Dental News

All the latest dental news, opinions, tools of the trade reviews and research from Bite magazine.

A healthy mouth helps to maintain balanced metabolic profiles

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Common oral infections, periodontal diseases and caries, are associated with inflammatory metabolic profiles related to an increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases, a new study...

ADA to work with government to implement Senate report recommendations 

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The Australian Dental Association has said it is ready to work with the Albanese Government to put into practice some key recommendations from the...

Tooth enamel damage in celiac disease may be caused by an...

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According to a recent study, tooth enamel damage common in celiac disease may be caused by an autoimmune reaction triggered by gut or food...

Scientists work to bring tissue regeneration to replace root canal treatment

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Want to avoid a root canal? In the future, you might be able to opt for tissue regeneration instead. US scientists are testing a...

Lifting the veneer on cosmetic procedures by dental practitioners

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Practitioners and patients are being urged to exercise caution when considering aesthetic dental procedures, as consultations to strengthen safeguards on the wider non-surgical cosmetic...

Launch of new online resource as research highlights high burnout rate...

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A free online resource focusing on the mental health and wellbeing of Australian dental practitioners has just launched as new research highlights the significant...

ADA slams Reserve Bank governor’s ill-informed comments 

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The Australian Dental Association’s new president Dr Scott Davis has hit back at recent claims by the Reserve Bank governor that the cost of dentistry...

First-of-its-kind splatter study examines infection control during oral surgery

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US researchers have examined the patterns of splatter contamination created by rotary instruments and irrigation during oral surgery. This study by a team at...

UK soft drink tax linked to decrease in child hospital admissions...

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The UK soft drink industry levy introduced in 2018 may have reduced by 12 per cent the number of children under age 18 having...

Partnership to boost oral cancer early detection

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Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has partnered with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners to ensure general practitioners across Australia have the tools they need to...

ADA NSW calls on patients to use or lose dental benefits 

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ADA NSW is reminding those with health insurance cover for dental treatment that now is the time to use or lose their dental benefits...

Special toothpaste may lower risk of allergic reactions for adults with...

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US researchers have demonstrated that a specially formulated toothpaste can be successfully used for oral mucosal immunotherapy (OMIT). Oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy—introducing small amounts...