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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.
Pulpdent debuts new white dental filling material
January 3, 2020 -- Dental research and manufacturing company Pulpdent has unveiled a new white dental filling material that imitates the properties of natural teeth.
DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards 2019 finalists
December 19, 2019 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Dental Excellence Awards. Voting for the final round is now open, and it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New Toothpaste.  Discuss
Hu-Friedy launches flexible composite instrument
November 25, 2019 -- Hu-Friedy has launched its new Akro-Flex restorative composite spatula.
Why dentists need to stop treating composite like amalgam
October 24, 2019 -- Dr. David Rice of IgniteDDS talks about a game-changing way of working with composite in the dental practice. He also discusses how Bioclear and 3M are working together on this project.  Discuss
Nobio gets new FDA clearances
October 8, 2019 -- Materials science company Nobio of Israel has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for two products, its Infinix universal bond and universal composite for restoratives.
Can SDF reduce restoration bond strength? Yes and no
August 22, 2019 -- Can the application of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) affect restoration bond strength? The results are mixed, according to a new systematic review published in the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.  Discuss
Nobio gets FDA clearance for composites
August 7, 2019 -- Materials science company Nobio of Israel has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Infinix flowable and bulk-fill composites for restorations.
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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.