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Rescuers Race to Free Survivors Trapped After Mexico Earthquake
(MEXICO CITY) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 223 people. But it was the ongoing rescue at the Enrique Rebsamen school, where 25 people including 21 children perished, that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans’ rush to save survivors before time runs out. Helmeted workers spotted the girl buried in the debris early Wednesday and shouted to her to move ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Sherman, Peter Orsi & Mark Stevenson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Mexico onetime Source Type: news

Implant Configuration, Narrow-Diameter Implants, Implant Prognosis with Peri-implantitis
This months abstracts discuss topics related to Implant Configuration, Narrow-Diameter Implants, Implant Prognosis with Peri-implantitis. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 20, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Surgical Source Type: news

Short dental implants: A scoping review of the literature for patients with head and neck cancer
ConclusionsShort dental implants (6 mm to 8 mm) can be used successfully to support single or multiple fixed reconstructions or overdentures in atrophic maxillae and mandibles. The use of short dental implants lessens the need for advanced and complicated surgical bone augmentation procedures, which reduces complications, costs, treatment time, and morbidity. Short implants could be an alternative in the rehabilitation of patients with cancer. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 20, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Dental checkups urged for babies -- but many dentists are wary
Allen Barron scrunches up his tiny face and wails as his mother gently tips him backward onto the lap of Jean Calvo, a pediatric dental resident at the University of California-San Francisco. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYU College of Dentistry approved for $13 million research funding award by PCORI
(New York University) A research team at New York University College of Dentistry has been approved for a $13.3 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study cavity prevention, quality of life, and school performance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Overerupted opposing teeth: recommendations?
I have a 50 year old female patient whose LL6 and 7 have been missing for some years.  She has requested implants to replace these missing teeth.  UL6 has over-erupted to the extent that there is reduced inter-arch space. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 19, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Seven tips for wisdom teeth pain relief
Wisdom teeth often emerge in early adulthood and can cause a lot of pain as they push through the gums. We look at seven tips to relieve the pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Digital versus conventional implant impressions for partially edentulous arches: An evaluation of accuracy
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Published online:September 16, 2017AbstractStatement of problemTo the authors ’ knowledge, while accuracy outcomes of the TRIOS scanner have been compared with conventional impressions, no available data are available regarding the accuracy of digital impressions with the Omnicam and True Definition scanners versus conventional impressions for partially edentulous arche s.PurposeThe purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the accuracy of digital implant impressions using 2 different intraoral scanners (IOSs) with that of conventional impressions for partially edentulous arch...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 19, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Broken Screw: help identifying implant?
Any help in identifying this implant type? Gentleman showed up with broken screw in abutment/cantilever crown complex in hand. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 19, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

The opioid crisis took this 8-year-old's father away
It all started with pain killers after a dentist appointment. Now, Drake, a 32-year-old from Columbus, Ohio has struggled with opioid abuse for more than a decade. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3M, Patterson Dental Open Doors to Digital Dentistry
ST. PAUL ‚ Minn. – (Sept. 14, 2017) – 3M Oral Care and Patterson Dental have signed a distribution agreement for 3M’s True Definition Scanner. The agreement brings Patterson’s customers the opportunity to explore digital dentistry via an open platform and a trusted partner. With the 3MTM True Defin ition Scanner, oral care professionals are choosing a digital hub that gives them an unrestricted entry point into traditional crown& bridge work with any lab, advanced implant solutions, clear aligners, in-office milling and more.“Distributors have enjoyed putting the True Definition Scan...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Removal of root tip after extraction?
I performed an extraction of tooth #30. The tooth was endodontically treated and badly broken down but without a periapical lesion. During the extraction I sectioned the tooth and took off the distal root. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

