New study compares properties of CAD/CAM composites November 13, 2015 -- A study of various dental restorative CAD/CAM composites has found that lithium disilicate glass ceramic had the highest flexural strength, but all the materials were found to be satisfactory in terms of their mechanical and optical properties.
Cosmedent releases the FlexiSAW November 9, 2015 -- Cosmedent has released the FlexiSAW, a short and thin finishing and polishing product for restorative procedures.
ADA 2015: Highlights from day 1 November 6, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - More than 13,000 dental professionals are expected to attend the ADA's 2015 annual meeting. With more than 500 exhibitors and scores of presentations, the first day of the annual meeting was busy.
ADA 2015: Solea gets FDA clearance for new procedures November 5, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - Convergent Dental announced at the 2015 ADA meeting in Washington, DC, that its Solea dental laser has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to perform osseous tissue procedures.
ADA 2015: ADA marks water fluoridation anniversary November 5, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - At its 2015 annual meeting, the ADA is marking the 70th anniversary of community water fluoridation with poster displays and acknowledgement of a recent U.S. House of Representatives' resolution on the importance of community water fluoridation.
Study: 3D-printed teeth can kill bacteria on contact November 4, 2015 -- 3D-printed teeth made with antimicrobial composite resins can kill caries-causing bacteria on contact, according to a new study by researchers from the Netherlands. The antibacterial teeth killed almost all Streptococcus mutans while showing no signs of being harmful to human cells.