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Dental World

Published quarterly, Dental World includes news of the Academy, its Foundation, and its Regions and Sections in the United States and abroad. This offical newsletter of the Pierre Fauchard Academy contains news of individual members throughout the world, announcements of meetings, abstracts of selected articles from the world of dentistry with comments, reviews of books written by PFA members, and occasional editorials.  Dental World appears four times a year as an insert in Dental Abstracts which is distributed bimonthly as part of the membership benefits to Fellows of the Academy.

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Dental Abstracts

Dental Abstracts is the official publication of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Information from around the globe is presented in this bimonthly publication featuring approximately 50 abstracts from key articles in dentistry. Dental Abstracts keeps dentists informed of developments and advances in general dentistry and its specialties in an easy-to-read, abstract format. Graphs, tables, and figures that have appeared in original articles are also included. This time-saving publication covers topics such as guided tissue regeneration, treatments for anterior single tooth implants, clinical evaluation of dentin bonding agents, and more.

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It seems to be about that time I guess. My term as President is concluding in October and the plans for the meeting in Denver are well under way. I’ve enjoyed my time in the position and hope I’ve had a positive impact on the organization. It’s interesting to be in a position such as this in that so much of what one does is never seen. I’ve had more pictures taken of me in different settings than I ever could have imagined, and am quite convinced that the number in any one setting is more than I was in at any of my daughters’ weddings. I have to say it’s a bit humbling. Let’s be honest, I’m not good looking, not a famous dentist from the lecture and CE circuit, and don’t look as good in a tuxedo as I used to. Nonetheless, members still want a picture with the President. It’s great to know that it matters to our Fellows to have an officer at their meetings.


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Dental Abstracts (2017)

February 06, 2017
  • “Role of Dentists in Obesity Prevention in Children”
  • Dentist migration and retention
  • Sharing information
  • Dental World
  • Table of Contents
  • Editorial Board
  • Orthodontic pain control
  • Recall of dental pain and anxiety
  • Candida presence in asymptomatic persons
  • Survival of root-filled teeth
  • Diagnosing painful conditions accurately
  • Circadian rhythm
  • Continuing aspirin and clopidogrel during simple extraction
  • Measuring the impact of scholarly articles
  • Maxillary incisor shape esthetics
  • Dentist’s role in celiac disease
  • Oral effects of cannabis
  • Odontogenic infections
  • Novel oral anticoagulants
  • Patients with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
  • Preterm and low-birthweight infants
  • Patients with Down syndrome
  • Facebook tools
  • Branding the practice
  • Asking for referrals
  • Good advice for dentists
  • Dentist’s role with expanded function staff
  • Dismissing a patient
  • Infection precautions
  • Cost-related dental non-attendance among seniors
  • Oral health promotion messages
  • Integrated oral health care delivery
  • Interprofessional dental practice model
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tobacco use and mucosal lesions
  • Diabetes screening in periodontal offices
  • Dental drugs during pregnancy
  • Progression of peri-implant disease
  • Interproximal cleansing
  • Dentists on Facebook
  • Dental provider precautions
  • National and international patterns in older adult dentition
  • Creating a new paradigm
  • Prevalence estimates in the US
  • Periodontal disease and diabetes
  • Plaque preserves bacteria and food on ancient teeth
  • Antibiotic overuse risks patients' health
  • Ultra-running—is it for everyone?
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    Submission of photos and articles about Section activities are accepted for possible publication in the Dental World. Please contact the Editor for more information.

    Photos submitted must be large and high enough resolution for printing, usually the minimum size is 4" x 6" and 600dpi resolution at 22 picas wide (after cropping) if sent electronically, and compressed JPEG photo images (.JPG ) are best for sending electronically. Sending actual photo prints on photographic paper via regular postal mail is also accepted.

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    Dental World Submission Due Dates:

    2015 May/June Issue: 4/14/15

    2015 September/October Issue: 8/14/15

    2015 November/December Issue: 10/14/15

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