Restoratives
Neocis reaches implant milestone
January 8, 2020 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis announced that its Yomi robotics system was used to place over 1,000 implants in 2019.
SICAT unveils new version of implant planning software
December 10, 2019 -- Software and hardware manufacturer SICAT has introduced version 2.0 of its implant planning software for CEREC guides.
Glidewell adds components for Astra Tech implants
October 14, 2019 -- Glidewell Dental announced that its restorative solutions and line of Inclusive prosthetic components are now available for Dentsply Sirona's Astra Tech Implant System EV.
Neocis installs robotic surgery devices
October 9, 2019 -- The Boston University School of Dental Medicine has installed two surgical robotic devices from dental implant surgery company Neocis.
FDA meeting to focus on safety of dental amalgam, implants
October 2, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a public meeting in November to discuss ongoing efforts to evaluate dental amalgam and metal-containing implants and to address potential safety questions.  Discuss
Neocis gets FDA clearance for robotic dental drill
September 30, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to dental implant surgery company Neocis for use of its Yomi robotic surgery device as a dental drill.
Talking to your patients about implants or a root canal
September 23, 2019 -- Should your patient get an implant or a root canal? Dr. Edward Harsini notes that this is a difficult conversation to have with a patient and requires the dentist to have an answer that incorporates both the patient's investment and medical history perspectives. An implant isn't always the right answer.  Discuss
Zirconia implants pretty, but no better than titanium
September 16, 2019 -- A zirconia implant looks better, but research has yet to show that it is a suitable alternative to dental fixtures made with titanium, according to a review published in Dental Materials on September 6.  Discuss
ADA 2019: New perio classifications help improve patient care
September 5, 2019 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Updates to periodontitis and peri-implant disease classifications can help dental professionals improve the care of their patients, according to a presentation at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress.  Discuss
Osstell guided implant tool gets FDA clearance
September 3, 2019 -- Implant stability measurement developer Osstell has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Osstell Beacon guided implant treatment tool.
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
2020 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
January 23-25
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress 2020
January 30 - February 1
Boston, Massachusetts United States