Convergent, Patterson sign distribution deal
October 25, 2016 -- Dental equipment and technology company Convergent Dental has signed a partnership agreement with Patterson Dental.
Legal Cases: Placement of implants projecting into the maxillary sinus
October 24, 2016 -- A 61-year-old man presented to a large group practice where a prosthodontist proposed a treatment plan of four implants. As William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc R. Leffler document in their latest Legal Cases series, having a plan of action isn't enough -- it has to be written in the patient's chart.
CDC: More low-income kids need dental sealants
October 20, 2016 -- Dental sealants are very effective for preventing most of the caries children get in their permanent back teeth, but most children still don't get them, especially those from low-income families, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
DEXIS updates CariVu software
October 19, 2016 -- DEXIS has updated the software for the CariVu portable caries detection device.
Dental fillings linked to elevated blood mercury levels
October 12, 2016 -- Should silver really be dentistry's gold standard? U.S. researchers have found a significant correlation between the number of dental surface restorations and blood mercury levels.
2016 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins
October 10, 2016 -- The Dental Excellence Awards are once again open for nominations, giving you the chance to tell us who should be nominated for dentistry's most prestigious awards. Categories include Best New Restoratives Material, Best Practice Management Consultant, Best New Operatory Product, and more. There are eight categories in all.
Komet introduces new depth-marking diamonds
October 10, 2016 -- Komet USA has introduced a new line of depth-marking diamond instruments.
MicroDental acquired by international company
October 7, 2016 -- Global dental prosthetic device provider Modern Dental Group has acquired MicroDental Laboratories.
Does ultrasonic activation change sealer failure rate?
October 6, 2016 -- While there's no doubt sealers play an important role in preventing root canal failure, does a product's bond strength change when ultrasonically activated? Where are sealers most likely to fail? Researchers from Turkey looked at these questions in a new study in BMC Oral Health.
Komet adds new line of diamond instruments
October 3, 2016 -- Komet USA has launched a new line of diamond instruments for crown preparation.
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