CDC: Minorities still most at risk for caries

Fewer young people in the U.S. reportedly have dental caries, but minority children continue to have higher rates when compared to their peers, according to a data brief the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released in April.

Dentists flood Capitol Hill

In a conference room that used to be President Harry S. Truman’s office on Capitol Hill, seven dentists and two dental students from Missouri filled a meeting table. Sitting in what’s now the office of Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the dentists and students were...

Pitt dental school names new dean

The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine named Dr. Bernard J. Costello as its new dean beginning April 1.