Washington—Participants of the sixth U.S. National Oral Health Alliance's leadership colloquium will discuss strengthening the dental care delivery system when they gather June 17-18 at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
Tulsa, Okla.—Blood tests on patients of an oral surgeon under investigation here for infection control violations yielded 65 positive results for hepatitis C virus and three for hepatitis B, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Seattle—Supported by educational grants from the Colgate-Palmolive Co., the American Dental Education Association presented awards to dental educators during the 2013 ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition here in March.
A fluoride solution applied to bio-resorbable synthetic hydroxyapatite granules—a bone supplement material—promotes bone regeneration, say findings of a study reported in the April issue of Journal of Oral Implantology.
Boston—Dentists who had connections to the Boston Marathon on April 15 recounted being there or having their practices shut down during the ensuing investigation that captured international attention. Here are some of their stories:
Springfield, Ill.—Illinois is the latest state to issue regulations on how health care providers, including dentists, can participate in social couponing websites without violating unethical fee-splitting laws.