Research taking place at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Biology and School of Dentistry is showing the transmission of S. mutans not only occurs from mother to child, but from child-to-child (non-relatives) as well. Sharing spoons and toys in the daycare center or nursery at church may be the reason “72 percent of children […]
Microbeads have become a hot topic. Microscopic beads are made out of polyethylene, polypropylene, poly-e-terephthalate, and polymethyl methacrylate, different forms of plastic. These microbeads are being used in different cosmetics and toothpaste as an abrasive component.1 While they may have seemed like a good idea at first, experience is indicating they have many problems, […]
How do you do the CRA? Do you interview your patient and fill out the information in the operatory? OR Does your patient self-report and fill the form out themselves? Which do you prefer and why?
The article quoted below appeared in The American Thinker, written by dentist Howard J. Warner. His analysis of the Affordable Care Act’s effects on dentistry raises a myriad of issues in his opinion. What is the future of dentistry? How will you navigate the changes ahead? Cast your vote. Do you think things are as […]