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James Sorge
Meet the Evaluator: James Sorge, DMD
Author: James Sorge
Date: 07/30/2014 05:07pm

I accepted the invitation to become a Dental Product Shopper evaluator in order to give some real world feedback to other dental professionals. It’s nice when I read doctor’s reviews and feedback on items I am interested in, and I hope I provide similar feedback. 

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Joshua Howard
Meet the Evaluator: Joshua D. Howard, D.M.D.
Date: 07/30/2014 04:41pm

Early in my career, I realized how difficult and stressful dentistry can be. I also learned that the latest materials, technology and techniques could make dentistry easier and more fulfilling as well as improve the patient experience.  

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Bob Alaburda
Oral Health America Announces NSTEP Slogan Winner
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 07/30/2014 09:27am

When Dental Product Shopper first blogged about Oral Health America and the NSTEP program, the group was still seeking its annual slogan contest winner. With more than 1500 submissions, the 13th Annual NSTEP Slogan Contest is Alex Smith, whose slogan, "Play with grit, strive to hit, but never spit!" was deemed the top selection.

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Jason Schwartz
Livionex’s Dental Gel Attacks Plaque Like Never Before
Date: 07/29/2014 09:24am

Livionex’s Dental Gel is a newly formulated oral paste that has the ability to “break the molecular bond of plaque,” according to the press release touting the product's accomplishment.

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Dave Pavlak
Custom Fit Mouthguards Provide Better Care to Athletes
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 07/25/2014 11:50am

The Academy of General Dentistry reports that custom-fit mouthguards provide more protection and can be an asset in concussion protection for those in athletic competition.

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Sheri B. Doniger
The "New' Cosmetic Dentistry
Date: 07/24/2014 01:01pm

Has the economy affected your practice? I have heard this from numerous practitioners over the past 5 years. The question truly is not “has it” but “is it still?”

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Gail Weisman
KS Cancer Cells Caused by Gum Disease Byproduct
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 07/21/2014 08:55am

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio have found that 2 separate byproducts in individuals with gum disease can provoke the growth of Kaposi sarcoma tumors in the mouth.

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Bob Alaburda
DHA omega-3 Improves Periodontal Disease
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 07/18/2014 08:59am

Suffering from periodontal disease can cause gum inflammation, damage to the soft tissue and bones that support teeth, and in serious cases, some individuals can lose their teeth. Researchers from Harvard University have found a link between adding more DHA omega-3 with improved periodontal disease.

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Jason Schwartz
Support Growing for HIV Testing in Australian Dental Clinics
Date: 07/17/2014 09:10am

According to an article from Medical News Today, more than 80% of oral health patients are prepared to receive rapid HIV testing in a dental setting in Australia. The results came from a study from the Sydney University HIV Testing Symposium.

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Dave Pavlak
Michael Buble Finds the Dental Chair for a Second Time During Tour
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 07/16/2014 10:18am

Flip open a celebrity magazine and you’ll see their million dollar smiles flashing across the pages. Singer Michael Buble has had to do a little extra work to keep his teeth in perfect condition after his second dental related incident in the past 2 months.

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