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Young Innovations acquires infection-control manufacturer
June 11, 2019 -- Dental supply manufacturer Young Innovations has acquired Germiphene.
New studies focus on diabetes link with perio disease
June 10, 2019 -- New research on the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes was presented on June 8 and 9 at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions in San Francisco.  Discuss
Study links glucose disorders and perio disease
June 10, 2019 -- Patients with undetected glucose disorders (dysglycemia) have a higher risk of both periodontitis and myocardial infarction, according to a study published June 10 in Diabetes Care.
Study links metabolic syndrome, middle-aged tooth loss
June 6, 2019 -- Patients with at least one sign of metabolic syndrome may be at an increased risk for tooth loss, according to the findings of a recent study. The research is the latest to link periodontal and systemic health.  Discuss
New product: A-dec debuts chair and delivery system
June 5, 2019 -- Dental equipment company A-dec has launched a new chair and delivery system.
Study compares manual, power toothbrushes for oral cleanliness
June 4, 2019 -- Numerous studies have been conducted on plaque reduction after toothbrush use, but what about on oral cleanliness? Researchers studied the oral cleanliness results with participants who used either a manual or a power toothbrush and concluded that maybe it's not the toothbrush that is responsible for the outcome.  Discuss
Video: 4 trends from 2019 CDA Presents
May 28, 2019 -- The California Dental Association's 2019 CDA Presents meeting recently took place from May 16-18 at the convention center in Anaheim, CA. Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of dental professionals attended this year's show.  Discuss
New products: Palmero adds to safety eyewear line
May 23, 2019 -- Palmero Healthcare has introduced two additions to its safety eyewear line.
New products, services highlighted at 2019 CDA Presents
May 21, 2019 -- California Dental Association's recently concluded 2019 CDA Presents meeting featured more than 550 exhibiting companies and thousands of attendees. As part of our continuing coverage, DrBicuspid.com offers a look at new products and services from Henry Schein, Benco Dental, Crest, and more.  Discuss
4 ways to promote heart health at your office
May 20, 2019 -- It's time for the dental office to be proactive about heart health, according to Karen Davis, RDH. Davis spoke about how dental teams can promote cardiovascular wellness at the 2019 California Dental Association's CDA Presents meeting in Anaheim, CA.  Discuss
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Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

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