6 Cavity Myths Busted

For years myths about the cause of cavities have been held on to as fact. Today we set the record straight and give you the truth about decay. By: Dr. Kim Kutsch MYTH 1: Brushing and flossing are enough to fight decay. FACT: Brushing and flossing alone do not kill the bacteria that are the real…

The Regulatory Side of Oral Sleep Devices

A dental laboratory technician is rarely seen by the patient, yet is always in the foreground of a successful device. For many years, when lecturing to my contemporaries and newcomers, I often joked that “we are the Men in Black, no one knows we exist”. Up until the 1990’s, dental labs and technicians have only…

Gray Market a Murky Issue for Dentists

New ADA News series aims to educate on various perspectives BY KELLY SODERLUND Editor’s note: This is the first in a series focusing on the gray market and how it affects dentists, patients and manufacturers. The path a dental product takes from the manufacturer to the dental office is typically a straight and trustworthy one.…