GerdentUSA highlights dental elevators
November 16, 2021 -- GerdentUSA is highlighting the features of its dental elevators for periodontal surgeries involving tooth removal. Read More
Dissertation raises concerns about gen practitioners doing endo
November 8, 2021 -- A dissertation by a Swedish dentist and researcher raised concerns about potential complications of root canal treatment performed by general dental practitioners. The research involved five studies with hundreds of dental patients at Swedish public dental clinics. Read More
Root canal disinfectant causes rare reaction in teen
November 3, 2021 -- A substance often used to disinfect root canals was injected incorrectly and caused an unusual cutaneous reaction in a 16-year-old girl during endodontic treatment, according to a case report published on October 31 in the Journal of Endodontics. Read More
Woman loses vision in one eye due to tooth infection-induced cellulitis
October 22, 2021 -- A 54-year-old woman lost vision in one eye after developing orbital cellulitis following a tooth extraction, according to a recent case report published in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Patients see the dentist less often after a hospital stay
October 20, 2021 -- Patients are less likely to visit a dentist after a hospital stay, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. They are slightly less likely to undergo certain types of dental procedures, including periodontic, endodontic, and oral surgery services. Read More
Sonendo files with SEC for proposed initial public offering
October 19, 2021 -- Dental technology company Sonendo has filed for a proposed initial public offering of common stock with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Read More
Getting to the root of endodontic treatment
October 13, 2021 -- The restoration of endodontically treated teeth requires a good understanding of the root canal system and use of the right tools properly at the right time, according to a Monday session at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting in Las Vegas. Read More
AAE optimizes online directory
October 8, 2021 -- The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) has optimized its FindMyEndodontist.com directory to provide a better user experience. Read More
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
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.

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