New method of dental imaging uses squid ink for a painless, non-invasive check-up
(Natural News) According to engineers at the University of California San Diego, people who are getting checked at their dentists’ offices for gum disease need not worry anymore about pain and discomfort. Why? Because squid ink is the answer to their problems. In a study that was published in the Journal of Dental Research, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Day two of Dentsply Sirona World: Better than Imagined
Grammy-winning band Imagine Dragons concluded the second day of the Ultimate Dental Meeting with a show-stopping concert after an eventful day of educational courses and extracurricular activities LAS VEGAS, N.V. (Sept. 16, 2017) –Day two of Dentsply Sirona World was chockfull of top-notch educational content and speakers, exhilarating activities and outstanding entertainment for the thousands of event attendees.BeachbodyTM Super Trainer Joel Freeman kicked the morning into gear for hundreds of guests with his MMA-styled workout session, which was sponsored by ClearCorrect. The energizing workout was followed by...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 17, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Opening day of Dentsply Sirona World exceeded expectations
After much anticipation, the first day of the second annual Ultimate Dental Meeting concluded with high praiseLas Vegas, N.V. (Sept. 15, 2017) –After months of anticipation, Dentsply Sirona World 2017 has officially begun! This three-day event is the industry ’s only educational festival, and those in attendance have now experienced the Dentsply Sirona difference.The day started with the magnificent Opening General Session. With a ballroom submerged in darkness, LED light dancers wowed the audience with incredible illusions and captivating choreography. Immediately following, Group Senior Vice President of the ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 15, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Narrow implants (2.75 and 3.25 mm diameter) supporting a fixed splinted prostheses in posterior regions of mandible: one-year results from a prospective cohort study
ConclusionsWithin the limits of this study, preliminary short-term data (1 year post-loading) suggested that narrow-diameter implants (2.75 to 3.25 mm) can be successfully used as a minimally invasive alternative to horizontal bone augmentation in the posterior mandible. However, larger and longer follow-ups of 5 years or more are needed. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 15, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Largest Milwaukee-area dental groups
The List is ranked by the number of dentists at practices and groups with offices in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Walworth, Ozaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties. Information was provided by practices and their web sites, with information also from the Wisconsin Dental Association. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

How squid ink could make going to the dentist painless
[Image from unsplash.com]Squid ink could be used as a new imaging method at the dentist to check for gum disease, according to new research from the University of California at San Diego. Combining squid ink with light and ultrasound, engineers at UCSD have created a new dental imaging method that can painlessly and non-invasively examine a patient’s gums. The method is also more comprehensive and more accurate than current methods. “The last time I was at the dentist, I realized that the tools that are currently being used to image teeth and gums could use significant updating,” Jesse Jokerst, a nano eng...
Source: Mass Device - September 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Dental Research & Development Source Type: news

How to increase primary stability with cylinder implants without osteotomes?
If I don't have osteotomes, what is the best technique for increasing the primary stability of cylinder implants in poor quality bone? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 14, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Multiple external cervical root resorptions after home whitening treatment: a case report
First published:8 September 2017Full publication historyDOI:10.1111/adj.12540 View/save citationAbstractInvasive multiple cervical root resorptions after vital tooth bleaching is a rare condition. The aim of this article is to present a case of multiple external cervical root resorptions (ECRR) after a misguided home whitening treatment. A 34 year old male patient presented with slight sensitivity and mobility in several teeth. Despite the manufacturer's recommendations, the patient used a 22% carbamide peroxide-based tooth bleaching gel at home for 4 days consecutively, at night, on the upper and lower arches. Clinic...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 14, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Record 90,000 complaints on GPs and dentists
The figures from NHS Digital show that in 2016/17 there were 72,668 complaints about GPs in 2016/17 and 11,867 for dentists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It ’s almost here- the greatly anticipated Dentsply Sirona World commences tomorrow!
Thousands of eager attendees are arriving in Las Vegas for the sold-out Ultimate Dental Meeting beginning Thursday, Sept. 14CHARLOTTE, NC (Sept. 13, 2017) –Dentsply Sirona World is the second annual Ultimate Dental Meeting and the first to be hosted in Las Vegas. Dubbed an educational festival, this is one of the largest events in dentistry and attracts the leading minds in the industry.“As we welcome a record-number of attendees, the excitement is palpable among them and our Dentsply Sirona team,” said Group Senior Vice President of the U.S. Commercial Organization Michael Augins. “Our organization...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 13, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for September 13, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. How squid ink could make going to the dentist painless Squid ink could be used as a new imaging method at the dentist to check for gum disease, according to new research from the University of California at San Diego. Combining...
Source: Mass Device - September 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Should we blame our genes for the bacteria behind tooth decay?
While human host genes may influence oral microbiome composition, it is unlikely that they control the bacteria that promote tooth decay, says a new study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Large radiolucent lesion on lower first molar: immediate implant?
In view of the large radiolucency, does anyone have an opinion on immediate implant placement? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 13, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Marketing Implant Dentistry?
I have taken, and continue to take many courses in implant dentistry and really enjoy this part of my practice. I am wondering if some of you could weigh in on how to build the implant part of my practice up even more. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 12, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Bacteremic capacity of a minimally invasive flapless accelerated orthodontic technique
Journal of the World Federation of OrthodontistsVolume 6, Issue 3, September 2017, Pages 105 –108AbstractObjectiveThe aim of present prospective cohort study was to investigate prevalence of bacteremia after a minimally invasive flapless accelerated orthodontic technique.Material and MethodsThe sample consisted of 30 orthodontic patients (18 female, 12 male; mean age: 19.57 ± 0.5 years). All patients had Class I malocclusion and had fixed orthodontic appliance treatment. The flapless technique was performed with a reinforced scalpel on the labial aspect of the mandibular incisors to separate the interprox...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 12, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don ’ t Have to Happen
Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 12, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Dependence, Dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Thousands of Uninsured Appalachians are Forced to Rely on a Once-a-Year Free Medical Clinic
(WISE, Va.) — They arrived at a fairground in a deep corner of Appalachia before daybreak, hundreds of people with throbbing teeth, failing eyes, wheezing lungs. They took a number, sat in the bleachers and waited in the summer heat for their name to be called so they could receive the medical help they can’t get anywhere else. Among the visitors at the free, once-a-year medical clinic was Lisa Kantsos, whose first stop was the dental tent, a sprawl of tables and chairs where volunteer dentists and students performed cleanings, filled cavities and pulled teeth. After getting a cleaning, she made a stop at a mam...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dylan Lovan / AP Tags: Uncategorized Health Care onetime Source Type: news

