Patterson launches educational campaign on gray-market products
February 27, 2015 -- Patterson Dental has launched an educational campaign to help protect dentists and their patients from purchasing or using potentially unsafe dental products, or gray-market products. The initiative will largely be orchestrated through its new website, www.DentalSupplyIntegrity.com.
Brasseler announces rebrand at Chicago Midwinter
February 27, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has launched a new branding initiative at the 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The rebranding, which includes a refreshed logo, will take place throughout this year and beyond.
Chicago Midwinter 2015 opening sees new product launches
February 26, 2015 -- CHICAGO - Lasers, tablet technology, and new printers were among the new products introduced on the first day of the 150th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Companies including Convergent, AMD Lasers, BaseVac, Millenium Dental, and 3D Systems launched new or upgraded products.
Carestream debuts latest Logicon caries detector at Midwinter Meeting
February 26, 2015 -- CHICAGO - Carestream Dental has released the latest version of its Logicon caries detector, version 5.1, at the 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Black diamonds: The case for silver nitrate and silver fluoride -- Part 2
February 25, 2015 -- In part one of this series, Dr. John Frachella looked at the history of using silver nitrate and silver fluoride for pediatric caries treatment. In the conclusion, he looks at the larger treatment issues and public health concerns that need to be addressed.
Case report details alternative approach for patients with advanced tooth wear
February 25, 2015 -- When a patient with advanced tooth wear needs extensive restoration at increased occlusal vertical dimension, how do you handle it clinically? Do you prepare all the teeth in a single day and place full-arch interim prostheses? Many practitioners do, but this can be tiring for both the patient and clinician. A new case report in the Journal of Prosthodontics looks at an alternative approach.
Brasseler partners with Ivoclar Vivadent
February 25, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has partnered with Ivoclar Vivadent to innovate dental and laboratory procedural solutions.
Study: Stem cells from 3rd molars can repair eye corneas
February 23, 2015 -- Stem cells from the dental pulp of third molars can be transformed into cells of the eye's cornea and could one day be used to repair corneal scarring due to infection or injury, according to a new study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.
Straumann partners with Terso Solutions
February 23, 2015 -- Straumann has partnered with Terso Solutions for a fully automated, onsite consignment inventory program for dental implant products.
ADA does not support EPA amalgam separator rule
February 20, 2015 -- The ADA has submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it cannot support the agency's proposed rule requiring amalgam separators as written and has filed suggestions on how to eliminate areas of ambiguity and inconsistencies.