NIDCR awards NYU researcher $317K to evaluate caries programs
November 30, 2016 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a New York University (NYU) professor a $317,000 grant to evaluate school-based caries prevention programs.
New product: Rodo Medical abutment system gets FDA clearance
November 30, 2016 -- Dental device company Rodo Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Rodo abutment system.
New product: Kerr launches new universal composite at GNYDM
November 28, 2016 -- Kerr has released a new universal composite at this week's Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM).
New product: Carestream launches implant workflow system
November 28, 2016 -- Carestream Dental has introduced its CS Solutions for Implants workflow system.
Taub updates Liquid Magic resin barrier
November 22, 2016 -- Taub Products has updated its Liquid Magic resin barrier product for implant and cosmetic dentistry.
Water fluoridation linked to lower dental costs
November 21, 2016 -- Residents of South Korea living in areas with newer water fluoridation programs had significantly fewer dental visits for caries and lower overall dental care costs than those in areas without water fluoridation, according to a new study.
New product: Microbrush launches moisture-control product
November 18, 2016 -- Dental accessories manufacturer Microbrush International has introduced a new moisture-control product, Reflective DryTips.
8 possible causes of your patient's jaw pain
November 16, 2016 -- A patient calls your practice and makes an appointment citing jaw pain. As periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg notes, sometimes reducing a patient's pain is a matter of using your communication skills, training, and expertise. In other instances, he advocates considering causes beyond a patient's mouth.
Tooth wear screening tools fall short, new study finds
November 16, 2016 -- Which tooth wear evaluation tool works best? None, according to a new study. Researchers found that the four most common systems to categorize erosion all fall short of the requirements needed to be universally used in dental practice and research.
New product: Taub to debut sealant at Greater New York
November 15, 2016 -- Taub Products will debut its Kidz Seal-America pit-and-fissure sealant at the upcoming 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York City.