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Reopening Dental Offices For Routine Care Amid Pandemic Touches A Nerve

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Tom Peeling wanted his teeth cleaned and wasn’t going to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way. Luckily, his six-month regular appointment was scheduled for earlier this month, just days after dental offices were allowed to reopen in Florida… Read More »

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! CDA Presents brings exotic animal dentistry to Anaheim – CDA (California Dental Association)

From the wild lions roaming sub-Saharan Africa to the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans receiving care at the Sacramento Zoo, exotic animals around the world have been an intriguing topic for many years. While their habitats, diets and breeding practices are usually the conversation of choice, their unique dental needs are often left unexplored. A new… Read More »

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry establish dental informatics program to improve oral health for better overall human health – BioSpace

INDIANAPOLIS – With the goal of improving oral health for better overall physical and emotional health, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry are joining together to establish a novel dental informatics program. The new program is one of only a few in the U.S., and is perhaps the only dental informatics program in… Read More »

Dental dams: Everything you need to know

It is possible to pass a sexually transmitted infection to a partner through oral-genital or oral-anal sex. A device known as a dental dam can be effective in reducing this risk. A dental dam is a barrier between a person’s mouth and another person’s genitals. Many people use them during oral sex. Dental dams consist… Read More »