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Regimen-Based Plaque Control
Dental plaque prominently contributes to oral diseases. Inadequate oral hygiene, provisional restorations, orthodontic appliances, and other factors may exacerbate plaque accumulation. This, in turn, can readily compromise clinical outcomes, jeopardizing the appearance and function of esthetic-restorative dentistry. In my experience, plaque control is rarely addressed during esthetic-restorative lectures, and if so, typically follows one of two approaches: 1) reinforcing normal oral hygiene or 2) use of a chlorhexidine rinse during treatment. The former is often insufficient, as exemplified by only 20% of adults in one large study reporting at least once daily flossing. For the latter, chlorhexidine acceptability, side effects,...Read More
She innocently entered a sweepstakes online. And then THIS happened…..
It started out as a lark one Sunday morning. Jane Dentist from Yourtown, USA, was on her laptop researching vacation rentals for an upcoming family trip. Suddenly, an ad caught her eye…..she could have the chance to win up to $200,000 worth of stuff for her dental practice just...Read More
Some Feel-Good News for a Change....Addressing Oral Health Disparities and Underserved Populations
Plans are underway for the first Summer Campers “BACK-TO-SCHOOL-CAVITY-FREE!” initiative, a collaboration of the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and the National Dental Association (NDA). The project will consist of a series of NORDC events that will take place beginning March 4th through August 19th,...Read More