Dental Digest - 📰 2021 Week#21

🧠 Mental health initiative 🦸‍♂️️ Tooth hero in sports dentistry 🕵️‍♂️ Behind the billions lost in dental fraud

  • Mental health initiative for dentists launched. (Dental Tribune)

  • A gentler strategy for avoiding childhood dental decay. (Medical Xpress)

  • How to be a tooth hero in sports dentistry. (ASDA Blog)

  • Activated charcoal toothpastes do not increase erosive tooth wear. (Science Direct)

  • International Association for Dental Research Finds Saliva Does Not Transmit Covid-19 in Dental Offices. (John Flucke)

  • When Dental Patients Pop the Question ‘Can You Help Me?’ (Spear)

  • Behind the billions lost: Dental fraud is rare but costly. (

  • The role of topical anesthetics in the treatment of pediatric facial lacerations.(Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

  • Would a dentist get any money if a patient only comes in for a cleaning? (r/Dentistry)

  • The top three risks to dentists’ income as a result of illness or injury. (

What have you found interesting recently?

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