Endodontics
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
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
Tooth extraction causes rare symptom of vertigo
August 19, 2021 -- A 26-year-old woman experienced vertigo after having two teeth surgically removed, according to a case report published on August 13 in the British Dental Journal. Only four similar cases have been reported, the authors noted. Read More
You're not dreaming: Hypnosis works as an anesthetic
August 6, 2021 -- Hypnosis is a safe, effective, and inexpensive technique that could be used in place of anesthesia during dental procedures, according to a clinical report published on July 28 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Geistlich releases new sizes for collagen matrices
August 2, 2021 -- Geistlich Biomaterials has released two new larger sizes of its collagen matrices for treating soft-tissue defects or extraction sites. Read More
Man loses tooth after retainer causes canine avulsion
June 28, 2021 -- A fixed lower jaw dental retainer completely avulsed the canine tooth of a 26-year-old man in the U.K., according to a case report published June 24 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. The tooth ended up requiring extraction. Read More
Young Innovations, TeamSmile announce partnership
June 17, 2021 -- Young Innovations and TeamSmile have announced a partnership to advance TeamSmile's goal of providing disadvantaged children with dental care. 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
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting
September 27 - October 2
Nashville, Tennessee United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States