Restoratives & Cosmetics Sponsored by Align Technology
Ultradent, Align strike tooth-whitening aligner deal
September 17, 2021 -- Align Technology signed a multiyear deal to sell a professional whitening system for aligners and retainers made by Ultradent Products. Read More
Biolase, Healthy Smiles to hold oral health awareness event
September 17, 2021 -- Dental laser company Biolase and Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County are inviting dental professionals to a reception that will be held September 24, 2021, to raise awareness about the importance of improving the oral health of children in the community. Read More
vVardis partners with CareQuest on drill-free tech
September 17, 2021 -- vVardis is partnering with CareQuest Innovation Partners to develop drill-free technologies to eradicate tooth decay, the company announced. Read More
Queen Victoria made wearing teeth a fashion trend
September 16, 2021 -- From mourning her husband's death to showing off love tokens from his hunting trips, Queen Victoria helped trigger the popularity of jewelry adorned with teeth, according to a news article published on September 10 in the British Dental Journal. Read More
Ackuretta, Bego team up on 3D printing
September 16, 2021 -- Bego's 3D printing materials will be integrated into Ackuretta's 3D printing systems, the companies announced. Read More
How 3D printing can support remote education in dentistry
September 15, 2021 -- 3D printing became an invaluable tool that enabled dental students at one university to train from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Elisa Praderi writes why the situation proves 3D printing has been underutilized in education -- until now. Read More
Henry Schein restructures medical, dental businesses
September 15, 2021 -- Henry Schein has restructured its organization to consolidate the management of its dental and medical distribution businesses. Read More
Zimmer Biomet spinoff to be called ZimVie
September 15, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet announced that its spinoff spine and dental businesses will be named ZimVie. Read More
Roland DGA debuts attachment adapter for abutment kit
September 15, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has unveiled a new Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) material attachment adapter for its AK-1 abutment kit designed to be used with the DWX-42W wet mill. Read More
Orthodontist pleads guilty in ex-Ark. lawmaker bribery scheme
September 14, 2021 -- A well-known orthodontist pleaded guilty on September 13 in connection with a public corruption scheme involving a former state senator from Arkansas, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Arkansas. 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
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States