Patterson launches educational campaign on gray-market products February 27, 2015 -- Patterson Dental has launched an educational campaign to help protect dentists and their patients from purchasing or using potentially unsafe dental products, or gray-market products. The initiative will largely be orchestrated through its new website, www.DentalSupplyIntegrity.com.
Brasseler announces rebrand at Chicago Midwinter February 27, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has launched a new branding initiative at the 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The rebranding, which includes a refreshed logo, will take place throughout this year and beyond.
Chicago Midwinter 2015 opening sees new product launches February 26, 2015 -- CHICAGO - Lasers, tablet technology, and new printers were among the new products introduced on the first day of the 150th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Companies including Convergent, AMD Lasers, BaseVac, Millenium Dental, and 3D Systems launched new or upgraded products.
Case report details alternative approach for patients with advanced tooth wear February 25, 2015 -- When a patient with advanced tooth wear needs extensive restoration at increased occlusal vertical dimension, how do you handle it clinically? Do you prepare all the teeth in a single day and place full-arch interim prostheses? Many practitioners do, but this can be tiring for both the patient and clinician. A new case report in the Journal of Prosthodontics looks at an alternative approach.
Study: Stem cells from 3rd molars can repair eye corneas February 23, 2015 -- Stem cells from the dental pulp of third molars can be transformed into cells of the eye's cornea and could one day be used to repair corneal scarring due to infection or injury, according to a new study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.
ADA does not support EPA amalgam separator rule February 20, 2015 -- The ADA has submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it cannot support the agency's proposed rule requiring amalgam separators as written and has filed suggestions on how to eliminate areas of ambiguity and inconsistencies.