December new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
December 9, 2016 -- Since the start of November, companies have introduced new products ranging from a universal composite to a sealant, and more. Here is our monthly roundup of new products from companies such as Carestream Dental, Kerr, Taub Products, and others.
Study: School-based sealant programs save money
December 9, 2016 -- Should programs to increase sealant use in lower-income children be expanded? A new study published in the December issue of Health Affairs has found that school-based programs that provide dental sealants to children are cost-effective and prevent the need for fillings in many cases.
Second Opinion: Foreign dental prosthetics put U.S. patients at risk
December 6, 2016 -- In a passionate Second Opinion advocating for both U.S. dental laboratories and for keeping patients safe, Andy Jakson of Evolution Dental Science makes the case for U.S. dental laboratories and dental laboratory technicians.
South African implant firm opens U.S. operations
December 2, 2016 -- International dental implant company Southern Implants has announced the opening of its North American subsidiary.
NIDCR awards NYU researcher $317K to evaluate caries programs
November 30, 2016 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a New York University (NYU) professor a $317,000 grant to evaluate school-based caries prevention programs.
New product: Rodo Medical abutment system gets FDA clearance
November 30, 2016 -- Dental device company Rodo Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Rodo abutment system.
New product: Kerr launches new universal composite at GNYDM
November 28, 2016 -- Kerr has released a new universal composite at this week's Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM).
New product: Carestream launches implant workflow
November 28, 2016 -- Carestream Dental has introduced its CS Solutions for Implants workflow system.
Taub updates Liquid Magic resin barrier
November 22, 2016 -- Taub Products has updated its Liquid Magic resin barrier product for implant and cosmetic dentistry.
Water fluoridation linked to lower dental costs
November 21, 2016 -- Residents of South Korea living in areas with newer water fluoridation programs had significantly fewer dental visits for caries and lower overall dental care costs than those in areas without water fluoridation, according to a new study.
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Conferences
Advanced Cadaver Grafting and Dental Implant Placement Seminar
December 9-10
Denver, Colorado United States
Live Patient Atraumatic Extractions Course
December 10
Detroit, Michigan United States
Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing Eastern Caribbean Cruise
January 21-28, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
ACLS for Dentists and Staff -- Medical Emergency Training
January 27, 2017
San Diego, California United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2017 Annual Meeting
March 16-18, 2017
Orlando, Florida United States