3M ESPE's Lava Plus portfolio available in disk format
May 4, 2015 -- 3M ESPE's Lava Plus high-translucency zirconia is now available in a disk format for open-source milling.
New research targets pulp stem cells for tooth repair
May 1, 2015 -- While stem cells have been touted for years as a treatment that may revolutionize dental care, much about how they work and how to design treatment strategies is still unknown. Now, researchers from France have isolated the mechanism by which stem cells repair lesions in the teeth, which may lead to new treatment strategies using these cells, according to a published study.
CDA Presents 2015: Kerr introduces SonicFill 2
April 30, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - Kerr has introduced its SonicFill 2 composite at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents meeting.
CDA Presents 2015: Zero-G now available in single syringe
April 30, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - Taub Products is introducing its single-syringe Zero-G dual-cure implant cement at the California Dental Association's 2015 CDA Presents meeting.
CDA Presents 2015: Convergent unveils new hollow waveguides
April 30, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - Convergent Dental is unveiling hollow waveguides for its Ultraguide Solea handpiece in three new sizes at the California Dental Association's 2015 CDA Presents meeting.
Dental groups applaud fluoride recommendation; opposition remains
April 29, 2015 -- Dental and public health groups are applauding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new recommendation for a single level of fluoride in community water systems. But critics assert the chemical used for fluoridation contains toxins.
Convergent's Solea wins gold Edison Award
April 29, 2015 -- Convergent Dental's Solea laser was awarded a gold medal at the 2015 Edison Award ceremony.
Carestream's CS 3500 intraoral scanner wins Edison Award
April 29, 2015 -- Carestream Dental's CS 3500 intraoral scanner was awarded a bronze medal at the 2015 Edison Award ceremony.
School-based sealant programs are not making the grade
April 28, 2015 -- Most U.S. states are failing to make significant strides in school-based dental sealant programs, according to a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Dentists can help children in their state by urging state legislatures to do more for children in high-need schools.
HHS recommends single level for fluoridation in new report
April 27, 2015 -- While still backing the benefits of community water fluoridation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recommended a new level for water fluoridation that is at the low range of its previous guidance. The move could pave the way for reductions in how much fluoride is being put into community water systems.
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