U.S. Supreme Court rules against NC dental board in whitening case
February 25, 2015 -- The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon announced a decision in the case of North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, ruling 6-3 that the dental board could be subject to antitrust claims.
Case report details alternative approach for patients with advanced tooth wear
February 25, 2015 -- When a patient with advanced tooth wear needs extensive restoration at increased occlusal vertical dimension, how do you handle it clinically? Do you prepare all the teeth in a single day and place full-arch interim prostheses? Many practitioners do, but this can be tiring for both the patient and clinician. A new case report in the Journal of Prosthodontics looks at an alternative approach.
Brasseler partners with Ivoclar Vivadent
February 25, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has partnered with Ivoclar Vivadent to innovate dental and laboratory procedural solutions.
Valeant reports Q4 growth
February 23, 2015 -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International reported growth in revenues for its fourth quarter and full year for fiscal 2014.
Review: At-home whitening methods as effective as LED + laser
February 20, 2015 -- At-home peroxide teeth-whitening techniques are just as, if not more, effective as LED and laser whitening methods, according to a literature review published in the Open Dentistry Journal.
Bone growth study set to launch aboard the International Space Station
February 17, 2015 -- An 18-year-old project that evaluates bone growth in mammals will finally take flight aboard the International Space Station. Astronauts on the space station will work with scientists on the ground to test a potential new therapy for accelerating bone growth in humans.
Registration opens for OrthoAccel webinar
February 16, 2015 -- Registration is now open for a new OrthoAccel Technologies webinar on February 27.
Richmond Dental sponsors Nash Institute courses
February 6, 2015 -- The Nash Institute announced that dental products manufacturer Richmond Dental will provide ongoing product support for courses taught at the institute.
Study: Restorations, aesthetic work most common procedures by general dentists
February 2, 2015 -- More general dentists are doing endodontic and periodontal procedures instead of referring patients to specialists, according to a new study in BMC Oral Health. Nonimplant restorations, aesthetic work, and extractions are the most common procedures by general dentists.
AACD offers new digital member platform
February 2, 2015 -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has released a digital member platform built to leverage digital media and benefit from search engine optimization and patient reviews.
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