Low-level laser therapy may reduce canker sores in HNSCC
October 21, 2013 -- Low-level laser therapy has shown promising results in reducing the occurrence of canker sores in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients undergoing concurrent chemoradiotherapy.
NSK releases 45° air-driven handpiece
October 21, 2013 -- NSK Dental has launched its Ti-Max X450 line of 45° air-driven handpieces that deliver 21 watts of power.
'SurfLink' coating could help implants better bond to bone
October 18, 2013 -- A Swiss company has created a coating that could improve upon one of titanium's most important characteristics when used in dental implants: biocompatibility. The firm believes that its SurfLink material will help implants bond to bone more effectively than bare titanium, improving stability, speeding patient healing, and reducing costs.
Report: BRIC implant market will reach $1.3B
October 17, 2013 -- Dental implants in the Brazilian, Russian, Indian, and Chinese (BRIC) markets will see rapid growth to reach $1.3 billion in 2021, according to a new report from Millennium Research Group.
Third-molar issues sideline NBA player
October 16, 2013 -- Brandon Jennings, a point guard for the Detroit Pistons, will be out for three weeks while he receives treatment for a troublesome third molar.
Ore. dental school gets $3M research grants
October 16, 2013 -- Two grants from the U.S. National Institutes of Health will allow researchers from the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Dentistry to explore novel, longer-lasting composites.
New handpiece uses dual-wavelength dental laser
October 16, 2013 -- Lasers4Dentistry, a division of Technology4Medicine, will launch its X-Runner digital laser scanning handpiece at the upcoming ADA Annual Session.
Distribution deal brings BuxZir to Japan
October 15, 2013 -- Glidewell Laboratories has struck an alliance with Shofu of Japan to bring BruxZir Solid Zirconia directly to the Japanese dental market.
3Shape adds Straumann features
October 14, 2013 -- 3Shape has added new capabilities to its Dental System that enable it to design two-piece customized abutments using the Variobase abutment connection from Straumann.
Study: Save the tooth, avoid the implant
October 10, 2013 -- Dental implant technology has advanced significantly since the introduction of the devices. But the results of a new study comparing their long-term performance to compromised teeth receiving treatment bring forth a discussion about their role in dentistry.
Heraeus Kulzer launches BPA-free composites
October 10, 2013 -- Heraeus Kulzer has launched a new line of composites, called Venus, that are free of bisphenol A (BPA).
EPA denies fluoridation petition
October 9, 2013 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declined a petition to change the source of fluoride in U.S. drinking water.
Survey: Dentists favor restorative materials certification
October 8, 2013 -- A survey of U.S. dentists found that more than 91% of respondents favor the certification of the composition and ADA classification of the restorative materials they prescribe.
Heraeus Kulzer launches xantasil alginate substitute
October 7, 2013 -- Heraeus Kulzer has launched xantasil, its new alginate substitute, in the North American market.
Ritter to unveil implant kit at ADA 2013
October 4, 2013 -- Ritter Dental USA is launching a new product marketing program for implants and crowns at this year's ADA Annual Session, which will take place in New Orleans from October 31 through November 3.
Heraeus Kulzer launches new impression material
October 3, 2013 -- Heraeus Kulzer has launched its new Flexitime Monophase Pro Scan impression material.
Study: Fluoridated water not linked to hip fracture risk
October 3, 2013 -- Chronic exposure to fluoridated water is not associated with an increased risk of hip fracture, according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research. Researchers studied a large cohort of Swedish residents chronically exposed to various fluoride levels and found they did not have an increased risk of hip fracture.
New 3M ESPE impression material sets in 75 seconds
October 2, 2013 -- 3M ESPE has introduced its ESPE Imprint 4 VPS impression material, a material that has a 75-second set time.

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