When you hear about stem cells, you probably think of the controversy surrounding the topic. However, there is a source of stem cells that is completely harmless and shouldn't cause much controversy at all — the teeth. One of the current trends in dentistry is banking...
The Annual Conference Program has been finalized and should have arrived in your mailbox. This year's 3.5-day conference offers 20 programs on the main podium which are included for all attendees. In addition, 15 hands-on...
Women who are pregnant are likely to have moderate to severe gingivitis and may need regular care to maintain their oral health and avoid adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. The study also found...
A new study has revealed a relationship between chronic periodontitis and lacunar infarct, two common diseases in the elderly. Additional research is needed to understand this link. It is hypothesized that periodontitis leads to systemic inflammation and, as a result, the...
How many exempt employees work in your dental practice? These are employees who are paid on a salary basis regardless of the number of hours they work, and who are not eligible for overtime pay.
If you've heard that the adoption of the electronic dental record and related health informatic technologies among dentists has been sluggish, you'd be right. Dr. Titus Schleyer of the Center for Dental Informatics...
The House Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education bill July 14, allocating important funding for many of the American Dental Association's key advocacy issues affecting oral health. For the...
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