Survey: Most in U.K. prefer dentist for whitening
May 22, 2013 -- A survey conducted in the U.K. on behalf of the British Dental Health Foundation found that 72% of those queried were mostly likely to go to the dentist to have their teeth whitened.
Teeth-whitening products put to the test at IADR
May 21, 2013 -- The effectiveness of several different whitening products -- including a new dentifrice, in-office and take-home whitening products, and common professional whitening products -- were tested and the results presented at the recent International Association for Dental Research (IADR) meeting in Seattle.
Procter & Gamble sues CAO Group
May 21, 2013 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) has filed a lawsuit against CAO Group alleging that CAO is violating P&G's intellectual property by manufacturing and selling its Sheer White, Sheer FluorX, and Sheer DesenZ products.
Are CBCT scans necessary prior to orthodontic treatment?
May 17, 2013 -- Taking cone-beam CT (CBCT) scans prior to orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning is warranted for patients with unerupted teeth or severe root resorption, according to a new study in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Oral health network opens new research opportunities
May 15, 2013 -- The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research -- the first of its kind in Canada -- is designed to encourage new, collaborative, multidisciplinary research teams to look at questions about oral health in new ways, and encourage students to consider research as a career.
Ormco rebrands Damon System
May 15, 2013 -- Ormco has rebranded the Damon System as Damon Smile in an effort to enhance consumer appeal and aid in increasing patient starts.
ITC judge: ClearCorrect infringes Align patents
May 7, 2013 -- Following a ruling Monday by an International Trade Commission (ITC) judge, Align Technology appears to have moved a step closer to excluding ClearCorrect from the U.S. clear aligner market. But ClearCorrect contends it will continue to support its customers regardless of the final ITC ruling.
MRI fares well in orthodontic imaging study
May 6, 2013 -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) offers several advantages over conventional radiography when diagnosing dental abnormalities in children and for orthodontic treatment and surgical planning, according to a new study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
One-hour dentures find new fans across the U.S.
When Dr. Lawrence Wallace first developed and began marketing his Larell one-hour denture system, he was met with skepticism from many who wondered how it was possible to create a set of dentures in such a short amount of time. But a growing chorus of satisfied customers is proving that it is. Read more.