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  • Allison Walker

    Sponsored Blog Dental professionals encourage parents to impress upon their children the importance of a lifetime of good oral health. While pediatric tooth decay is preventable, it is still the most common chronic disease facing children in the United States, with more than 40% experiencing caries by the time they enter kindergarten.1 New ACT...

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  • Allison Walker

    GUM Paroex Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12%, is the only Food & Drug Administration approved alcohol-free chlorhexidine rinse. Studies have shown that alcohol-free mouth rinses are as effective as alcohol-containing rinses in reducing plaque. It has been found that rinsing with chlorhexidine gluconate has an antimicrobial effect. As...

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  • Julie Schmitt

    Young Innovations, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, announces the acquisition of American Eagle Instruments, Inc. A respected manufacturer of high quality dental hand instruments, American Eagle is based in Missoula, Montana and is the inventor of XP Technology, which, according to American Eagle,...

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  • Samantha Negraval

    A former high school librarian from Cape Elizabeth, Maine has developed a fully recyclable floss product to combat plastic waste. According to a report by WMTW, Jodi Breau launched Dental Lace from a small home workshop. She begins with high-grade, biodegradable spools of silk floss from China, and instead of packing it in plastic, she uses...

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  • Allison Walker

    Kidz Seal Pit and Fissure Sealant from Taub Products was developed especially for use in public health sealant programs and pediatric dentistry, but of course it works just as well in the general dental practice treating kids, too. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in addition to guarding against cavities,...

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  • Allison Walker

    I have been studying up on the Microlux 2 Transilluminator from AdDent, and I want one! It’s simple to use, and it has many uses. You can see the shadows of hidden caries lurking between teeth or under old restorations. You can explore how deeply visible caries go into the enamel, and whether they have edged into the dentin. Or find calculus,...

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