Top 5 Oral Science Articles of 2017

Top 5 Oral Science Articles of 2017

With the New Year right around the corner, we felt it was the perfect time to take a look back and reflect on 2017.

Many articles were published on the Oral Science Club this year, but these five were the ones that caught everyone’s attention. You were interested in topics about Advantage Arrest-silver diamine fluoride, xerostomia and a tale about who can get the green out first. 

5. SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE IN ORAL HEALTH MAGAZINE

This article shows how much of a true paradigm shift arresting tooth decay, even if cavitations are present, represents for dentistry!

The conclusion of the article is "Silver diamine fluoride has the potential to play a very important role in minimally invasive dentistry for patients of all ages."

>> To read the full article, click here.

4. WHO CAN GET THE GREEN OUT FIRST? - A FATHER'S WAR ON CAVITIES

Daniel Patterson, contributor at the Huffington Post, parent strategist, teen coach, author, husband and father won his fight on cavities with his child by using the Plaque HD toothpaste! He told his story in an article called: "A Father's War On Cavities

For Daniel Patterson, Plaque HD was a true game changer... and it can be for your patients too!

>> To read the full article, click here.

3. ADVANTAGE ARREST GRANTED A NEW INDICATION

The word has been out in the Canadian dental community for many months now, and scientific literature also shows it1; Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) can arrest cavities even if cavitated lesions are present.

Today, we have something new coming from Health Canada to announce; Health Canada has recently granted Advantage Arrest (NPN 80075746) the indication...

>> To read the full article, click here.

2. XEROSTOMIA: WHAT SHOULD YOUR PATIENTS EAT OR DRINK?

Xerostomia affects approximately 20% of the population and can be very unpleasant. In addition to the drastic consequences that it has on oral health (caries, oral lesions, bad breath, etc.), it brings with it a lot of complications such as difficulty swallowing, which can impact eating and drinking. 



This is why we wish to support you in helping your patients with a list of foods to promote as well as avoid.

>> To read the full article, click here.

1. 5 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SDF EXPLAINED BY DR. JEANNETTE MACLEAN, DDS

Discover 5 misconceptions about Silver Diamine Fluoride in an article published in the August 2017 edition of the Dental Town Magazine

Jeannette MacLean, DDS, private practice pediatric dentist and owner at Affiliated Children’s Dental Specialists in Arizona, is a pioneer in the use of SDF. She decided to address what she considers to be the five most common SDF misconceptions.

>> To read the full article, click here.

This was the review of the articles that generated the most views this year. We hope you enjoyed it!

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