January 13, 2007
Dentistry in the News, Recent Highlights
Just a few selections showing how dentistry is being portrayed in recent news articles.
Pacifier Use Assists In Reducing Incidence Of SIDS, Study Finds (January 11, 2007): http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/01/070111104340.htm
Soxman, Jane A. Non-nutritive sucking with a pacifier: Pros and cons.
General Dentistry, January/February 2007, pages 59-62
Dentists Sink Their Teeth Into Fighting Alcoholism - Patients Approve
Wednesday January 10, 4:10 pm ET (Yahoo News): http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/070110/clw153.html?.v=2
Alcohol screening in dental patients: The prevalence of hazardous drinking and patients’ attitudes about screening and advice
Peter M. Miller, Michele C. Ravenel, Abigail E. Shealy, and Suzanne Thomas. J Am Dent Assoc 2006; 137: 1692-1698.
Take Precaution - Stop Fluoridation: http://www.openpr.com/news/14406/Take-Precaution-Stop-Fluoridation.html
"The precautionary principle calls for preventive actions in the face of uncertain information about risks."
What Does the Precautionary Principle Mean for Evidence-Based Dentistry?
Joel Tickner, ScDa, Melissa Coffin, BAb
Journal of Evidence-based Dental Practice, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 6-15 (March 2006)
Posted by pfa at January 13, 2007 03:16 PM