Restoratives & Cosmetics
Jefferson Dental opens new office in Texas
January 14, 2022 -- Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics recently opened its latest office in Westworth Village, TX, a Fort Worth suburb. Read More
National Dentex acquires Biotech Dental Prosthetics
January 14, 2022 -- National Dentex Labs has acquired Biotech Dental Prosthetics located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Read More
DESS launches new website
January 12, 2022 -- Terrats Medical's Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) has launched a new website. Read More
What dentistry has learned about TMDs, orthodontics in 30 years
January 11, 2022 -- In the past 30 years, dentistry has learned that conventional orthodontic treatments do not cure or cause temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), according to an article published on January 7 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
Pulpdent secures 2 patents for calcium phosphate molecule
January 10, 2022 -- Pulpdent has secured two U.S. patents for a stabilized calcium phosphate molecule called methacrylate-functionalized calcium phosphate. Read More
Western Dental opens 2 new Southern Calif. offices
January 10, 2022 -- Western Dental & Orthodontics has opened two new offices in Southern California: one in Highland Park and another in Menifee. Read More
Rock Dental Brands acquires 10 dental clinics
January 7, 2022 -- Arkansas-based Rock Dental Brands recently acquired 10 clinics in Arkansas and Missouri, bringing its total number of clinics to 94 across three states. Read More
What to consider before using bone grafts in patients
January 6, 2022 -- Clinicians must consider their patients' personal, religious, and humanitarian values to ensure using specific bone grafts does not violate their beliefs, according to an article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Align Technology donates $1M to AAOF
January 6, 2022 -- Align Technology has donated $1 million to the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) in support of quality education and research that leads to excellence in patient care. Read More
New device may quickly, cheaply sterilize dental instruments
January 5, 2022 -- A radical vapor reactor, which eliminates germs by producing high levels of reactive oxygen species, may offer a quick, low-cost way to sterilize dental instruments, according to findings published in the February issue of Process Biochemistry. Read More
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
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting
February 24-26
San Diego, California United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States