The Aug. 13 edition of This Week in Perio featured an article from Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen on how to fight periodontal disease. A number of AAP members have since expressed concern about the advice given in this syndicated column, which was featured in the Fort...
Need another reason to drink coffee? It may be good for your gums. Nathan Ng of Boston University's Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine says this finding contradicts previous research suggesting the drink might have a detrimental effect on periodontal health.
Dentures, hip joints, and replacement knees will drive growth in the expanding market for 3-D printers over the next decade, according to a new report by market research firm IDTechEx. (May require free registration to view article.)
A National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention found that 25 percent of patients over 60 years old have lost all of their teeth. It's estimated that 63 percent of all American...
Most people are very familiar with the reality that, if they don't practice regular brushing and overall good dental hygiene, they are at risk for developing gum disease. Less well known is the full extent of the potential harm caused...
Much like the digital camera in the field of photography, technology is changing dentistry as we know it, bringing immediacy, flexibility and efficiency to dental practices. Dentists working from a digital platform can instantly share patient information among staff members,...
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