Tag Archives: Dentistry

University of Utah School of Dentistry reopens to treat vulnerable populations – American Dental Association

July 08, 2020 Back in service: University of Utah School of Dentistry student Caleb Price treats a denture patient in the school’s main student clinic in June. Salt Lake City — When the pandemic began escalating earlier this year, there were many questions at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. How would the fourth-year… Read More »

NYU Dentistry Awarded $2 Million to Train Dentists to Treat People with Disabilities – NYU News

NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a nearly $ 2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train dentists and other health professionals to provide oral health care to people with disabilities and complex medical conditions. This is the fourth HRSA grant awarded to the Department of Pediatric… Read More »

The 3-D Printing Revolution In Dentistry Is Already Happening – Forbes

3-D printed dental appliances Image courtesy 3D Systems The COVID-19 crisis put additive manufacturing (AM, also known as 3-D printing) into the headlines in a big way, as many of those with AM capabilities quickly jumped into producing much-needed but all-too-scarce medical PPE, such as respirators and face shields. But there’s an area of medicine… Read More »

Dentistry is not nonessential – Dentistry IQ

© Cindy Greaves | Dreamstime.com The decision to classify dental offices as nonessential during the coronavirus pandemic, and limit office visits to emergency care, puts us back 30 years or more—back when dentistry was considered necessary only when someone had a toothache. I am reminded of the statement some years ago by the US Surgeon… Read More »

Carolina Dentistry launches virtual oral health care helpline – UNC Chapell Hill

North Carolinians now have access to virtual dental services during the COVID-19 outbreak, thanks to a new initiative at Carolina Dentistry, a part of the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. Starting today, Carolina Dentistry is offering teledentistry services through a virtual helpline to patients and oral health care providers across the state. This patient-centered service… Read More »

Scammers pose as Illinois Board of Dentistry representatives – AdVantageNEWS.com

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation is warning of a phone scam where the caller claims to be from the Illinois Board of Dentistry. The scammer spoofs the call number to make it appear like it is from a department number (217-785-0800). At least one call has been reported in Illinois already, and… Read More »