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FDA seeks comment on dental resins, facet screw performance
August 27, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on draft guidance related to the performance criteria and testing methods for facet screws and dental resins. Read More
Unable to find dentist, U.K. man used dead man's dentures
August 27, 2021 -- A man from Preston, England, has been using a deceased person's dentures after being unable to find a dentist from the U.K. National Health Service, according to a report published August 25 in Metro. Read More
Preventing perio disease aids positive mental, physical health
August 26, 2021 -- Research has shown a link between periodontal disease and physical and mental health. Dr. Samuel Low examines how dental professionals can help treat and prevent this condition that affects nearly 65 million people in the U.S. Read More
Oclean unveils new water flosser
August 24, 2021 -- Oclean has introduced Oclean W10, a compact water flosser designed for use at home, at the office, or on a trip. Read More
Stuck vampire fangs give 55-year-old man a Halloween fright
August 20, 2021 -- What's one thing that's spookier than the spirits roaming among the living on Halloween? Getting fake vampire fangs stuck in your mouth. A 55-year-old man knows this frightening experience firsthand, according to a case report published on August 13 in the British Dental Journal. Read More
Solmetex names new special markets director
August 19, 2021 -- Solmetex has appointed Amy Gagne, RDH, to the new position of director of special markets. Read More
What's on my chair for posterior CAD/CAM restorations
August 17, 2021 -- What's on My Chair is a new series on DrBicuspid.com in which dental professionals share the tools and techniques they use for specific types of procedures and cases. In the first episode, digital dentistry expert Dr. Steven Gold shares how he prepares and places posterior CAD/CAM restorations. Read More
Biolase expands board of directors
August 17, 2021 -- Biolase has added three new members to its board of directors, including the current executive director of the ADA. Read More
Affordable Care adds 7 practices to network
August 17, 2021 -- Affordable Care has added seven tooth replacement practices to its network in an expansion that also marked its entry into the North Dakota market. Read More
Surgeons treat woman's severe post-traumatic condylar resorption
August 16, 2021 -- A woman was treated successfully for severe facial skeletal deformities caused by the condylar resorption of her temporomandibular joint, which stemmed from childhood trauma. The report was published on August 13 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. 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
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