September 28, 2023

Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines for Acute Dental Pain in Children

A panel put together by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association Science and Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the University of Pennsylvania have developed seven recommendations and five good practice statements after a review to determine the effect […]

July 21, 2023

New Evidence-Based Dental Recommendations for Treating Caries Lesions

A panel of experts recently published new recommendations for dental treatment of caries lesions in the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA). Dentists should take some time to review these recent guidelines and modify current practices as needed to reflect the updated recommendations.

February 15, 2022

The Important Connection Between Oral and Heart Health

Did you know that oral health and heart health appear to be connected? Over the past few years, a handful of studies have investigated the correlation between oral hygiene indicators and heart health. Although these studies were not able to answer the question of causality, several found significant associations that highlight the importance of good oral health in maintaining good heart health.