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Aspen Dental introduces Motto clear aligners
June 15, 2021 -- Aspen Dental Management has unveiled its Motto clear aligners. Read More
Wis. may authorize dental therapists, auxiliaries
June 14, 2021 -- The state of Wisconsin may authorize two kinds of dental care providers: dental therapists and dental auxiliaries, according to a June 14 report in the Wisconsin State Journal. Read More
What you need to know about at-home teeth whiteners
June 11, 2021 -- Stroll down the dental aisle at your local grocery store and you'll see an array of products promising to whiten your teeth. It's enough to cause decision paralysis, writes Dr. Teresa Yang. In this article, she breaks down the effectiveness of three over-the-counter whitening products. Read More
Voco adds VisCalor thermoviscous composite
June 11, 2021 -- Voco has introduced its second thermoviscous composite, VisCalor, following the prior launch of VisCalor bulk. Read More
Twitter users starting to embrace water fluoridation
June 10, 2021 -- Twitter users have started to get on board with community water fluoridation, with the number of supporters rising from none to 19% in five years, according to an article published on June 7 in BDJ in Practice. Read More
British study warns of risks of teeth whitening products
June 10, 2021 -- Teeth whitening products bought online or over the counter may contain up to 300 times the legally permissible amount of hydrogen peroxide, according to a report by a group called Which? published on June 7 in BDJ in Practice. Read More
Desktop Health gets CE Mark for Flexcera dentures
June 10, 2021 -- Desktop Health said it has received the CE Mark for its Flexcera resin, a proprietary product for use in 3D fabrication of dental prosthetics. Read More
Parkell to open office in Sweden
June 9, 2021 -- Dental materials and equipment manufacturer Parkell is opening a new office in Sweden. Read More
Canadian clinic lets patients pay in cryptocurrency
June 8, 2021 -- Southdown Dental Clinic in Mississauga, Ontario, said it is now accepting cryptocurrency payments from its patients. Read More
Orthodontic wire leads to appendicitis in 11-year-old girl
June 7, 2021 -- A 2.7-cm orthodontic wire caused appendicitis in an 11-year-old girl in California, according to a report published in the August issue of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. Imaging revealed the wire and helped clinicians make the diagnosis. 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 Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
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