New products: Brasseler adds titanium scalers, curettes
May 5, 2017 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has added new titanium scalers and curettes to its ImplantPro line.
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns
May 4, 2017 -- What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed.
New products: Komet adds course-grit diamonds
May 4, 2017 -- Komet USA has added to its ZR Diamonds line with two new course-grit diamonds designed for gross contouring ceramic restorations, including zirconium dioxide.
New product: Shofu launches low-shrink composite
May 4, 2017 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has launched a hybrid composite formulated to minimize polymerization shrinkage and shrinkage stress for all classes of restorations.
Biolase reports flat revenue for Q1
May 4, 2017 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase reported flat revenue for its fiscal first quarter of 2017.
Interproximally reduced teeth fare better with fluoride
May 3, 2017 -- Can fluoride varnish prevent demineralization of teeth following interproximal reduction? To find out, researchers put two varnishes to the test, running dozens of reduced dental surfaces through a simulated oral environment.
New product: Premier launches pit-and-fissure sealant
May 3, 2017 -- Premier Dental Products has introduced a new bioactive resin pit-and-fissure sealant.
Products to look for at CDA Presents 2017 in Anaheim: Part 2
May 2, 2017 -- A highlight of the California Dental Association's (CDA) upcoming CDA Presents 2017 meeting in Anaheim, CA, will be the many products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a preview of these products.
What you need to know about 3D printing in dentistry
April 25, 2017 -- Want to print teeth for your patients? Dentists discussed how 3D printing is changing dentistry at the recent 3DHeals 2017 conference in San Francisco. Printing teeth and dentures may be just beyond our capabilities at present, but as costs come down it will become a reality in the near future.
New product: Komet adds crown cutter
April 24, 2017 -- Komet USA has introduced a new crown cutter to aid in removing adhesive-bonded, ceramic restorations.
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Conferences
Game Changers in Pediatric Dentistry
September 8-9
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2018 Annual Meeting
March 1-3, 2018
Los Angeles, California United States
Ontario Dental Association (ODA) 2018 Annual Spring Meeting
April 26-28, 2018
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2019 Annual Meeting
March 14-16, 2019
Washington, D.C. United States