Convergent secures $8M in funding
April 17, 2014 -- Convergent Dental has secured $8 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by Long River Ventures along with individual investors.
BAG better than alumina to selectively remove composite
April 14, 2014 -- Rotary instruments can damage enamel when it's time to remove a failing resin composite restoration -- but there's a better way. Researchers compared two air-abrasion powders to gauge their performance in selectively removing restorative material while leaving enamel unharmed.
New device repairs bone damaged by cancer, periodontitis
March 24, 2014 -- A new device by Norwegian researchers can help rebuild the faces of patients who have been disfigured by mandibular cancer and help patients with loose teeth caused by periodontitis. The process uses artificial bone scaffolding that determines where new bone tissue will grow.
A case of counterfeit dental materials
February 20, 2014 -- The federal case against a person convicted of counterfeiting dental materials highlights the need for dental practitioners to be aware that the materials you purchase might not be all that meets the eye.
Hu-Friedy, EMS sign distribution deal
February 20, 2014 -- CHICAGO - Hu-Friedy announced a strategic partnership with Switzerland-based Electro Medical Systems (EMS) at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.