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Is computer-aided surgery a tool against antibiotic resistance?
January 26, 2023 -- Static computer-aided implant surgery offers benefits compared to conventional procedures, including that it may help combat antibiotic resistance, according to a letter published on January 24 in the International Dental Journal. Read More
Clinical trial to test material to regenerate bone
January 24, 2023 -- The Italian Ministry of Health has granted permission for a 15-patient pilot clinical trial to assess the efficacy of a biomaterial designed to regenerate bone in the mandibular and maxillary dental arches, according to a press release from the company behind the material. Read More
Alpha Healthcare to merge with Carmell Therapeutics
January 9, 2023 -- Alpha Healthcare Acquisition will merge with Carmell Therapeutics, which develops allogeneic plasma-based biomaterials, including for use as an alternative to bone grafting in dental restorations. Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs
December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice. Read More
Digital Dental to distribute Preat's titanium blanks
December 14, 2022 -- Digital Dental will distribute Preat Corporation's titanium blanks for abutment milling in the U.S. effective immediately. Read More
Free virtual dental implant marketing event November 29
November 22, 2022 -- Dental marketing expert and founder of Identity Dental Marketing Grace Rizza will host a free virtual event, "5 Reasons Your Dental Implant Marketing Isn't Working," on Tuesday, November 29 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Read More
5 factors that impact peri-implantitis
November 8, 2022 -- Researchers analyzed the current literature concerning antimicrobial surfaces used on dental implant materials, focusing on microbial population and functional responses, and found five factors that affect peri-implantitis risk. They published their results earlier this month in Dentistry Review. Read More
ZimVie launches new dental implant in the U.S.
November 4, 2022 -- Dental products manufacturer ZimVie, formerly Zimmer Biomet, has launched the TSX dental implant in the U.S. Read More
Facing osteosarcoma in the age of Instagram
October 25, 2022 -- Like many 30-something-year-old women, Jen Taylor chronicles her life on the social media platform Instagram. In Taylor's case, her profile also serves as an outlet for documenting her life after she was diagnosed with cancer in her maxilla in her late 20s. Dr. Teresa Yang shares Taylor's story. Read More
Prosthetic knee outcomes worse for patients with implants
October 21, 2022 -- Patients who had dental caries or implant placement one year before total knee arthroplasty have more complications, including heart attacks, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Arthroplasty. Read More
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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.