November 25 2015

What are the important questions when evaluating an oral lesion?

Discovering an oral lesion in the patients’ mouth can be a cause of concern and can provoke fear and...
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November 17 2015

What is the best antibiotic for orofacial infections of an endodontic nature?

Infections of an endodontic nature that are associated with orofacial pain are typically caused by obligate anaerobic bacteria. Given...
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November 10 2015

Sugar reduction: The evidence for action

During the last week of October 2015, Public Health England (PHE) published a report on the ruinous health effects...
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November 4 2015

The pros and cons of local anesthetics used in dentistry

Presently, the majority of local anesthetics used in dentistry are amides with esters being rarely administered. Vasoconstrictors, such as...
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October 28 2015

Using bacteria to fight disease may one day improve oral health

A trip to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking event. We’re helpless as these oral professionals examine our mouths...
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October 14 2015

Tooth decay more prevalent in younger students

New statistics show 17 per cent of children checked last year by public health staff had tooth decay. Staff...
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October 7 2015

Dr. Archie Morrison speaks about the update to the systematic review on osteonecrosis of the jaw

In this short interview, Dr. Archie Morrison speaks about the update to the 2009 systematic review on osteonecrosis of...
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September 29 2015

Alleviating anxiety during dental visits

The thought of sitting in a dentist’s chair has filled me with terror for as long as I can...
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September 22 2015

Tiny silica particles could be used to repair damaged teeth, research shows

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in...
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September 16 2015

What are Canadian dental professional students taught about infant, toddler and prenatal oral health

Establishing dental homes for children at an early age is an important step toward instilling good oral health practices...
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