New AAP Recommendation

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new recommendations about preventing the most common chronic illness in childhood: dental caries. The recommendations states that all children should start using fluoridated toothpaste as soon as the first tooth appears. Previous recommendations called for...

UMKC Dental School Helps Relieve Burden for Local Emergency Room

Originally posted by the American Dental Association – Read moreĀ ADA Action for Dental Health success stories. Students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) dental clinic and local community health centers are helping to relieve the burden a local hospital faces in treating people with...

Ebola Virus Disease Information

While the possibility of infected persons entering the U.S. remains low, the CDC advises that healthcare providers in the U.S. should consider Ebola in the differential diagnosis of febrile illness, with compatible symptoms, in any person with recent (within 21 days) travel history in the affected countries...

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