Disaster assistance available for Denti-Cal providers, beneficiaries

Denti-Cal providers and beneficiaries in nine counties impacted by the Carr and Cranston fires will receive processing exceptions to expedite replacement of removable dental appliances, a special Denti-Cal Bulletin states. According to the August Bulletin, claims will...

FDA warns against use of OTC benzocaine teething products

The FDA has taken action to stop the use of over-the-counter benzocaine oral health products for young children, stating that the products “pose serious safety risks, especially those with no demonstrated benefit.” In addition to warning consumers that...

August Journal features craniofacial physiology

The August issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association highlights craniofacial physiology in dentistry. Articles include a review of the genesis of craniofacial biology, a summary of the eruption of teeth, an overview of the pathophysiology of oral...