As the price soars, gold no longer glitters June 24, 2016 -- Once literally the gold standard for dental restorations, the precious metal has largely been replaced by ceramics as the material of choice for most dentists. The soaring cost of gold combined with the development of ceramic materials has led to a decline in gold's allure in dentistry.
A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 5 -- Clinical decisions made easy June 23, 2016 -- Combining 3D imaging with clinical findings yields indisputable evidence that becomes the foundation for a complete dental exam, Dr. Anthony Ramirez writes. In the latest installment of his series, he details two case reports in which innovative technology helped guide his treatment recommendations and facilitated better outcomes for his patients.
Komet launches mobile app June 21, 2016 -- Komet USA has launched a free mobile app with personalized information based on specialty and practice location.
Study: New core material shows clinical promise June 16, 2016 -- A newly developed resin core material appears to be stronger than existing dual-cure composites, according to a study in Dental Materials Journal. The material showed sufficient bond strength with both light and dark curing.