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FDA OKs Vivos' daytime-nighttime OSA device
January 4, 2023 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave 510(k) clearance to Vivos Therapeutics' daytime-nighttime device for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Read More
Composite material good for repairing cuspal defects
December 23, 2022 -- Composite material is suitable for repairing and replacing cuspal defects, according to research published December 20 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
8 dental industry leaders share predictions for 2023
December 20, 2022 -- Eight leaders and executives in the dental industry shared their predictions for dentistry in 2023. Leading ideas include a continued adoption of artificial intelligence to drive better patient outcomes and a renewed focus on the patient experience to justify rising costs. Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis tied to more dental disorders
December 20, 2022 -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) show elevated frequency of dental visits, but also an increased incidence of dental disorders, according to a study published December 15 in BMC Oral Health. The disorders include dental caries, pulpitis, gingivitis, periodontitis, and oral ulceration. Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs
December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice. Read More
Rutgers dentist offers primer on avoiding "wine teeth"
December 19, 2022 -- A dentist who heads the faculty practice of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is offering tips on how to avoid "wine teeth" -- that is, staining caused by red wine -- this holiday season. Read More
Digital Dental to distribute Preat's titanium blanks
December 14, 2022 -- Digital Dental will distribute Preat Corporation's titanium blanks for abutment milling in the U.S. effective immediately. Read More
New West Dental Lab debuts 3D-printed sleep device
December 13, 2022 -- New West Dental Lab has introduced EndSnorZ, a 3D-printed mandibular advancement device used to treat patients with sleep-disturbed breathing. Read More
Now trending: Oral piercings and gems
December 12, 2022 -- Dentists are warning against a popular trend among young adults: oral piercings and gems. The trend may pose serious damage to one's oral health, according to a commentary published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Cloud 9's ToothFairy rebranded as Cloud 9 Ignite
December 12, 2022 -- Cloud-based dental practice management system provider Cloud 9 Software has rebranded ToothFairy, its recently acquired customer experience management software, as Cloud 9 Ignite. 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.