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Roland DGA debuts adapter for DWX-42W wet mill
February 24, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched a six-pin adapter designed to increase the overall milling capacity of its DWX-42W wet dental mill. Read More
Md. bill pushes for faster action on dental injuries
February 23, 2021 -- Sen. Pam Beidle, a former dental assistant, has proposed a state bill that would require faster action on complaints about poor dental care. Read More
Delta Dental to offer teledentistry services to members
February 22, 2021 -- Delta Dental of California has launched new teledentistry services available through videoconferencing and smartphone applications. Read More
Air Techniques to host aerosol reduction course at Chicago Midwinter
February 18, 2021 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Air Techniques will host an aerosol reduction course at the upcoming Chicago Dental Society's Midwinter meeting from February 25 to 27. Read More
Purdue Pharma releases new antiseptic oral rinse
February 17, 2021 -- Purdue Pharma's Avrio Health subsidiary has launched a Betadine oral antiseptic preprocedural rinse. Read More
Envista extends contract with Heartland Dental
February 16, 2021 -- Envista Holdings has inked a four-year contract extension with dental service organization Heartland Dental. Read More
Flossing, toothbrushing plummet during pandemic
February 8, 2021 -- More than 1 in 5 people said they're flossing and brushing their teeth less often during the COVID-19 pandemic in a new survey from the American Association of Endodontists. Read More
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.