriors
 Progressive Hygiene School Purchases Seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Units to Teach its Students EMS Dental ’s Guided Biofilm Therapy Protocol  Nyon, Switzerland – July 2, 2021  – EMS Dental, the inventor and manufacturer of the synergistic components of the Guided Biofilm Therapy protocol (GBT®) recently installed seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master units at Coastal Carolina Community College in Onslow County, North Car...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

David Williams named 2021 recipient of the IADR Gold Medal Award
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announced David Williams, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK, as the 2021 recipient of the IADR Gold Medal Award. Williams was recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 99th General Session& Exhibition of the IADR held on July 21-24, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vinicius Rosa named 2021 recipient of the IADR Young Investigator Award
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Vinicius Rosa, National University of Singapore Faculty of Dentistry, as the 2021 recipient of the IADR Young Investigator Award. Rosa was recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 99th General Session& Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), on July 21-24, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Majority of U.S. Doctors No Longer White, Male
A new study finds the U.S. medical field is less dominated by white men than it used to be, but there are still few Black and Hispanic doctors, dentists and pharmacists. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White Men's Grip on U.S. Health Care May Be Slipping
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- The U.S. medical field is less dominated by white men than it used to be, but there are still few Black and Hispanic doctors, dentists and pharmacists, a new study finds. The study, which looked at trends over the past 20... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Introducing Renamel ® Bulkfill™ - The Amalgam of Composites
 Cosmedent introducesRenamel Bulkfill, an advanced posterior composite bulkfill that is packable, sculptable and polishable. Designed for rapid one-step placement, this material is even faster than amalgam.Renamel Bulkfill has 5 natural shades that are not overly translucent like most other bulkfills, but provide an esthetic match to the tooth surface.Renamel Bulkfill ’s new nanotechnology gives you easy handling, an esthetic color match and a great polish. Plus, it cures up to 7mm. For information please contact us toll-free at800-621-6729or visitwww.cosmedent.com. @font-face {font-family: " Cambria ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 20, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Firefighters found to have persistent lung damage from Fort McMurray wildfire
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) Firefighters at the centre of the battle against the massive Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire in 2016 have persistent lung damage, according to new findings published by a University of Alberta occupational health research team. The firefighters had more than double the risk of developing asthma compared with the general population. They also exhibited a number of changes in lung function tests supportive of an effect on the lungs, including greater lung hyperreactivity and increased thickening of the bronchial wall. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Owandy Radiology Adds Cephalometric Radiography Options to its I-Max 2D and I-Max 3D Units
 Roslyn, NY – June 28, 2021 –Owandy Radiology Inc., aglobal leader in the manufacture of dental radiology hardware and imaging software recently added twocephalometric radiography optionsto its popular I-Max wall-mounted product line. The two new offerings are the I-Max Ceph 2D Panoramic Unit and the I-Max Ceph 3D Panoramic Unit, which can easily switch between 3D and 2D modes at the touch of a button. According to Owandy company spokesperson, Boris Loyez, “Both of these I-Max Ceph options are affordable and compact in size. They were designed to fit virtually any budget and office size whi...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 19, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Oral Health in America: 5 Q & As about this seminal report
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 5 Q&As about Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges NIDCR answers questions about this seminal report as we prepare for its Fall release   Q1: What is Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges? A: In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General issued Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, which demonstrated the importance of oral health and the key role of oral health to overall health and well-being. Now, more than 20 years later, the federal government has collaborated with ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Oral Health in America: 5 Q & As about this seminal report
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 5 Q&As about Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges NIDCR answers questions about this seminal report as we prepare for its Fall release   Q1: What is Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges? A: In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General issued Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, which demonstrated the importance of oral health and the key role of oral health to overall health and well-being. Now, more than 20 years later, the federal government has collaborated with academic researchers and he...
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - July 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Texas governor ends teledentistry ban
 Texas Gov. Greg Abbottsigned a bill June 18 formally ending a ban on teledentistry in Texas.The bill, HB 2056, is effective Sept. 1. Some sections of the insurance code take effect Jan. 1, 2022.The law prevents the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners from prohibiting teledentistry.The new law follows a lawsuit filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation and bipartisan calls for reform, according toThe Center Square. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Post Malone Drops $1.6 Mil on Diamond Canines
Post Malone got some porcelain veneers framed with 2 diamond CaninesThe dental work included 28 units of ceramic restorations and the 2 diamonds amount to a total weight of 12 carats. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Chemical plants combat nitrous oxide emissions
(American Chemical Society) When most people think of nitrous oxide (N2O), they think of a trip to the dentist. However, it is the third-most emitted greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide and methane, and it causes severe damage to the ozone layer. Although little attention has been paid to the gas's impact, a new article inChemical& Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, explores how the chemical industry is working to abate its emissions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 14, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

