Restoratives & Cosmetics
Mid-Atlantic Dental names new orthodontics VP
November 25, 2020 -- Dental service organization Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners has named Wendy Flanagan as vice president of operations for orthodontics.
SmileDirectClub inks deal with Unified Smiles
November 23, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has partnered with Michigan-based dental service organization Unified Smiles to offer the company's signature invisible aligner treatment at Unified Smiles-affiliated practices.
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.
Why this dentist believes so strongly in minimally invasive dentistry
November 17, 2020 -- Dr. Troy Schmedding has built a practice focused on minimally invasive dentistry. In this interview, we talk about what it took to get his team on board and why he believes more dentists should be focused on saving tooth structure. He also discusses why he believes minimally invasive dentistry offers dentists an "exit strategy" with their patients.  Discuss
Carestream Dental's CS Model+ update supports in-house aligners
November 17, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has unveiled the latest version of its CS Model+ CAD/CAM offering, which is aimed at helping dental practices design clear aligners in-house.
Swiss Smile's Abivardi sisters launch vVardis oral care products
November 17, 2020 -- Swiss Smile founders Drs. Golnar and Haleh Abivardi have launched vVardis, a new line of premium oral care products.
Dentsply Sirona, Panthera Dental announce collaboration
November 13, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona has signed an agreement to collaborate with Panthera Dental to offer a digital workflow for custom-made sleep devices for those with obstructive sleep apnea.
There may be a way to eat sugar-laced yogurt without dental harm
November 12, 2020 -- Adding a common anti-tooth decay milk product to processed yogurt not only prevents enamel demineralization but also repairs lesions on the harder outer layer of teeth, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of Dentistry.  Discuss
Zahn Dental launches Zirlux Transitions
November 12, 2020 -- Henry Schein's Zahn Dental laboratory business has launched Zirlux Transitions, a zirconia restoration material.
Cosmedent offers virtual course with Dr. Arthur Volker
November 12, 2020 -- Cosmedent's Center for Esthetic Excellence is offering a virtual course on the use of direct composite resin on December 3-4 with Dr. Arthur Volker.
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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.