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An article entitled “Relationships and referrals,” in the most recent quarterly JADA Specialty Scan on Endodontics, includes research findings about the referral relationship between general dentists and endodontists. It reported that 43 percent of dentists refer patients to endodontists.
Charlotte, N.C.—Dr. Ray Bowen, of the ADA Foundation Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center, received the 2014 American Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award March 19 here at the AADR 43rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
The relationship between a bacterium and a fungus may be responsible for early childhood caries, report University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine investigators online Feb. 24 in the journal Infection and Immunity.