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GC America to host free online bioactive dentistry symposium
August 13, 2020 -- GC America will host a free online symposium on bioactive dentistry on August 21 at 9 a.m. Central time.
Case report: Prepping teeth with no water spray or aerosols
July 29, 2020 -- With so much talk surrounding COVID-19 and aerosols in the dental practice, Dr. Joe Blaes did some research and discovered a way to prep teeth that not only minimizes aerosols but also reduces the need for an air water syringe in the operatory. He shares his thoughts in this article.  Discuss
Dr. Kristine Aadland on best practices for restorative dentistry in the wake of COVID-19
June 16, 2020 -- Dr. Kristine Aadland, a general practitioner in Vancouver, WA, shares some of the steps she has taken to facilitate the successful restart of her practice. In this wide-ranging interview, she discusses everything from enhanced infection control to practice efficiency through the use of technology and materials.  Discuss
Solving the mystery of tooth pain from afar
April 23, 2020 -- Showing how working together from afar can happen in today’s COVID-19 environment, Dr. Alvin Danenberg discusses a recent case where a patient found him over the internet and they worked together to solve the source of the patient's pain and inflammation.  Discuss
Delta Dental of Calif. mistakenly pays for patients' crowns
November 13, 2019 -- Delta Dental of California experienced a system error that resulted in the insurer mistakenly processing and paying for patients' crown procedures, affecting about 350 self-funded employer groups. The insurer has been sending adjusted claims statements to dentists and Delta Dental enrollees.  Discuss
Dentist sets world record for fastest crown prep
November 8, 2019 -- A dentist in Kentucky will take the crown for completing the fastest tooth crown preparation in the world, likely landing him in the Guinness World Records, according to news reports.
DenMat launches multisurface primer
September 3, 2019 -- DenMat has introduced a multisurface primer designed to improve crown bond strength.
New product: DMG adds semipermanent composite
July 23, 2019 -- DMG America has introduced LuxaCrown, a semipermanent composite material for chairside crown and bridge procedures.
Does a CAD/CAM system produce a better restoratives fit?
June 18, 2019 -- Should you trust the fitting of a monolithic zirconia crown to a CAD/CAM or milling process? Researchers put the two methods to the test to find out which produced a better fit. What they found might change how you complete the restorations for your patients.  Discuss
What influences cement choice for single-unit crowns?
May 6, 2019 -- Which clinical details matter when preparing a single-unit crown for a restoration? Researchers used data from more than 3,400 crowns to identify the factors that influence treatment decisions, and they found three factors influenced the decision to bond a crown.  Discuss
Special Feature
The new decade's dental practice could look like this

Dentists one day may become vertically integrated to service the mouth and also design and manufacture the hardware needed in their own dental practices, writes information systems consultant Alon Ganon. He shares a vision of how dental practices could operate with advanced technology in this new decade. Read more.

Conferences
Central New York Dental Conference (CNYDC) 2020
September 24-25
Syracuse, New York United States
Smokin' Hot Radiology
September 25
Syracuse, New York United States
CAD/CAM Digital & Dental Facial Cosmetic Conference
November 17-19, 2021
Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates