TOP DENTAL NEWS
Hispanics: The untapped market
March 18, 2008 -- One in seven people in the U.S. is Hispanic and that proportion is growing. The population wave offers huge opportunities to dentists who learn how to ride it.  Discuss
Inside the spa dentistry market
March 17, 2008 -- Want to take your practice to the next level -- the spa level? Research and Market's new report The US Dental Spa Market 2007 has information about market size, structure, trends, and more.  Discuss
NewTom owners get special service
March 17, 2008 -- AFP Imaging Corporation recently announced that new owners of its cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging system, NewTom will receive up to ten free diagnostic reports from i-dontics' clinical imaging experts.  Discuss
Superhygienists a step closer
March 17, 2008 -- The advanced dental hygiene practitioner (ADHP) legislation, gained more ground as it passed the Minnesota Senate finance subcommittee on March 13.  Discuss
7-year-old asphyxiates after extraction
March 14, 2008 -- It's a dentist's worst nightmare: A routine procedure turns suddenly, irrevocably wrong. A patient dies.  Discuss
Komet introduces dentin-preserving bur
March 13, 2008 -- On the look-out for tools to ease that drill-and-fill routine? Komet USA has introduced a new bur to its line of ceramic instruments, which the company claims is highly effective for minimally invasive drilling, and preservation of healthy tooth structure.  Discuss
Can you whiten without bleach?
March 12, 2008 -- Power Swabs, a new nonbleach whitening product, promises great results. But experts say you can get good effects from whitening products already on the market -- as long as you don't care about the insides of your teeth.  Discuss
ADEA offers updated guide to dental schools
March 12, 2008 -- Planning to apply to dental school next year? The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has a resource that could streamline the process. The 2008 ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools offers information on dental schools in North America, and is now available for purchase.  Discuss
3M offers free online dental training
March 12, 2008 -- 3M ESPE has launched Espertise Interactive Learning, a new Web site that offers free online training resources for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, technicians, and office staff. The mix includes canned continuing education classes (for credit), tutorials on 3M dental products, and live interactive webcasts.  Discuss
Mouth rinse causes stains?
March 11, 2008 -- Crest's Pro-Health Rinse is a popular alternative to alcohol-based products. But is the rinse staining some peoples' teeth?  Discuss
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