FDA: Avoid off-label use of some bone graft substitutes in young patients
January 23, 2015 -- Clinicians should avoid routine off-label use of certain bone graft substitutes in patients younger than 18 years of age with bone disorders because of the risk for serious injury, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Benefits of laser oral surgery for your practice and patients
January 21, 2015 -- In this Second Opinion, periodontist Dr. Cyril Evian advocates for the use of lasers in dentistry. He details the advantages of using a laser in your practice, including an expanded clientele, less patient anxiety, and more productive time.
Avalon offers stain-proof bioceramic for dentistry
January 21, 2015 -- Avalon Biomed has launched NeoMTA Plus, a stain-proof mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) material with multiple indications for vital pulp therapy and other endodontic procedures.
BaseVac offers trade-in promotion
January 20, 2015 -- BaseVac Dental Systems has announced a series of promotions for the U.S. market, including a $500 trade-in credit for any vacuum product and a 5% retail combination discount when a vacuum and a compressor are purchased together.
Dux Dental adds new bur block
January 15, 2015 -- Dux Dental has expanded its line of bur blocks with a new block that features drain holes to prevent rust and an attached cover to protect burs from damage.
BaseVac launches new compressor line
January 13, 2015 -- BaseVac Dental Systems has launched a new line of dental compressors in the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Hu-Friedy adds 7 new scissors in Black Line collection
January 12, 2015 -- Hu-Friedy has added to its popular Black Line surgical instrument portfolio, featuring a Black Line Super-Cut Scissors Collection that will optimize performance and precision, according to the company.
Hu-Friedy launches new Atraumair forceps
January 8, 2015 -- Hu-Friedy has introduced its new line of Atraumair forceps, which are designed for optimal access and enhanced crown and root engagement.
Brasseler updates aluminum bur blocks with silicone inserts
January 7, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has introduced an updated version of its standard aluminum bur block. The company now offers aluminum bur blocks equipped with silicone inserts for optimum security and organization.
Patterson plans to expand core equipment offerings
January 7, 2015 -- Patterson Companies has announced plans to expand its range of core equipment offerings and extend its current assortment to include an increased number of high-end products, as well as add entry-level and midrange selections.
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February 26 - March 1
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
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Boston, Massachusetts United States
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