IDA congratulates Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, who has been named dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Murdoch-Kinch will begin her tenure at IUSD on July 1 and will be the first female dean in IUSD's history. She will be the school's tenth dean and succeeds the retiring Dr.
It’s best not to brush teeth immediately after eating, especially after consuming something acidic, according to American Dental Association spokesperson Dr. Julius N. Manz. The ADA's MouthHealthy.org website provides additional information on toothbrushing methods and toothbrush care for dental professionals and for patients.
The demographic of older adults (i.e., 65 years of age and older) is growing and likely will be an increasingly large part of dental practice in the coming years. Although better than in years past, the typical aging patient’s baseline health state can be complicated by comorbid conditions (e.g., hypertension, diabetes