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OSAP posts infection prevention, control guide for school sealant programs
February 16, 2021 -- The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has published a new infection prevention and control guide for school sealant programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Kuraray Noritake debuts new universal composite
February 16, 2021 -- Kuraray Noritake has launched a new Clearfil Majesty ES-2 universal composite for posterior restorations. Read More
Researchers use CAD to test novel implant design
February 12, 2021 -- Researchers from India ran simulations using CAD software to test implant stress distribution in a study published on February 10 in Materials Today: Proceedings. They found an ideal implant abutment design and praised the merits of modeling implants before placing them. Read More
Infographic: Best states for dental health in 2021
February 11, 2021 -- Wisconsin has once again topped the list of best U.S. states for dental health in the annual analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub. See where your state landed in this year's dental health rankings. Read More
Blue or white? Study finds scan color makes a difference
February 11, 2021 -- A number of factors can influence the accuracy of an intraoral scan, including the color of a scanner's light. The use of a blue-light scanning mode resulted in significantly more accurate scans in a study published on February 2 in the Journal of Prosthodontics. Read More
National Academies critiques NTP fluoride toxicity report
February 11, 2021 -- The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on February 9 published a critique of the National Toxicology Program's (NTP) second draft of a monograph on fluoride and neurotoxicity. Read More
Biolase closes $14M stock offering
February 11, 2021 -- Biolase has closed its previously announced stock offering, generating proceeds of about $14.4 million. Read More
FDA OKs 1st sleep apnea device used when awake
February 10, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized marketing of the first prescription-only sleep apnea device that people use while awake. Read More
Align unveils iTero Element Plus series
February 8, 2021 -- Align Technology has debuted its iTero Element Plus series, which has all the capabilities of other iTero Element products along with faster processing time and advanced visualization abilities, the firm said. Read More
SprintRay, Bego join forces on 3D printing
February 8, 2021 -- SprintRay and Bego are partnering so that Bego's VarseoSmile Crown plus and VarseoSmile Temp 3D printing materials will become available for use with the SprintRay Pro 3D printer. 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.