Digital workflow can aid layering technique for anterior teeth May 23, 2022 -- A digital workflow can be used to layer composite resin restorations, according to a study published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. In the paper, researchers describe a process involving software and 3D templates to restore anterior teeth, helping to quickly create appealing restorations.Read More
Selenium dental sealants may aid caries prevention April 25, 2022 -- Dental sealants that contain selenium may stop caries-causing bacteria from forming on and below a sealed tooth, possibly paving a new way to help prevent tooth decay, according to a study recently published in Dental Materials.Read More
Researchers are putting the human mouth onto microchips March 24, 2022 -- Researchers are putting parts of the human mouth on microchips to find better ways to treat oral diseases. The technology could help accelerate drug discovery, enable personalized medicine, and even reduce the need for animal experiments.Read More
Veneers may trump crowns for restoring teeth with fluorosis February 18, 2022 -- Ceramic veneers are minimally invasive, preserve tooth structure, and provide long-term aesthetic rehabilitation and, therefore, may be a better option than crowns for patients with fluorosis, according to a study published on February 17 in BMC Oral Health.Read More
Patients satisfied with digital implant workflow November 16, 2021 -- Patients reported higher satisfaction with a digital workflow for creating a single implant-supported posterior crown than a conventional workflow in a randomized clinical trial published in the Journal of Dentistry.Read More
Will automation, rising costs make dental labs obsolete? November 11, 2021 -- A labor shortage, rising costs, and increasing automation are leading to big changes in the dental lab industry. Dr. Teresa Yang summarized how these trends are affecting dental labs and what smaller labs can do to compete in the modern era.Read More
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.