Restoratives
Ivoclar updates formula of pit-and-fissure sealant
January 24, 2020 -- Ivoclar Vivadent has updated the formulation of its Helioseal F Plus pit-and-fissure sealant.
Shofu debuts self-adhesive flowable restorative
January 23, 2020 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has debuted FIT SA, a self-adhesive flowable restorative material.
Academy of Laser Dentistry debuts laser training program
January 22, 2020 -- The Academy of Laser Dentistry has unveiled a laser training program for dental service organizations.
Elevate Oral Care, SelenBio enter distribution agreement
January 16, 2020 -- Elevate Oral Care and dental sealant company SelenBio have announced a distribution agreement in North America.
When is ideal care inappropriate?
January 15, 2020 -- When is ideal care not the best care we can deliver? This is one of the more important clinical questions we can ask ourselves, writes Dr. David Rice. He describes certain situations and patients for which ideal may not be the best treatment course.  Discuss
Voco launches temp cement with calcium hydroxide
January 15, 2020 -- Voco has released its Provicol QM Plus noneugenol temporary cement with calcium hydroxide.
When does speed kill your cash flow in the dental practice?
January 9, 2020 -- More than ever, time is our most valuable commodity, and we often hear efficiency and speed are important for a dental practice. But there are times when faster isn't better, particularly when it comes to impression materials, notes Dr. David Rice.  Discuss
Henry Schein company to close Colo. milling center
January 9, 2020 -- Henry Schein's laboratory supply business Zahn Dental plans to close a milling facility in Colorado.
Neocis reaches implant milestone
January 8, 2020 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis announced that its Yomi robotics system was used to place over 1,000 implants in 2019.
Dentist sued, allegedly set girl's mouth on fire
January 6, 2020 -- The family of a 5-year-old girl filed a lawsuit on January 2 against a Las Vegas dentist, claiming he set the child's mouth on fire during a routine dental procedure that left her with injuries that may be permanent, according to news reports.  Discuss
Hot Topic
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
Yankee Dental Congress 2020
January 30 - February 1
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) 2020 Annual Meeting
April 2-4
San Diego, California United States