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Nobio appoints new CCO
October 11, 2021 -- Nobio has appointed John Scott as its new chief commercial officer (CCO). Scott will lead the company's North American operations to support its Infinix line of antimicrobial composites. Read More
Premier Dental highlights 4 new products
September 28, 2021 -- Premier Dental is highlighting four new products it said will help dentists be more efficient and improve patient outcomes. Read More
Dentsply Sirona to launch digital print expansions
September 23, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona will launch four expansions of the Lucitone Digital Print denture system, a move the company said will add momentum to the digital transformation of the dental laboratory industry. Read More
FDA seeks comment on dental resins, facet screw performance
August 27, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on draft guidance related to the performance criteria and testing methods for facet screws and dental resins. Read More
What's on my chair for posterior CAD/CAM restorations
August 17, 2021 -- What's on My Chair is a new series on DrBicuspid.com in which dental professionals share the tools and techniques they use for specific types of procedures and cases. In the first episode, digital dentistry expert Dr. Steven Gold shares how he prepares and places posterior CAD/CAM restorations. Read More
Case report: Split wedge overcomes restoration challenges
August 12, 2021 -- A 70-year-old man presented with a failing direct composite on tooth #20 with recurrent caries on the gingival margin. In this case report, Dr. Matthew Burton, creator of the VursaWedge, describes how he used his wedge with existing tools to create a seamless gingival margin. Read More
Cosmedent introduces Renamel Bulkfill
June 30, 2021 -- Cosmedent has launched Renamel Bulkfill, its posterior composite bulkfill that the company calls "the amalgam of composite." Read More
Zirconia shines in review of systematic reviews
June 29, 2021 -- Zirconia received satisfactory marks in a new review of systematic reviews of the restorative material. While zirconia-ceramic restorations came with technical, biological, and aesthetic complications, many of these complications did not affect restoration functionality and could be fixed during routine care. Read More
Voco adds VisCalor thermoviscous composite
June 11, 2021 -- Voco has introduced its second thermoviscous composite, VisCalor, following the prior launch of VisCalor bulk. Read More
AAE supports vital pulp therapy for mature teeth
June 1, 2021 -- The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) supports vital pulp therapy as a treatment option for patients who have adult teeth with injured pulps and fully formed roots, according to a position statement released on May 24. 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
Florida Dental Convention
June 23-25
Kissimmee, Florida United States
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