New product: Solmetex debuts amalgam separator
August 2, 2017 -- Solmetex has introduced a new amalgam separator.  Discuss
New direction for preventing early childhood caries?
August 1, 2017 -- Bacteria and yeast are jointly responsible for early childhood caries, previous research suggests. Now a new study has isolated the surface molecules on yeast that interact with bacteria to form some biofilms, potentially leading to a novel strategy to fight this disease.  Discuss
New product: Young Dental adds fluoride varnish pen
August 1, 2017 -- Young Dental has introduced a new fluoride varnish product, the Varnish Pen.
QuickSplint gets CE Mark
July 31, 2017 -- Orofacial Therapeutics' QuickSplint oral appliance has received the CE Mark, allowing the company to market the product in Europe.  Discuss
Patients may lack basic knowledge about implants
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July 24, 2017 -- How much do your patients know about dental implants? Not as much as you may think. A new study found that 1 in 4 people in the general population has never heard of dental implants and that two-thirds of patients think implants consist of porcelain.
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How do CAD/CAM materials hold up to dental prophylaxis?
July 20, 2017 -- CAD/CAM blocks have evolved considerably in terms of materials, shade, and durability. But does this evolution mean the blocks can stand up to professional dental prophylaxis? Researchers put various CAD/CAM blocks up against a year's worth of prophylaxis to see how they fared.  Discuss
Distributor deal to bring Structo 3D printers to U.S. market
July 20, 2017 -- Distributor Dental Axess has signed an agreement to bring Structo's dental 3D printers to the U.S. and other regions.
3Shape launches CAD software for labs
July 17, 2017 -- 3Shape has launched a new version of its CAD software for dental labs.  Discuss
Hot or not? 5-year results for ceramic implant-supported crowns
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July 13, 2017 -- CAD/CAM-fabricated implant-supported single crowns made from lithium disilicate and paired with zirconia implants have proved to be successful in clinical studies. But how well do they hold up over the longer term and compare with other options? A new study reports results over a five-year follow-up period.
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NY county bill would require prosthetic origin disclosure
July 12, 2017 -- A new bill in New York would require dentists and dental manufacturers in Erie County to disclose the country of origin for all dental prosthetics placed in a patient's mouth.  Discuss
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The dangers of purchasing counterfeit dental products
The last few years have witnessed a growing problem in the dental industry: the manufacturing of counterfeit, imitation products. Here are some tips to help you avoid them and keep your patients safe. Read more.
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