One small step for three men could be a giant leap for mankind | Brief letters
Socialist specialists | Winifred Nowottny | University lectures | Branson, Bezos and Musk | Middle name confusionZoe Williams ’ preference for a socialist dentist (What 22 years of terrible gum disease has taught me about pain, shame and politics, 12 July) reminded me of the time I chose to have my keys cut in a shop in Victoria because a sign in the window read: “Why not have your keys cut by a socialist?” It was only when I collected my keys that I realised the sign said “cut by a specialist”.David GodfreyWillingdon, East Sussex• Re the value of lectures (Letters, 12 July), at Universit...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Space Richard Branson Jeff Bezos Elon Musk Socialism Lecturers Higher education Schools Source Type: news

Postoperative pain after use of the WaveOne Gold and XP-endo Shaper systems: a randomized clinical trial
ConclusionsPostoperative pain is expected after preparation of the root canal system with the WaveOne Gold and XP-endo Shaper systems tested, but it only persists for a short period. Although more common after the use of the XP-endo Shaper system, the pain was classified as mild at all time points. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Species of gut bacteria linked to enhanced cognition and language skills in infant boys
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) Infant boys with a higher composition of a particular gut microbiota show enhanced neurodevelopment, according to a new University of Alberta-led study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An up to 43-year longitudinal study of fixed prosthetic restorations retained with 4-META/MMA-TBB resin cement or zinc phosphate cement
 The Journal of Prosthetic DentistryAvailable online 24 June 2021In Press, Corrected ProofWhat are Corrected Proof articles?AbstractStatement of problemAdhesive resin cement has been the preferred choice for the placement of prosthetic restorations, but evidence-based studies supporting this selection are sparse.PurposeThe purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that restoration placement with the adhesive 4-methacryloxyethyl trimellitate anhydride/methyl methacrylate-tributylborane (4-META/MMA-TBB) resin cement is associated with better longevity of teeth than zinc phosphate cement up to ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

GP patient survey dental statistics
In January to March 2021, 2.4 million adults were asked about their views on NHS dentistry as part of the GP patient survey. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 12, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Great Lakes Dental Partners Expands into Indiana Market with Valparaiso Family Dentistry
CHICAGO, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Dental Partners ( " GLDP " ) is excited to announce the addition of Valparaiso Family Dentistry ( " VFD " ) to its network of affiliated practices, and its first partnership in Indiana.GLDP, a portfolio company of Shore Capital Partners, provides practice management services to 26 partner locations. GLDP provides best-in-class support in operations, recruiting, technology, marketing, and collaboration among clinicians. These services empower providers to focus on delivering the highest quality care and patient experience." This is our first af...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 10, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Even Before Pandemic, One-Third of U.S. Adults Went Without Dental Care
FRIDAY, July 9, 2021 -- Millions of American adults haven't seen a dentist in at least a year, a new U.S. government health survey reveals. In 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic made dental visits difficult, a third of adults under 65 hadn't had... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Missing Teeth, Higher Odds for Dementia?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Dentistry, News, Source Type: news

Dental pulp auto transplantation: a new modality of endodontic regenerative therapy – follow-up of three clinical cases
ConclusionsWithin the limitations of the study, considering that it was a case series with only three patients, we described a highly innovative procedure of pulp auto transplantation, which appears to be feasible, highlighting the potential for clinical application of pulp regeneration using this new modality of endodontic therapy. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Tokyo ’s Plan to Avoid Pandemic Disaster During the Olympics
The Olympics and COVID-19 were never going to be compatible. The cardinal rule when it comes to controlling an infectious disease is to limit the contact people have with one another. Yet the very essence of the two weeks of competition, which begin on July 23 in Tokyo, is to invite the world to meet, greet and engage in friendly—and often socially not so distant—contests. An estimated 70,000 athletes, coaches, staff, officials and media will be descending on Tokyo from July to August for the Olympic and Paralympic Games—at a time when infections in the city are rising again. On July 8, the government d...
Source: TIME: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine olympics overnight Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

