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Implant Supported-Titanium Milled Bar Over-Dentures: Clinical Case Report

Abstract:This article aims to determine the indication criteria for a maxillary and mandibular implant-supported overdenture utilizing a milled titanium bar. A case report delineating the treatment plan sequence is presented. [ Full Story ]

Bone fluoride levels not associated with osteosarcoma, study suggests

A new study investigated bone fluoride levels in individuals with osteosarcoma, which is a rare, primary malignant bone tumor that is more prevalent in males. No significant association between bone fluoride levels and osteosarcoma risk was detected in this case-control study, based on controls with other tumor diagnoses.

AACD Regional Brings Treatment Planning, Restorative Dentistry to Indy

Dentists and laboratory technicians in the Midwest will have the chance to receive some great dental education close to home during the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s 2011 Fall Regional Meeting in Indianapolis Oct. 28-29. The event,… [ Full Story ]

Using Twitter for public health surveillance of dental pain

In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that Twitter users are extensively sharing their experiences of toothache and seeking advice from other users. The microblogging service Twitter is a new means for the public to communicate health concerns and could afford health care professionals new ways to communicate with patients, the study’s authors say.

Dentists can identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Dental visits represent a chance to intervene in the diabetes epidemic by identifying individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are unaware of their condition, according to a new study.

Impact of NuCalm on

July 14, 2011
Impact of NuCalm on

Periodontists can do amazing things for people. They are masters of the supporting structures of teeth. They rebuild gum and bone. They remedy disease states and can even replace teeth. But they cannot control how patients perceive and react to… [ Full Story ]

Give Back a Smile Goes Global in Germany

Domestic violence survivors in Germany now have an opportunity to have their smiles restored through the expansion of the AACD Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program in Germany. [ Full Story ]

Mutations in one gene cause craniosynostosis, delayed tooth eruption and supernumerary teeth

Researchers have described a new, recessively inherited human syndrome featuring craniosynostosis, maxillary hyperplasia, delayed tooth eruption and extra teeth. The researchers also identified causative mutations in a gene IL11RA.

Dentists Feeling "Time Pressure" Regarding Convention Exhibit Floors

“Time” has become a major consideration for Canadian dentists in deciding whether or not to attend the Exhibit Floor at conventions, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Fifteenth Annual Future of Dentistry… [ Full Story ]