A case of counterfeit dental materials
February 20, 2014 -- The federal case against a person convicted of counterfeiting dental materials highlights the need for dental practitioners to be aware that the materials you purchase might not be all that meets the eye.
Hu-Friedy, EMS sign distribution deal
February 20, 2014 -- CHICAGO - Hu-Friedy announced a strategic partnership with Switzerland-based Electro Medical Systems (EMS) at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
New dental laser may open patient care options
February 7, 2014 -- What wavelength of laser do you use in your practice? How do your patients react? A new laser on the market may offer dentists the ability to use less anesthesia and have more control over patient treatment.
NSK Dental launches new handpieces
January 21, 2014 -- NSK Dental has launched the 26-watt, standard head Ti-Max Z900L series and the 23-watt, miniature head Ti-Max Z800L series.
Does asymptomatic third-molar removal benefit second molars?
December 19, 2013 -- The efficacy of asymptomatic third-molar removal has been hotly debated in dentistry. Now a new study examining a trove of data from a U.S. Veterans Affairs study has found evidence that it could benefit second molars. Case closed?
Acupuncture helps reduce gag reflex during impression taking
December 11, 2013 -- How many of your patients gag, or think they will gag, during a procedure? This is unpleasant both for patients and dental professionals, and might be preventing some patients from seeking oral healthcare. However, a recent Italian study suggests there may be a relatively simple solution: acupuncture.
CDC: More Americans have access to fluoridated water
December 10, 2013 -- Since 2008, an additional 15 million people have gained access to community water fluoridation in the U.S., according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).