St. Martin ’s Residents Are Struggling With Desperate Conditions in the Wake of Hurricane Irma
(PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin) — Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour workday as a hospital janitor on a Caribbean island that until recently seemed like paradise. She collapsed into a small plastic chair that has served as a makeshift bed since Hurricane Irma ripped the roof from her home as it pummeled St. Martin as a Category 5 storm. “It’s sad when you come home to this,” she said as she began to cry. “You try to stay strong in public, but once inside, you break.” Hundreds of people across an island shared by Dutch S...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danica Coto / AP Tags: Uncategorized carribean hurricane irma onetime St. Martin Source Type: news

Brasseler USA Launches New E-Commerce Experience: Shop.BrasselerUSA.com
SAVANNAH, GA (September 7, 2017)– Brasseler USA, a leading provider of dental instrumentation, launched today a new e-commerce experience: Shop.BrasselerUSA.com. The all new, mobile-friendly Shop.BrasselerUSA.com introduces a completely refreshed shopping experience with enhanced search features, expanded product information, an d an easy-to-navigate interface.“Brasseler USA ’s new e-commerce platform further embodies the Company’s ‘By Your Side’ commitment by satisfying the constantly evolving needs of dental professionals and their desire to access our wide range of dental instrumentat...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 11, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Contrary to what your dentist may tell you, you CAN reverse tooth decay, new research finds
(Natural News) A recent study brings good news to people who have a sweet tooth and those who neglect to properly brush their teeth. Scientists were able to discover that teeth have the ability to reverse tooth decay; meaning, traces of such tooth damage can be totally gone, thus doing away with the necessity to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occlusion for All on Four against Natural Teeth During Transitional Phase?
We have a patient we have treatment planned for an All-on-4 in the maxilla.  He is retaining his teeth in the mandible where he has second premolar to second premolar and one second molar. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 10, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Carestream is Aquired
BREAKING NEWS:Clayton, Dubilier& Rice and CareCapital Advisors Limited (part of Hillhouse Capital Management), completed the previously announced acquisition of Carestream Dental, the dental digital business of Carestream Health, on Sept. 1, 2017. The carve-out transaction establishes Carestream Dental as an independent global company, wholly owned by CD&R and Hillhouse/CareCapital funds. Carestream Dental is a leading provider of dental digital product lines and services, including imaging equipment, CAD/CAM systems and practice management software that enables oral healthcare providers around the world to advance...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Can't afford the dentist? You're not alone
Nobody loves a trip to the dentist, but for many middle-aged Americans even basic dental care is now financially out of reach, a new poll finds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grafting for Implant supported complete overdenture?
For most of the cases that I see where a maxillary complete overdenture has been planned, there is insufficient bone height and volume in the anterior region, especially around the canine and lateral incisor area. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 8, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Can't afford the dentist? You're not alone
For many middle-aged Americans even basic dental care is now financially out of reach, a new survey finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taub Products Announces Reintroduction of Minute Stains
Jersey City, NJ: August 31, 2017- TAUB Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental laboratory and restorative products, has announced the reintroduction of Minute Stains, ultrathin acrylic liquids in a variety of colors that allow natural characterization of milled PMMA provisionals, temporaries, composite teeth, and denture teeth. By mixing and layering colors, Minute Stains give an unlimited variation of color options to perfectly match the surrounding teeth.Each application of stain air-dries in 15 seconds, saving patient chair time.“It is important for patients to be happy with their provisional smile, whil...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 7, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Can't Afford the Dentist? You're Not Alone
Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can't Afford the Dentist? You're Not Alone
Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dental Health, Health Disparities, Health Insurance (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can't Afford the Dentist? You're Not Alone
THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Nobody loves a trip to the dentist, but for many middle-aged Americans even basic dental care is now financially out of reach, a new poll finds. In fact, 28 percent don't have dental insurance, while 56 percent don't get... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

