MultiBrief: New tooth sheriff in town: ADA names new president
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MultiBrief: New tooth sheriff in town: ADA names new president

The American Dental Association (ADA) recently installed its 156th president. The position was awarded to Dr. Chad P. Gehani of Queens, New York. Dr. Gehani and the new and returning officers were installed in their offices before proceedings of the ADA House of Delegates at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco. The…

Dentistry of the future? An army of miniature robots could wipe out tooth decay
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Dentistry of the future? An army of miniature robots could wipe out tooth decay

What if, with one marching order, a swarm of micro-robots (directed by magnets!) could break apart and remove dental plaque from a tooth? A cross-disciplinary partnership among dentists, biologists and engineers agree that it’s possible in the very near future. A team of scientists from the three fields at the University of Pennsylvania have developed…

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