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7 checklists for routine maintenance to reduce service calls
September 28, 2021 -- One of the best ways to keep your equipment working well and for as long as possible is routine maintenance. Rick Zieska lists what you need to do on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis to keep your equipment in good shape and avoid downtime and service calls. Read More
Chapter Aesthetic Studio moves forward with expansion plans
September 27, 2021 -- Medical aesthetic clinic operator Chapter Aesthetic Studio has opened its second practice location following its acquisition of Alivana Aesthetics. Read More
Cotton swabs, resin aid in making accurate implant surgery guides
September 24, 2021 -- Fiducial markers consisting of cotton swabs and resin can be used to create an accurate implant surgical guide for patients with braces, according to an article published on September 20 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
Dentsply Sirona signs 5-year agreement with Smile Train
September 24, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona has signed a five-year collaboration agreement with Smile Train to support that organization's work to provide access to cleft palate care. To that end, Dentsply will make a $5 million donation to Smile Train. Read More
SmileDirectClub expands into France
September 24, 2021 -- Clear aligner company SmileDirectClub is expanding further into Europe, launching in Paris at the start of the fourth quarter of 2021. Read More
Dentsply Sirona to launch digital print expansions
September 23, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona will launch four expansions of the Lucitone Digital Print denture system, a move the company said will add momentum to the digital transformation of the dental laboratory industry. Read More
Exocad releases ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software
September 22, 2021 -- Exocad, an Align Technology company, is releasing its ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software. The software will be showcased at this year's International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. Read More
9 questions and 2 solutions for sensitive, sore gums
September 21, 2021 -- A new patient visited a well-trained biological dentist who struggled to identify the cause of her sensitive, inflamed, and sore gums. Dr. Alvin Danenberg shares the nine questions and two solutions that helped the dentist identify -- and treat -- the patient's problem. Read More
Want to appear more popular? Whiten your teeth
September 21, 2021 -- In a recent study on tooth color, participants ranked models with white teeth as more popular, friendly, intelligent, and confident. Participants also deemed models with whitened teeth to be younger and better educated. Read More
3Shape offers night-guard design
September 20, 2021 -- The 3Shape Automate artificial intelligence-powered remote digital design service is now available for night guards. Read More
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Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
Conferences
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States