Restoratives & Cosmetics
AAID promotes September as Dental Implant Awareness Month
September 2, 2020 -- September is Dental Implant Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). This year's theme -- "Healthy Mouth, Healthy You!" -- focuses on the health benefits of dental implants.
Align debuts stickers for clear aligners
September 2, 2020 -- Align Technology has debuted sticker accessories, allowing patients to personalize their Invisalign clear aligners.
3 must-haves when it comes to dental implant impression materials
August 28, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for, has a simple message in this article: If your practice is like his, you are passionate about quality, and you value your chair time, make sure your impression materials have these three important qualities.  Discuss
ProBiora Health to sponsor bike event benefiting oral health
August 24, 2020 -- Oral care probiotics company ProBiora Health is sponsoring a cross-country bike ride to benefit Smile For a Lifetime, a nonprofit organization that matches children who need orthodontic treatment with dental professionals willing to donate care.
Polarized lenses and productive treatment planning
August 21, 2020 -- As he continues his series on the seven deadly sins of smile design, Dr. David Rice, clinical editor of, gives his thoughts on the importance of the right vision (for the dentist and the team) when it comes to treatment planning.  Discuss
Pikos Symposium 2020 slated for live event in October
August 20, 2020 -- The Pikos Institute has announced that its 2020 Pikos Symposium will be an in-person continuing education event held on October 15-17 in Orlando, FL.
Norris 20/26 bracket system unveiled
August 20, 2020 -- An orthodontist from San Antonio has partnered with DynaFlex to create the Norris 20/26 bracket system.
Plak Smacker introduces VursaWedge, sets CE course
August 19, 2020 -- A virtual continuing education (CE) course about how to achieve perfect gingival margins on composite restorations using Plak Smacker's matrix band VursaWedge is set for August 20.
Georgia School of Orthodontics receives CODA approval to double class size
August 19, 2020 -- The Georgia School of Orthodontics has received approval to double its enrollment to enable the school to train more resident dentists in the specialty of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at its two Atlanta campuses. With the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approval, class size has increased from 18 orthodontic residents per class to 36 per class.
Ocasio-Cortez takes to Instagram to discuss dental costs, healthcare
August 18, 2020 -- Well-known Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared in a viral Instagram post that she is getting braces to help with her smile esthetics. What's one of the biggest reasons she's waited until now to straighten her smile? She can finally afford it. She talked in her post about the cost of dentistry and how dental healthcare is truly healthcare.  Discuss
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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.
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