SmileDirectClub inks deal with DECA Dental October 26, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has partnered with Texas dental service organization DECA Dental to offer the company's signature invisible aligner treatment at DECA-affiliated practices.
TJz Balm releases topical remedy for teeth grinding, jaw pain October 15, 2020 -- TJz Balm has released an organic and botanical over-the-counter topical pain relief balm for teeth grinding and jaw pain. The balm, also called TJz Balm, consists of a formula derived from plants such as lavender, ginger, and jojoba.
GSO gives free braces to 4 kids in Ga. October 14, 2020 -- The Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) has awarded four children in Atlanta with free orthodontic care through its Gift of a Smile program.
Did COVID-19 trigger a patient's severe lip necrosis? October 9, 2020 -- The presence of COVID-19 likely led a woman, who was diagnosed with a rare blood disease, to develop severe hemorrhagic necrosis on her lips. This could show a link between blood diseases and SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a case report published on September 30 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Discuss
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.