Restoratives & Cosmetics
Nobio's antibacterial composites get FDA nod
September 9, 2020 -- Nobio has received an additional 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Infinix antibacterial composites.
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.
Smile design sins: How not to kill your reputation with veneers
July 31, 2020 -- Whether it's porcelain veneers or composite bonding, anterior restorative treatment will make your reputation -- or destroy it, writes Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com. In this installment of his seven deadly sins of smile design series, Dr. Rice focuses on the veneers and the importance of tissue.  Discuss
GC America announces results of Equia Forte study
July 23, 2020 -- GC America has announced the results of a multicenter study looking into the efficacy of its Equia Forte glass hybrid technology.
Shofu celebrates 20th anniversary of bioactive Giomer technology
June 9, 2020 -- Shofu Dental is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its bioactive Giomer restorative technology.
Dentsply Sirona, AADR honor students with 2020 SCADA awards
June 9, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) have announced the 2020 winners of the Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application (SCADA) awards.
New treatment method: Maybe seal a split tooth rather than pull it?
May 27, 2020 -- Clinicians preserved a patient's split tooth using a nonsurgical technique that included widening and sealing the fracture gap with mineral trioxide aggregate and composite, according to a case report published online on May 3 in the Journal of Endodontics.  Discuss
Case report: Replacing a fractured direct composite with an indirect hybrid ceramic restoration
March 5, 2020 -- Dr. Greg Campbell reports on a 45-year-old patient who presented with a fractured direct composite restoration and how it was replaced with an indirect hybrid ceramic restoration.  Discuss
3M releases ergonomic syringe for flowable restoratives
March 2, 2020 -- 3M has introduced a new ergonomic syringe design for its flowable restoratives.
Shofu debuts self-adhesive flowable restorative
January 23, 2020 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has debuted FIT SA, a self-adhesive flowable restorative material.
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.
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