Restoratives & Cosmetics Sponsored by Align Technology
Forget full crowns: CAD/CAM for conservative restorations
May 13, 2021 -- CAD/CAM, tooth-colored materials, and improved bonding technologies are allowing dentists more options than ever for placing minimally invasive posterior restorations. Dr. Steven Gold will address this very topic in his presentation at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual convention. Read More
Case report: Universal composite repairs leaking amalgam
May 7, 2021 -- This case report examines the steps taken to repair leaking amalgam. A 30-year-old man presented to the dental practice with a chief complaint of a sensitive tooth on the upper left posterior. Upon examination, the clinician diagnosed the patient with reversible pulpitis. Read More
Voco introduces composite warming and application device
May 6, 2021 -- Voco has introduced a new composite rapid warming and application device for its VisCalor composite line. Read More
Glidewell announces comprehensive warranty
May 3, 2021 -- Glidewell has announced a new no-fault lifetime warranty for its Hahn tapered implants, custom abutments, and BruxZir restorations. Read More
Penn Dental to launch new oral healthcare center
April 19, 2021 -- The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental Medicine) and the university's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have launched a new oral health initiative called the Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry. Read More
DirectaDentalGroup partners with Style Italiano
March 15, 2021 -- Dental materials manufacturer DirectaDentalGroup announced it is the newest Style Italiano partner. Read More
Glass hybrid costs less than composite in 3-year trial
March 12, 2021 -- Dentists looking for alternatives to amalgam may want to consider the latest generation of glass ionomers: glass hybrids. A glass hybrid material outperformed a nanohybrid composite in a three-year, randomized, controlled, split-mouth trial to be published in the April edition of the Journal of Dentistry. Read More
Garrison debuts anterior composite matrix system
March 5, 2021 -- Garrison has debuted the Fusion anterior matrix system, a composite matrix system specifically designed for challenging anterior restorations. Read More
Patterson's dental sales spike in fiscal Q3
March 3, 2021 -- Patterson Companies reported higher sales in its dental segment for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021. Read More
German researchers net $2.5M to explore new dental materials
March 2, 2021 -- A new German research foundation called InterDent will receive 2.1 million euros ($2.5 million U.S.) over the next three years to explore how dental restorations can be made to last longer. 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) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting
September 27 - October 2
Nashville, Tennessee United States