Dental Excellence Awards voting begins
October 13, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New/Updated Software/Service.  Discuss
New product: Nobel Biocare debuts arch system at AAOMS
October 12, 2017 -- Nobel Biocare has launched the Trefoil arch system at the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 2017 annual meeting in San Francisco.  Discuss
NYU researcher awarded $3.7M to develop restorative materials
October 3, 2017 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has awarded a New York University (NYU) researcher two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million to develop restorative dentistry materials that are strong and aesthetically pleasing.  Discuss
New products: Rembrandt launches 2 new whitening kits
September 28, 2017 -- Rembrandt has debuted two new consumer whitening kits, the 1 Week Whitening Kit and 3 Day Whitening Boost Kit.  Discuss
New product: Aligner appliance for sleep disorders debuts
September 25, 2017 -- SleepArchiTx has introduced an appliance that works with a patient's aligner to treat sleep disorders.  Discuss
Summer 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
September 15, 2017 -- During summer 2017, new products ranging from accessory posts to composites and amalgam separators were introduced. Here is our roundup of new products from Kulzer, Komet USA, Cosmedent, and other companies.  Discuss
New products: Crest adds to whitening toothpaste line
September 13, 2017 -- Proctor & Gamble brand Crest has introduced a new whitening toothpaste collection.  Discuss
New product: Supersmile launches whitening system
August 28, 2017 -- Supersmile has launched its new whitening system.  Discuss
Straumann acquires ClearCorrect for $150M
August 17, 2017 -- Straumann Group has acquired clear aligner manufacturer ClearCorrect.  Discuss
What is your patient's mouth worth?
August 16, 2017 -- Your patients may take for granted that they can eat almost anything they want and enjoy the taste and chewing satisfaction of the food. Periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg wonders if patients would take better care of their oral health if a value and a cost were assigned.  Discuss
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Do whitening toothpastes live up to the hype?

What should you tell your patients when they ask if whitening toothpastes are effective? Are claims that they remove tooth stains or whiten teeth substantiated? To find out if toothpastes live up to the marketing hype, researchers reviewed the existing literature comparing the effects of whitening and regular toothpastes. Read more.

Conferences
Glidewell Dental Symposium 2017
November 17
Dallas, Texas United States
NuSmile Summit 2018
January 19-20, 2018
Clearwater Beach, Florida United States
Ontario Dental Association (ODA) 2018 Annual Spring Meeting
April 26-28, 2018
Toronto, Ontario Canada