AAPD and ADA Urge Improved CMS Oversight of Medicaid Dental Programs Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 4 months ago - 2 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – In early January 2016, the AAPD and ADA sent two comment letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) concerning the CMS regulation on Medicaid Programs: Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services issued on Nov. 2, 2015 (CMS-2328-FC).
ADA Informs Patients About Osteoporosis Medications and Oral Health Monday, March 09, 2009 - 08:20 AM - 8 years, 3 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – Dental patients who have been alarmed or confused by recent news reports about how osteoporosis medications might affect their oral health now have a brochure to help them separate fact from fiction. The American Dental Association (ADA) collaborated with the National Osteoporosis Foundation to create the brochure, "Osteoporosis Medications and Your Dental Health," which will be available in dental offices this month.
USC Ostrow Awarded NIDCR Grant to Establish Tissue Regeneration Center Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 07:00 PM - 1 year, 8 months ago - 1 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Dentistry to lead multidisciplinary effort to bring innovative treatments to market. LOS ANGELES, California – Tissue regeneration is about to become a lot more fact than science fiction, thanks to a $2 million grant that's being divided among 10 research centers and universities, including the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.
New Study Published: Lactobacillus reuteri (Prodentis) Effective in the Treatment of Periodontitis Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 02:45 AM - 6 years, 7 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) which are the two most important parameters to assess the severity of periodontitis. Furthermore L. reuteri Prodentis reveals - as the first probiotic ever - significant reductions of three different pathogens in patients with chronic periodontitis. The study also confirms the anti-inflammatory effects of L. reuteri Prodentis on gum inflammation (gingivitis).
Everest College In St. Louis Adds Dental Assistant Program Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 05:19 AM - 6 years, 7 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry ST LOUIS, Missouri – Everest College recently added a new Dental Assistant program at its St. Louis campus to meet workforce demands. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this industry is projected to grow by 36 percent between 2008 and 2018. Students can now receive hands-on dental assistant training, which includes basic dental sciences, proficiency in laboratory and clinical skills, and practical experience.
Scottsdale Dental Arts Joins Kierland Smile Design to sponsor the Smile of Scottsdale Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 05:31 AM - 6 years, 7 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Scottsdale Dental Arts is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with Kierland Smile Design dental laboratory to sponsor the Smile of Scottsdale smile makeover contest. From October 15, 2010 to January 15, 2010, contestants can enter to win a $20,000 smile makeover by Dr. Jason McCargar, DMD of Scottsdale Dental Arts in Scottsdale, AZ. Each contestant must explain in 250 words or less how improving their smile would improve their life. Visit http://www.scottsdaledentalarts.com or call 480-860-8282 for entry details and competition rules.