Golden Dental's $1.26M patent infringement award upheld
February 12, 2016 -- Golden Dental Solutions (GDS) announced that a $1.26 million award for patent infringement has been upheld by a U.S. district court.
Create a master cast for implants using digital tech
February 10, 2016 -- A new study shows a method to create a master cast for multiple implant treatment planning using digital technologies. Using these technologies can ultimately save time and money, the study authors noted.
Pulpdent donates fluoride varnish for Guatemalan nonprofit
February 4, 2016 -- Pulpdent is donating the company's Embrace fluoride varnish to the nonprofit group Mil Milagros (A Thousand Miracles).
AMD Lasers upgrades Picasso dental lasers
February 3, 2016 -- AMD Lasers has released an update to its line of Picasso lasers, called the Picasso+.
Specialist referrals take time and commitment
February 2, 2016 -- As you start prepping a tooth for a crown, it fractures at the gumline. This has probably happened to you or someone you know. As Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, writes, this is one of many examples where a successful relationship with a specialist makes everyone's practice better.
Geistlich Pharma launches line of bone harvesting instruments
February 2, 2016 -- Geistlich Pharma North America has launched a line of bone harvesting instruments for the collection of autogenous bone.
Taub launches Ca-Lok calcium-filled resin
February 1, 2016 -- Taub Products has launched Ca-Lok, a flowable adhesive calcium base/liner.
Nanomechanics adds new iMicro hardness tester
February 1, 2016 -- Nanomechanics has introduced the iMicro hardness tester.
New fluoridation society provides help to fight myths
January 29, 2016 -- Johnny Johnson Jr., DMD, president of the newly formed American Fluoridation Society (AFS) got into the fluoridation fight when local officials in his community of Pinellas County, FL, voted in 2011 to discontinue water fluoridation, citing concern that residents might be ingesting too much fluoride.
ADA seeks exemption to proposed EPA amalgam rules
January 28, 2016 -- The ADA is asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exempt dental offices from the latest proposed hazardous waste pharmaceuticals rules. This proposal includes dental amalgam disposal.