It’s a girl, it’s a boy, it’s a … breakthrough!

  Leave it to the California Dental Association to propagate progress. A Facebook post the CDA shared this week explains the unique cover concept of its award-winning peer-reviewed scientific publication: Pink or blue? Check your mailbox next week to see which version of the February Journal you receive. The first-ever dual covers celebrate the diversity of our editorial contributors and members. Inside […]

‘Voice for children’s oral health’ among Gies honorees

More young children suffer from tooth decay than from any other chronic condition, including asthma, according to the Children’s Dental Health Project. Kids at the highest risk for dental decay inspired pediatric dentist Dr. Burton Edelstein visit to Congress in 1996. One year later, he created the Children’s Dental Health Project as “the voice for children’s oral health.” And […]

2016: already a banner year for oral health.

It’s only January 27 and the world of dentistry is awash in good news. From headline news in the LA Times about a smokeless tobacco ban at Dodger Stadium, and a Mouthing Off blog post about the American Student Dental Association’s February Wellness Challenge, to social media blasts about the Institute of Oral Health’s Inaugural In Motion: 5K Run, Walk, Fun, 2016 […]