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Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Quick Poll Results

Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Quick Poll Results

The purpose of this Quick Poll was to evaluate Network participants’ perceptions regarding the impact of National Dental PBRN participation on various aspects of their clinical and business outcomes including clinical decision-making, internal and external relations, organizational culture, and risk management.

Member Spotlight: Dr. Kristi Soileau

Member Spotlight: Dr. Kristi Soileau

Crystal Schaeffer, RDH, from the Midwestern region, joined the FreSH study to enhance her understanding of tobacco use. She shares her experiences addressing tobacco use with patients, her team’s recruitment strategies for the study, and the valuable training she received from the PBRN. Crystal says being in the FreSH study has made her eager to continue helping people quit smoking even after the study concludes.

Webinar: Periodontal Adjunctive Antibiotics Study

Webinar: Periodontal Adjunctive Antibiotics Study

This webinar delves into the intricate role of adjunctive antibiotics in periodontal treatment, a complex yet valuable tool in the field. It aims to provide the latest insights on their use, prescription patterns, and best practices. The webinar also highlights the PAAS study, a randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of adjunctive antibiotics in treating periodontal disease.

Webinar: Best Practices For The FreSH Study

Webinar: Best Practices for the FreSH Study

Catch the recording of the insightful FreSH Study Webinar held on January 30th, 2024. Led by experts Dr. Sandra Japuntich and Dr. Matthew Carpenter, the session provides effective strategies for recruiting and treating cigarette smokers. A must-watch for practitioners and those interested in tobacco control and behavioral medicine.

Crystal Schaeffer Testimonial

Crystal Schaeffer Testimonial

Crystal Schaeffer, RDH, from the Midwestern region, joined the FreSH study to enhance her understanding of tobacco use. She shares her experiences addressing tobacco use with patients, her team’s recruitment strategies for the study, and the valuable training she received from the PBRN. Crystal says being in the FreSH study has made her eager to continue helping people quit smoking even after the study concludes.

How Long Do Posterior Composite Fillings Typically Last?

How long do posterior composite fillings typically last?

Have you ever wondered how long your posterior composite restorations last? In the largest US study to date, Dr. Thankam Thyvalikakath and colleagues analyzed over 700,000 posterior composite restoration placed in 200,000 patients across 99 Network dental practices. The findings from this Electronic Dental Records (EDR) analysis have been recently published in the Journal of Dentistry.  

2023 Publication Highlights

2023 Publication Highlights

Explore the 2023 highlights from the network’s publications, offering insights on topics ranging from cracked teeth and TMD management to telemedicine in dentistry and PPE use. These findings may inspire you to reconsider your current practices and adapt to the evolving landscape of dental healthcare.

Webinar: Post-Operative Pain Study Updates

Webinar: Post-Operative Pain Study Updates

Watch our most recent webinar where Dr. Walji, Dr. Tungare, and Dr. Alan Law discuss the POPS study. They highlight the importance of active post-operative symptom tracking in identifying patients with less than ideal pain experiences, enabling timely intervention and personalized care, preliminary results from the POPS study, and discussion on audience questions.