Huron Capital adds new affiliates in Va.
November 29, 2016 -- Huron Capital Partners announced that its portfolio company, Spring & Sprout Dental Holdings, has added two affiliates in Virginia.
Can laser therapy accelerate orthodontic tooth movement?
November 28, 2016 -- Dental crowding is an issue in much of the U.S. population, but lengthy treatment time leads some patients to dismiss leveling and alignment treatments. Low-light laser therapy may be a safe method to speed up the process, according to a new study.
Propel files petition against OrthoAccel patent
November 22, 2016 -- Propel Orthodontics has filed a petition against an OrthoAccel Technologies patent for vibrating orthodontic devices.
Taub updates Liquid Magic resin barrier
November 22, 2016 -- Taub Products has updated its Liquid Magic resin barrier product for implant and cosmetic dentistry.
New product: Microbrush launches moisture-control product
November 18, 2016 -- Dental accessories manufacturer Microbrush International has introduced a new moisture-control product, Reflective DryTips.
Does in-office teeth bleaching produce more inflammation?
November 15, 2016 -- If you offer teeth whitening in your practice, you're probably concerned about both the result and keeping your patients' teeth and gums healthy. Teeth bleaching, a popular form of teeth whitening, is used in both in-office and at-home procedures. In a recent study, researchers from Brazil wanted to know if this procedure caused damage to a patient's dental pulp.
New product: Ultradent launches new impression material
November 14, 2016 -- Ultradent Products has launched the new Thermo° Clone vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) impression material.
Dental Excellence Award nominating ending soon
November 11, 2016 -- Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues in participating in the nominations process for the 2016 DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards. You only have until midnight on November 18 to make your voice heard and help honor researchers, companies, educators, and institutions that make dentistry stand out.
Align Technology reports increased Q3 revenues
November 9, 2016 -- Align Technology reported increases in revenues and clear aligner shipments for the third quarter of 2016.
The new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
November 7, 2016 -- Over the last month, companies have introduced a nasal anesthetic, a scanner, a handpiece, toothpastes, loupes, and more. Here's a look at the latest new products recently launched from St. Renatus, Brasseler USA, 3M, and others.
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Are remineralizing agents effective on white-spot lesions?

There is no easy answer for resolving white-spot lesions (WSLs) that appear following orthodontic treatment. A systematic review found insufficient evidence supporting the effectiveness of various preventive measures, but another researcher suggests not giving up just yet. Read more.

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