October 27, 2021

A Dental Cavity-Free Future: What Will It Take?

Would it be possible to achieve a dental cavity-free future? A recent article says yes, if there are global collaborations and policy consensus. Caries and cavities are the world’s most prevalent non-communicable disease. Despite that, cavities are typically ignored in health policy. The authors of the article emphasize the severity of the issue and provide four recommendations for integrating oral health into overall wellness.

January 29, 2019

ADA Calls Concern About Dental Floss Safety “Unwarranted”

The American Dental Association (ADA) has responded to recent media coverage of a study that had raised concerns about the safety of dental floss. Pointing out that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has placed no restrictions on the use of dental floss, ADA says it finds “no cause for concern based on current evidence.”