Endodontics
Delta Dental of Calif. postpones fee reductions
April 6, 2020 -- Delta Dental of California has postponed planned fee reductions until January 2021, California Dental Association President Dr. Richard Nagy said in a letter issued April 4.
Elephant gets root canal to alleviate tusk ache
March 20, 2020 -- An elephant in India has undergone a root canal to relieve pain from a longtime tusk injury. The elephant had 0.5 kg of flesh that grew within the fractured tooth removed prior to the procedure, according to news reports.  Discuss
Simple method used to pull NiTi rotary file stuck in man's tooth
March 13, 2020 -- Clinicians successfully removed a 16-mm fragment of a nickel-titanium (NiTi) endodontic instrument that became stuck in a man's tooth during a root canal by using a simple rather than a professional extraction method, according to a new case report.  Discuss
Endodontic trends to watch this decade
February 20, 2020 -- During the recent Seattle Study Club Symposium, nationally known lecturer Dr. Diwakar Kinra shared his thoughts on which trends will be important in endodontics in this decade.  Discuss
DentalEZ debuts new intelligent platform
February 20, 2020 -- DentalEZ launched its Aeras Intelligent Platform, which includes two new tools that can communicate with clinicians, at this week's 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Kuraray launches new restoration cleaner
February 20, 2020 -- Kuraray Noritake has launched the Katana universal cleaner for tooth surfaces and structures.
Aseptico to launch 3 new products at Chicago Midwinter
February 13, 2020 -- Portable dental equipment manufacturer Aseptico will launch three new products at the upcoming 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Sonendo raises $85M in equity capital
January 6, 2020 -- Endodontic technology developer Sonendo has raised $85 million in an equity financing round led by investment firm EW Healthcare Partners.
DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards 2019 finalists
December 19, 2019 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Dental Excellence Awards. Voting for the final round is now open, and it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New Toothpaste.  Discuss
EDS launches new endodontic system
December 5, 2019 -- NEW YORK CITY - Essential Dental Systems (EDS) has unveiled a new endodontic system comprised of SafeSiders HF helical flat rotary nickel titanium instruments and the Endo-CSV cordless endodontic handpiece at the Greater New York Dental Meeting.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Getting to the root of dentinal defects

Do newer instruments for preparing root canals induce small dentinal defects that can lead to root fractures, or have improvements in nickel titanium alloys alleviated this potential problem? Since the evidence is unclear, a new study used microcomputed tomography to analyze dentinal defects in root canals prepared with various instruments. Read more.