Monthly Archives: January 2014

Key role for Fusobacterium adhesin in non-orthodontic periodontal inflammation

A report from News-Medical.net: By Kirsty Oswald, medwireNews Reporter Researchers from China have found that patients with gingivitis and periodontitis are more likely to have Fusobacterium nucleatum carrying the novel Fusobacterium adhesin A (fadA) than periodontally healthy people. The results suggest that fadA, which is required for entry of the bacterium into endothelial cells, plays […]

High-fluoride paste may prevent white spots from braces

A report from Pakistan Observer: Friday, January 24, 2014 – ADOLESCENTS may not be able to get out of wearing braces, but using a high-fluoride toothpaste for the duration could help them avoid white marks the devices often leave behind, according to a new study from Sweden. The special paste with almost four times the […]

High-fluoride paste may prevent white spots from braces

A report from Pakistan Observer: Friday, January 24, 2014 – ADOLESCENTS may not be able to get out of wearing braces, but using a high-fluoride toothpaste for the duration could help them avoid white marks the devices often leave behind, according to a new study from Sweden. The special paste with almost four times the […]

Braces: the good, the bad, and the ugly

A report from Dentistry IQ: Ahh, the excitement of getting braces off! Those of us who have had braces (including myself — traditional and Invisalign) can relate to this big moment in life! No more hassle with flossing, getting food stuck in the brackets, and wires poking into the cheek. So after the big day […]

Orthodontic Assistan

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High-fluoride toothpaste may prevent tooth decay from braces

A report from Fox News: Adolescents may not be able to get out of wearing braces, but using a high-fluoride toothpaste for the duration could help them avoid white marks the devices often leave behind, according to a new study from Sweden. The special paste with almost four times the usual fluoride content helped prevent […]

Align Technology Promotes Raphael Pascaud to Vice President International

A report from Orthodontic Products: Published on Monday, 20 January 2014 08:40 Raphael S. Pascaud has been promoted to vice president international for Align Technology Inc, San Jose, Calif. He assumes the position vacated by Richard Twomey, who left the company at the end of 2013 to become CEO of a leading global healthcare products […]

UPMC Children’s is expanding into the big business of orthodontic services

A report from Pittsburgh Post Gazette: There are a lot of children with crooked teeth out there, and in the Pittsburgh region, dozens of orthodontists stand ready to treat them. Most are private practices, but now, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is stepping into the ring with full-service orthodontics, according to a Jan. 8 […]

Stellar school presentations for dental hygienists to offer on oral health

A report from RDH: The local school wants you to talk about oral health to students by Tami Farmer, RDH, CDA February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This is the month schools across the country focus on raising awareness about the importance of good oral health. This is the month hygienists are either excited […]

Stellar school presentations

A report from RDH: The local school wants you to talk about oral health to students by Tami Farmer, RDH, CDA February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This is the month schools across the country focus on raising awareness about the importance of good oral health. This is the month hygienists are either excited […]