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Vista Apex acquires Impact Air 45 manufacturer
October 8, 2021 -- Vista Apex has acquired Palisades Dental, maker of the surgical handpiece Impact Air 45, a high-speed device for the efficient removal of teeth. Read More
Sonendo purchases FluidFile's assets
October 5, 2021 -- Dental technology company Sonendo has purchased all assets of FluidFile, an Israeli developer of alternative root canal treatments. Read More
Pac-Dent buys JS Dental Manufacturing
September 29, 2021 -- Dental product and device company Pac-Dent has acquired endodontic manufacturing firm JS Dental Manufacturing. Read More
New model makes it easier for AI to spot pulp cavities
September 23, 2021 -- Combining cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and micro-CT images as training data can help artificial intelligence (AI) models identify the location of teeth and pulp cavities in CBCT images, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Endodontics. Read More
Henry Schein restructures medical, dental businesses
September 15, 2021 -- Henry Schein has restructured its organization to consolidate the management of its dental and medical distribution businesses. Read More
New surgical method removes broken dental instrument
September 13, 2021 -- Clinicians used a new surgical technique to remove a separated endodontic instrument stuck about 2 mm below the tip of a patient's tooth root in a case published in the Journal of Endodontics. Read More
Dental drill used to create chandelier of vaccine vials
September 10, 2021 -- A dental drill contributed to the creation of a chandelier made up of used Moderna vaccine vials, according to an article from the New York Post. Read More
What's on my chair for cracked teeth during the pandemic
September 3, 2021 -- In June 2020, Dr. Stephen Abrams got a call from a patient saying that she cracked a tooth. But when he started asking questions, Abrams realized something more was going on. Learn how he helped in this episode of What's on My Chair. Read More
Biolase taps Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan as clinical adviser
September 2, 2021 -- Biolase has entered into a clinical advisory partnership with endodontist Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan. Buchanan has been lecturing and teaching hands-on endodontic continuing education courses for more than 30 years. Read More
Imaging reveals woman's molars with rare 6 or more root canals
September 1, 2021 -- Imaging helped guide the dental treatment of a woman with two molars that had at least six abnormal root canals due to taurodontism, a tooth development disorder. The case report was published on August 30 in BMC Oral Health. 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.

Conferences
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting
February 24-26
San Diego, California United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in Anaheim
May 12-14
Anaheim, California United States