Carestream Dental, SLOWDENTISTRY ® Partner to Increase Spread of Digital Dentistry, Change Patient Expectations Around Care
 ATLANTA—Carestream Dental does more than just manufacture and sell digital dental technology; it also invests in partnership and education to ensure its users get the most from their systems so they can provide superior care for patients. That’s why the company has partnered with SLOWDENTISTRY ® to promote the use of digital dental technology and ensure it’s being used to its fullest potential.Through this partnership, Carestream Dental will be able to offer select membership opportunities to its users. The company will also share and promoteSLOWDENTISTRY literature and guidance.“It&r...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - July 2021
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. A monthly update of NIDCR-supported science advances, as reported by grantee institutions and NIH. Mimicking Mother Nature to Grow a Gland New video shows how scientists achieved first key step in growing an artificial salivary gland NIDCR • July 2, 2021 A Four-Decade Quest to Uncover a Molecular Secret Scientist's lifelong research could hold clues to brain disorders, cancer NIDCR • June 21, 2...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 6, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Fecal transplant plus fibre improves insulin sensitivity in severely obese
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A transplant of healthy gut microbes followed by fibre supplements benefits patients with severe obesity and metabolic syndrome, according to University of Alberta clinical trial findings published today in Nature Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Longitudinal curricular assessment of knowledge and awareness of intimate partner violence among first-year dental students - Buchanan C, Kingsley K, Everett RJ.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) has previously been recognized as a major public health issue. Oral healthcare providers, such as dentists, are crucial to the screening and identifying of individuals experiencing IPV, since most injuries occur ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Namibia: Dentist Charged Over Ivermectin
[Namibian] A Windhoek dentist has been released on bail after being charged with unlawfully selling animal medicine claimed to be a treatment for the novel coronavirus disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Journal of Dental Research 2020 Journal Impact Factor ™ over 6 for the first time
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) The IADR/AADR announce that the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) 2-year Journal Impact Factor ™ is over 6 for the first time at 6.116, ranking #5 of 91 journals in the " Dentistry, Oral Surgery& Medicine " category, and the JDR 5-year Journal Impact Factor ™ is over 7 for the first time at 7.199 score, ranking #3 of 91 journals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR to Release Report on Oral Health in America As a 20-year follow-up to the seminal Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, NIDCR will release Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges in the fall of 2021. The report will illuminate new directions...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Acquires Dr. Charles Blair & Associates, Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence Publications; Uniting the Nation's Best Dental Billing Company and the Nation's Leading Dental Coding & Insurance Solution
SALT LAKE CITY, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation's leading provider of virtual dental insurance and patient billing services, has officially added the Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence line of products and services to its own suite of dental office support services effective April 1, 2021. " eAssist, Dr. Charles Blair, Practice Booster and related brands have been friends and partners for several years. We are extremely proud to officially add Practice Booster to the eAssist family, carrying on the legacy of their brand and ours, as a trusted and now even more...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit”
 The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide“How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit ”  Jacksonville, FL – June 21, 2021 – The Dental Compliance Institute (DCI), a leading provider of training and certification programs designed to help dental professionals achieve full compliance of HIPAA and OSHA regulations and to also learn the essentials of patient risk management, recently published “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit, ” the first in a ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

In memoriam: Dr. Gerald S. Levey, 84, oversaw building of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Dr. Gerald Levey, who led the transformation of UCLA ’s hospitals and medical school into a world-class academic health system, died at home of Parkinson’s disease on June 25. He was 84. Levey served the campus as vice chancellor of medical sciences and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA from 1994 to 2010. During his tenure, Levey amassed an extraordinarily long list of achievements, crowned by the construction of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and the sealing of a $200 million gift to the UCLA School of Medicine by entertainment executive David Geffen.  “It&rsq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

We won ’t fix the obesity epidemic by locking people’s jaws shut | Arwa Mahdawi
This is an economic issue, and a ‘torture device’ that stops you opening your mouth properly isn’t the solutionWant to hear a weight-loss idea so ingenious it ’s guaranteed to make your jaw drop by exactly 2mm? Introducing theDentalSlim Diet Control: a terrifying contraption that uses magnets cemented to your teeth to stop you opening your mouth by more than a couple of millimetres. That makes eating pretty difficult, causing you to shed weight along with your dignity. The device was developed by a team of researchers from the UK and New Zealand to “to help fight the global obesity epidemic&rd...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Obesity Society Dentistry Dentists Health UK news Medical research Science New Zealand World news Source Type: news

Heartland Dental Announces Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
Company Enhances Team Member Training, Offers Employee Resource Groups, and Hires DE&I LeaderEFFINGHAM, Ill., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Dental, the nation's largest dental support organization (DSO), recently announced new Diversity, Equity& Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives, including the implementation of a new DE&I policy, enhanced training and education for team members, employee resource groups, and the hiring of new DE&I leadership." We have given purposeful thought to how we can better lead from a diversity, equity, and inclusion standpoint. "" At Heartland Dental, we have...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Leicester expert leads ground breaking invention on battery recycling
(University of Leicester) Researchers at the University of Leicester have developed a new method to recycle electric vehicle batteries using a ground-breaking new approach that many will have experienced in the dentist's chair. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 29, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news