With augmented reality and orthodontia by mail, disruption comes to dentistry
While telemedicine has a broad range of applications, some specialties certainly seem better suited then others, and teledentistry -- or, more specifically, teleorthodontia -- seems on the surface to be a poor fit. But Candid, a new startup that launched today, is aiming to do exactly that. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 6, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Association between chronic periodontitis and the risk of Alzheimer ’s disease: a retrospective, population-based, matched-cohort study
Alzheimer's Research& Therapy20179:56https://doi.org/10.1186/s13195-017-0282-6© The Author(s). 2017Received:24 April 2017Accepted:27 June 2017Published:8 August 2017AbstractBackgroundAlthough recent short-term cross-sectional studies have revealed that chronic periodontitis (CP) may be a risk factor for increased cognitive impairment in patients with Alzheimer ’s disease (AD), systematic reviews and long-term longitudinal studies have provided less clear evidence regarding the relationship between CP and AD. Therefore, we conducted a retrospective cohort study using th...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 6, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

'We couldn't see an NHS dentist so we pulled out our own teeth'
The British Dental Association says there is an "emerging crisis" in dental care in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palateless Maxillary Locator Case?
I have a patient that is interested in a maxillary denture retained by locators but he does not want any acrylic on the palate. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 5, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona World 2017 is SOLD OUT- but registration for 2018 is open!
 This year ’s event in Las Vegas is sold out, but registration is available for Dentsply Sirona World 2018 in OrlandoCHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2017) – If you missed the chance to attend this year ’s Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas, register now for Dentsply Sirona World 2018 in Orlando, Florida, so as not to make the same mistake twice!Dentsply Sirona World is heading back to the Sunshine State for next year ’s event. Hosted at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort from Sept. 13-15 in the heart of Orlando, this educational festival will yet again offer the crème de la crème of clini...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 5, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NYU Bluestone Center discovers that skin color affects skin sensitivity to heat, mechanical stimuli
(New York University) Researchers at the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research at the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) have identified a novel molecular mechanism which explains why dark-skinned and light-skinned people respond differently to heat and mechanical stimulation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parabolic bone format: What to do and which implant to use?
I have treatment planned a patient for an implant in 46 edentulous site.  The coronal surface of the alveolar ridge there has a parabolic morphology. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 4, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Give Up Prosecco to Save Your Teeth? British Claim Riles Italy
A storm in a wineglass has erupted between Italy and Britain when some British dentists claimed that prosecco causes chronic tooth decay. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Tags: Prosecco (Wine) Teeth and Dentistry Italy Great Britain International Relations British Dental Association News and News Media Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit) Johnson, Boris Source Type: news