New product: Komet launches double-sided diamond disks
March 7, 2017 -- Komet USA has introduced new double-sided diamond disks with coarse diamond grains.
Survey finds knowledge gaps in use of curing lights
March 6, 2017 -- Do you use a curing light in your practice for restorations? A new study has found that almost a third of surveyed dentists used inadequate eye protection while using these lights, and many were not aware of the irradiance value of the curing light they were using, which meant the curing time could not be determined accurately.
New products: Shofu launches bur holder, CAD/CAM composite
March 6, 2017 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has launched two new products, a bur holder and proprietary hybrid ceramic materials for CAD/CAM-based restorative dentistry.
EPA denies petition by fluoride opponents
March 2, 2017 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied a petition from the Fluoride Action Network and other groups that would have prohibited adding fluoride to U.S. water supplies.
New products: Roland DGA launches 3D printer and dental mill
March 2, 2017 -- Roland DGA has launched a new 3D printer and a dental mill for dental laboratories.
Mercury in existing fillings is no problem?
March 1, 2017 -- Dr. Alvin Danenberg was speaking with a dental educator recently when the educator stated that mercury in existing fillings is not a problem. This conversation reminded Dr. Danenberg that all dentists need to be up-to-date with current research to provide the best care to their patients.
See the Dental Excellence Awards presented at Chicago Midwinter
February 28, 2017 -- DrBicuspid.com staff handed out the 2017 Dental Excellence Award trophies at the recent Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new dental products and services.
Highlights from 2017 Chicago Midwinter
February 27, 2017 -- The Chicago Dental Society's 2017 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. As part of our continuing coverage, DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video interviews, a look at some new products, and news of the Dental Excellence Awards.
EnvisionTEC previews high-speed 3D printer
February 27, 2017 -- EnvisionTEC announced it is previewing its new Vida Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing (cDLM) high-speed 3D printer.
3Shape debuts products at Chicago Midwinter 2017
February 27, 2017 -- 3Shape has introduced new software for digital implant scanning and new lab scanners.
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September 8-9
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