Researchers in New Zealand collected orthodontic-related Twitter comments from around the country to improve understanding of how patients perceive their treatment experience.
A new study from researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University looked how weekly text message reminders affected oral hygiene in patients between the ages of 11 and 19.
This, say the authors, is the largest study of its kind to assess dental disease in coronary patients, and demonstrates a heavier burden of CVD risk factors and higher levels of biomarkers among those with more tooth loss and gum bleeding.
Researchers from Ruthers’ report that young adults, ages 19 to 34, especially those in low-income communities, have the highest rate of visits to emergency departments for dental pain and infections.
The APC Flash-Free Adhesive coated appliance system from 3M Unitek protects teeth from acid erosion and is easier to remove after debonding.
Researchers find that demineralized lesions in enamel around orthodontic brackets are caused by acids from biofilm accumulation.
The study, published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, reveals a significant percentage of children experiencing bullying as a result of dental and/or facial appearance.
Changes to be implemented in two phases beginning in July 2014. Phase two, to be implemented in 2015, will focus on cone beam CT used in dental offices and oral-maxillary surgery practices.
The system’s quick scan+ feature provides a solution for dental professionals seeking a low-exposure alternative to CBCT scanner.
A Finnish study found that teen athletes have better oral health behavior than other adolescents, brushing their teeth more frequently than their non-athlete peers.