What Are the Impacts of Dental Charities?

For many of us, making regular trips to the dentist is seen as an essential, albeit slightly inconvenient, part of our lives. However, for those who live at…

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Benefits of Disposable Medical Supplies Versus Reusable

When deciding whether to utilize disposable or reusable medical supplies at your practice, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of each option. Here’s a quick breakdown…

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Do You Know Where Your Dental & Medical Supplies Come From?

Inadequate, poorly constructed supplies can lead to complications, unfavorable health outcomes for patients, and in some cases, lawsuits. If you’re in charge of the purchasing for your healthcare…

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Healing Broken Bones With a Biodegradable Patch

Depending on the severity of the injury, broken bones can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months to fully mend. The process can be painful,…

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What Are the Different Types of Registered Medical Devices?

Before a medical device is approved for use in patient care, it must be cleared by various regulatory bodies to ensure the utmost safety and compliance. Richmond Dental…

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Understanding Cotton Prices

When it comes to manmade materials like plastic and polyester, prices are largely influenced by oil, demand, and inflation.  Polyester and Rayon do compete with Cotton in certain…

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8 Fast Facts About Our Nation’s 68 Dental Schools

Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in the dental field or curious about the next generation of dental professionals, here are 8 quick facts about the…

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The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Odontology

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) is opening a world of possibilities for dentists. From shorter procedures to lower patient costs, researchers have already identified several ways that…

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Advances in Dentistry: Researchers Complete Single-Cell Atlas of Human Teeth

Over the past century, advances in dentistry have been nothing short of spectacular, and the latest announcement from researchers at the University of Zurich is no exception. They’ve…

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Life: The Importance of Cancer Screenings & Regular Checkup

Did you know that over 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer each year? The tragic reality is that 9,750 of those diagnosed will die from…

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The Effects of Acidic Food and Drinks on Enamel

We all love a morning coffee or perhaps a soda on the weekends, but have you ever stopped to consider how acidic drinks like these may be affecting…

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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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