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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
Viper: Specialty practices to be bought quickly in 2021
February 4, 2021 -- Healthcare investment bank Viper Equity Partners predicts buyers will aggressively purchase multiple endodontic, orthodontic, and oral surgery practices in 2021. Read More
How to avoid endodontic pitfalls -- a road map to success
January 12, 2021 -- Endodontic procedures don't have to be worrisome. They can not only be rewarding but also become a profit center to build your practice, writes Dr. Allen Deutsch. In this article, he navigates readers around potential issues with root canal treatments and guides them down the road to greater success with endodontic procedures. Read More
Sonendo launches GentleWave charitable initiative
December 17, 2020 -- Dental technology firm Sonendo is celebrating the milestone of more than 500,000 patients treated with its GentleWave system with the launch of a charitable initiative called the 500K Club. Read More
What were the 5 most-read endodontics stories of 2020?
December 16, 2020 -- Every year, DrBicuspid.com gets to the root of every story that is affecting the endodontics sector. From repairing an elephant's injured tusk to removing a rotary file that became stuck in a patient's tooth, we brought you the most up-to-date news happening in 2020. Read More
Sonendo announces treatment milestone
December 8, 2020 -- Endodontic technology developer Sonendo said that its GentleWave system has been used to treat more than 500,000 patients. Read More
Biolase announces launch of Waterlase Endo Academy
November 23, 2020 -- Biolase has launched the Waterlase Endo Academy, which is dedicated to improving patient outcomes and profitability with new technology. The academy is open to all Waterlase endodontists and was created to foster peer-led learning, best practice sharing, and optimal integration of Waterlase technology, the firm said. Read More
How can CBCT improve endodontic treatments for patients?
September 30, 2020 -- Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) clearly maps the neurovascular canals and the anatomic variants of patients' upper and lower jaws, facilitating the safe performance of endodontic treatments, according to a case series published on September 15 in the Journal of Endodontics. 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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