Restoratives & Cosmetics
GC America to host free online bioactive dentistry symposium
August 13, 2020 -- GC America will host a free online symposium on bioactive dentistry on August 21 at 9 a.m. Central time.
Colgate debuts overnight teeth whitening pen
August 11, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive has launched the new Optic White overnight teeth whitening pen.
Are bug wing-inspired antimicrobial implants coming?
August 10, 2020 -- Medical technology company Anisop and the University of South Australia plan to use nanoengineering concepts to develop new antimicrobial dental implants that mimic the surface of insect wings resistant to infection.  Discuss
Ormco offers Spark treatment planning webinar series
August 10, 2020 -- Ormco is offering a free, on-demand webinar series on its Spark clear aligners with Dr. Ivan Malagón.
Don't let the tissue be the issue in your smile design
August 7, 2020 -- As he continues his discussion of the seven deadly sins of smile design, Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for, gives his thoughts on how often the gingiva is overlooked. He compares its importance in the smile design scheme to the frame surrounding a desired photo.  Discuss
Q&A with Dr. Sam Low on dental aerosols, lasers, and the role of the hygienist after COVID-19
August 6, 2020 -- In a one-on-one interview, Dr. Sam Low chats with Editor-in-Chief Kevin Henry about a number of topics, including the future of dental hygiene as well as how dentistry has changed since the COVID-19 disruption.  Discuss
Dental implant fails twice from growth of rare cystic lining
August 5, 2020 -- A patient's dental implant failed twice due to a cystic lining growing around it, in a rare case that was detected without signs of periapical radiolucency on an x-ray, according to a case report.  Discuss
Case report showcases benefits of oral surgery via diode laser
August 4, 2020 -- Diode laser-assisted oral surgery offers many advantages when removing benign, premalignant, or malignant lesions or venous malformations from patients' oral cavities, according to a case report published on July 20 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
Align signs with the New Orleans Saints
August 4, 2020 -- Align Technology's Invisalign brand has become the "Official Smile" partner of the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League.
Invisalign brand now NFL's official clear aligner sponsor
August 3, 2020 -- Align Technology's Invisalign brand has become the official clear aligner sponsor of the National Football League (NFL).
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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.