Study shows laser toothbrush reduces dentin hypersensitivity
June 27, 2014 -- In previous studies, certain types of lasers were effective in reducing dentin hypersensitivity. Why not attach one to a toothbrush? Korean researchers have done just that in a new study published in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation.
ClearChoice, Rodo Medical form strategic alliance
June 25, 2014 -- ClearChoice Management Services and Rodo Medical have reached a strategic alliance to sell the Smileloc system.
Study finds higher rates of TMD, paresthesia after third-molar removal
June 19, 2014 -- Researchers examining both the retention and removal of third molars have found higher rates of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) and paresthesia after their removal than expected, according to a recent study. These effects lasted longer than the immediate postsurgical period, they noted.
New caries treatment helps remineralize teeth
June 17, 2014 -- U.K. researchers have developed a tooth-rebuilding technique that could do away with restorations by using an electric current to help remineralize teeth. The device boosts the tooth's natural repair process, eliminating the need for drills, needles, or filling materials, they say.
Convergent's Solea laser wins design excellence award
June 13, 2014 -- The Solea laser from Convergent Dental was honored as the Gold winner in the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition's Dental Instruments, Equipment and Supplies category.
Judge dismisses Biolase lawsuit against Fotona
June 12, 2014 -- A federal judge in Orange County, CA, has dismissed all claims of Biolase's lawsuit against Fotona.
DentalEZ adds to Osprey air compressor line
June 11, 2014 -- DentalEZ Group has introduced the Osprey 24 air compressor and the Osprey Sound Cover, two additions to its RAMVAC line of Osprey air compressor products.
Komet launches diamond instruments with depth markers
June 9, 2014 -- Komet USA has launched three diamond instruments that incorporate depth markers.
Researchers use laser to trigger stem cells to form dentin
June 4, 2014 -- A multidisciplinary research team has become the first to use a low-power laser to trigger stem cells to regenerate tissue. The researchers were able to trigger dental stem cells to form dentin, and published their findings in Science Translational Medicine.
Midmark partners with Bien-Air
May 14, 2014 -- Midmark has announced its 2014 Midmark Elevance Delivery Promotion and also a partnership with Bien-Air.
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