Product highlights from IDS 2017: Part 2
March 28, 2017 -- COLOGNE, GERMANY - Dental journalist Kevin Henry attended the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) and saw a number of new technologies at the meeting. The second part of his exclusive roundup of new products on display features cosmetic, endodontic, imaging, and restorative products.
Product highlights from IDS 2017: Part 1
March 27, 2017 -- COLOGNE, GERMANY - Dental journalist Kevin Henry attended the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany, and saw the plethora of amazing new technologies that were introduced. He offers a roundup of these introductions in the first of a two-part exclusive series for
New product: Brasseler adds titanium probes to ImplantPro line
March 23, 2017 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has added titanium probes to its ImplantPro line of products.
New products: Planmeca launches operating light, analytics service
March 23, 2017 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has introduced a new dental operating light at this week's International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. The company has also launched a web-based analytics service.
Study examines CBCT systems for root canal treatment planning
March 21, 2017 -- The first step in planning for root canal treatment is being able to clearly see the anatomy of the canal. A cone-beam CT (CBCT) system has many advantages, such as cost and field-of-view, over other imaging devices, but can it be used to help develop a treatment plan for patients who need endodontic treatment? Researchers sought to answer this question.
Dentsply Sirona to acquire French endodontic post company
March 21, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona plans to acquire French company Recherche Techniques Dentaires, an international manufacturer of fiber-reinforced composite posts.
Winter 2017 new-product roundup from
March 10, 2017 -- Since the end of January, companies have introduced new products ranging from double-sided diamond disks to a smartwatch app, and more. Here is our roundup of new products from companies such as Henry Schein, Komet USA, Kerr, and others.
Coffee stains no match for some restorative materials
March 7, 2017 -- The average American drinks a lot of coffee -- 3.1 cups per day to be exact -- which poses a challenge to dentists who want to create natural-looking restorations. Fortunately, newer restorative materials may prevent coffee stains better than traditional composite resins.
New product: Komet USA launches double-sided diamond disks
March 7, 2017 -- Komet USA has introduced new double-sided diamond disks with coarse diamond grains.
See the Dental Excellence Awards presented at Chicago Midwinter
February 28, 2017 -- staff handed out the 2017 Dental Excellence Award trophies at the recent Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new dental products and services.
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Researchers use laser to trigger stem cells to form dentin

A multidisciplinary research team has become the first to use a low-power laser to trigger stem cells to regenerate tissue. The researchers were able to trigger dental stem cells to form dentin, and published their findings in Science Translational Medicine. Read more.

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