Which materials maintain their strength after grinding?
March 23, 2017 -- Maintaining a restorative material's strength after grinding and polishing is a key concern for practitioners using a chairside CAD/CAM process. However, between glass-ceramic materials and so-called softer materials, which retain the most strength after a grinding and polishing process? A new study has an answer.
New product: Brasseler adds titanium probes to ImplantPro line
March 23, 2017 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has added titanium probes to its ImplantPro line of products.
New products: Planmeca launches operating light, analytics service
March 23, 2017 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has introduced a new dental operating light at this week's International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. The company has also launched a web-based analytics service.
IADR 2017: Which CAD/CAM restorative materials are the toughest?
March 22, 2017 -- SAN FRANCISCO - When creating restorations using a CAD/CAM process, practitioners want to use the strongest, most fracture-resistant material available. Researchers tested a mix of five contemporary CAD/CAM materials to find out which resisted fractures the best and presented their findings on Wednesday at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) annual meeting.
New products: Formlabs unveils new dental materials at IDS
March 22, 2017 -- 3D printing systems company Formlabs is unveling two new 3D printing dental materials at this week's International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany.
Heraeus Kulzer changes name
March 22, 2017 -- Heraeus Kulzer has announced that the company will become known as Kulzer as of July 1, 2017.
Dentsply Sirona allows export of Cerec scans
March 21, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona has opened its Cerec system for the export of scan data to other manufacturers' software.
Dentsply Sirona to acquire French endodontic post company
March 21, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona plans to acquire French company Recherche Techniques Dentaires, an international manufacturer of fiber-reinforced composite posts.
New product: RecordLinc debuts case management module
March 20, 2017 -- RecordLinc has released a new implant case management module.
NIDCR awards Pitt $11.7M for tissue regeneration center
March 17, 2017 -- The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) School of Dental Medicine an $11.7 million grant to start a resource center to study therapies for regenerating damaged dental, oral, and craniofacial tissues.
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