Going Green in Dentistry

The dental industry is working on multiple fronts to improve its environmental sustainability, just like other industries trying to reduce their carbon footprint. As a key supplier to…

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Aerosol Exposure at the Dental Office: What Are the Risks?

These days, virtually every activity outside the home carries some amount of risk, however small it may be. Even essential activities, like going to the doctor or the dentist,…

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Stockpiling Supplies: How the Supply Chain Has Been Affected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned entire supply chains upside down. Many consumers are now trying to go directly to manufacturing companies for products that run scarce, like personal…

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Superiority of Electrospun Nanofibers in Face Masks

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all been forced to implement changes to our daily lives, with one major adjustment being the need to wear face masks…

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Richmond’s Cotton Pellets Receive Best Product Award from Dental Product Shopper

We’re proud to announce another win for Richmond Dental and Medical! Our 100% Cotton Pellets have earned a 2020 Best Product Award from Dental Product Shopper, a premier publication…

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Richmond Dental and Medical Introduces Reusable Isolation Gowns

Company Rises to Meet Marketplace Need for PPE   December 7, 2020 (CHARLOTTE, NC) In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Richmond has unveiled a reusable isolation gown…

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Oral Mucosal Health and Dental Care in Cirrhosis Patients: What the Research Is Saying

Cirrhosis, or late-stage scarring of the liver caused by various diseases and conditions, is a common immunosuppressive disease that often requires transplantation. Most people are aware of how…

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Oral Bacteria May Cause Colon and Other Cancers to Spread

Cancer is the second most leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, new cancer cases in 2019 were estimated at 1.75 million, over 600,000 resulting…

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Partner Spotlight: The Center for Research & Education in Technology (CRET)

From time to time, we like to highlight the incredible organizations that we have the privilege of working with across the dental industry. Today, we’re shining the spotlight…

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Richmond’s 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponges Earn Best Product Award 2020

We’re thrilled to announce that Richmond Dental and Medical has earned recognition for product excellence once again! Following wins in 2017 and 2019, the company’s 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge…

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Preventing Dental Damage During Surgical Procedures

According to a recent study, dental damage claims are some of the most common in hospital operating room and ambulatory surgery center settings. For hospital operating rooms, 19.6…

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The State of Dentistry After the COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s been six months since the Novel Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19, was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Every line of work has seen many changes since…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Global Shortage of PPE

PPE is a term that many of us went most of our lives without hearing—that is, until recently, when the COVID-19 pandemic thrust PPE into the spotlight. You’ve…

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Dental and Medical Health: More Interconnected Than You Think

Researchers have found many connections between one’s oral health and one’s health in general. Not only can dental problems affect the rest of your body, but also, dental…

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Dental Tourism: A Tranquil Solution to Expensive Dental Care?

Imagine recovering from dental surgery while relaxing on a sparkling beach along the Mediterranean. Now, imagine the surgery was so affordable that you still have room in your…

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“Tooth-on-a-Chip” Technology: A Glimpse into the Future of Dentistry

Dental researchers have long been striving to find new technologies and breakthroughs that make dental care easier and more effective for the patient. Last year, they saw a…

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Advances in Dental Technology

Since the dental industry is constantly adapting to meet the needs of patients, many dentists find it challenging to stay up-to-date with all the new developments. In order…

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Everything You Need To Know About Dental Crowns

In an earlier post, we discussed how crown procedures aren’t happening as often these days. Are Americans trending toward having healthier teeth--probably not, especially with sugar consumption on…

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Dentistry Around the Globe: Dealing with Coronavirus

As the world begins to recover from one of the worst pandemics in history, we are trying to get used to some sort of new normal. Face coverings…

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Dental Identification and Forensic Odontology: A Look at Forensic Dentistry

If you’re one of the hundreds of millions of Americans that listen to true crime, chances are you’ve heard about a case that was solved by forensic dentistry.…

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