Restoratives & Cosmetics
Tooth position and the 2nd deadly sin of smile design
July 10, 2020 -- The smile line, incisal edge position, and midline are key components of smile design. If not considered correctly, they can comprise another deadly sin of smile design. Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, discusses this important trinity and why learning beyond dental school is critical for every dentist. Read More
AAO supports orthodontic innovation with investment in KLOwen braces
July 10, 2020 -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has invested $50,000 from its Innovation and Transformation Fund in the KLOwen custom braces system, an in-office, same-day, custom bracket solution that reportedly increases doctor efficiency. Read More
Align Technology awards funding for orthodontic, dental research
July 7, 2020 -- Align Technology has awarded nine research grants under its 11th annual research award program. Read More
SmileDirectClub expands its markets, reopens in Germany
July 6, 2020 -- Teledentistry firm SmileDirectClub plans to expand its market reach into Singapore and Austria over the next few months and to reopen offices closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. 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
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States