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Lasers reduce pain after extraction, implant surgeries
September 14, 2021 -- Low-level lasers reduced pain following extraction and implant surgeries in a pair of blinded randomized controlled trials published recently in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. Read More
Park Dental Research acquires Orchestrate 3D
September 13, 2021 -- Park Dental Research has acquired Orchestrate 3D, a 3D printing company and dental orthodontic software manufacturer. Read More
Dental Dose: Why prilocaine is arguably the best anesthetic
September 10, 2021 -- So far on Dental Dose, pharmacologist Tom Viola, PhD, has covered the advantages of articaine, lidocaine, Carbocaine, and bupivacaine. But he's saved arguably the best local anesthetic for last: prilocaine. Read More
Straumann teams up with Aspen Dental
September 8, 2021 -- Straumann Group has struck a deal to offer its dental implants, abutments, and CAD/CAM products at Aspen Dental Management-affiliated offices across the U.S. Read More
What's on my chair for cracked teeth during the pandemic
September 3, 2021 -- In June 2020, Dr. Stephen Abrams got a call from a patient saying that she cracked a tooth. But when he started asking questions, Abrams realized something more was going on. Learn how he helped in this episode of What's on My Chair. Read More
PDS, Smile Generation report success for annual serve day
September 3, 2021 -- Pacific Dental Services (PDS) reported providing more than $4 million of donated dentistry with the Smile Generation for the 11th annual Smile Generation Serve Day. Read More
AFS: Study shows detriment of cutting community fluoride
September 2, 2021 -- A recent study showed a continued rise in cavities among children since one Canadian city ended water fluoridation in 2011. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) pointed to the findings as evidence that ending water fluoridation can result in more dental disease. Read More
Children & Teen Dental Group now named Oak Dental Partners
September 2, 2021 -- Atlanta-based dental service organization Children & Teen Dental Group has changed its name to Oak Dental Partners. Read More
Biolase taps Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan as clinical adviser
September 2, 2021 -- Biolase has entered into a clinical advisory partnership with endodontist Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan. Buchanan has been lecturing and teaching hands-on endodontic continuing education courses for more than 30 years. Read More
Technology Focus: Crown.AI software for fastdesign.io
August 31, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology for dentistry has come a long way, and two new features from Glidewell's fastdesign.io software show how smart technologies can save time in the clinic. The Glidewell team showcased Crown.AI and Margin.AI in this Technology Focus interview. 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