TOP DENTAL NEWS
Lantis Laser upgrades OCT system
April 1, 2008 -- Lantis Laser is partnering with Axsun Technologies to upgrade its optical coherence tomography (OCT) dental system.  Discuss
Report offers microscopy imaging techniques to study biomaterials
April 1, 2008 -- Research and Market's report -- "Dental Biomaterials: Imaging, Testing, And Modelling" -- is a guide on the use and performance of dental biomaterials.  Discuss
BioCad and Dale Dental form partnership
April 1, 2008 -- BioCad has announced that Dale Dental will be their exclusive outsource laboratory with rights to manufacture, design, and distribute BioCad products to laboratories within the U.S.  Discuss
New software lets dentists detect osteoporosis
April 1, 2008 -- Dentists can now add osteoporosis to the growing list of systemic diseases they might be able to detect. All with the help of a new software application -- Osteodent -- which is designed to detect osteoporosis by reading dental X-rays. The software was developed at the School of Dentistry and the Division of Imaging Sciences at the University of Manchester.  Discuss
Handheld x-ray machines: Hi res = lower quality?
April 1, 2008 -- Is your handheld x-ray unit giving you lower quality images? This problem is being investigated in two upcoming studies in the April issue of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology.  Discuss
NADL's website educates consumers on contaminated restorations
March 31, 2008 -- A recent investigative report by WBNS-TV of Columbus, OH, found lead contamination in crowns coming into the U.S. from overseas. Following the report, the ADA issued a tip sheet for dentists concerned about contaminated restorations. Now the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) has launched a website for consumers.  Discuss
FDA clears Biolase lasers for root canal disinfection
March 25, 2008 -- Biolase Technology's Waterlase and Waterlase MD laser systems have received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for root canal disinfection.  Discuss
DentalEZ introduces new sonic scalers
March 25, 2008 -- DentalEZ has introduced new sonic scalers that it claims provide a gentle cleaning for patients while removing stubborn calculus deposits and stains.  Discuss
Gordon Christensen on veneers
March 25, 2008 -- The inside scoop on which veneers to use and when, plus real-world tips and tools.  Discuss
Seven secrets to calming kids
March 24, 2008 -- Veteran kid wranglers can turn the fussiest children into exceedingly patient patients. DrBicuspid.com interviewed some of the nation’s leading experts for their tips on terminating tantrums.  Discuss
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