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New dental implant company launched
June 23, 2020 -- Oral surgeon Ole Jensen, DDS, has launched Ditron Dental, a new dental implant company.
TSU debuts 1st dental implant facility in Russia
June 17, 2020 -- Tomsk State University (TSU) has developed technology to produce dental posts from nanostructured ceramics, paving the way for Russia's first dental implant facility.
DGShape Americas offers new AK-1 abutment kit
June 12, 2020 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched an AK-1 titanium abutment kit to help clinicians and dental laboratories offer in-house implant restorations.
CBCT shows rare case of dislocated implant in ethmoidal sinus
June 5, 2020 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) helped identify a rare case of a dental implant moving into a man's right ethmoidal sinus in a recent case report, published online on May 27 in Heliyon. An anatomical variant likely prevented him from showing signs of sinusitis related to the dislocated implant.  Discuss
AAID develops return-to-practice guide for dental patients
May 28, 2020 -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has created a checklist to help all types of dental patients prepare for their next appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AI finds jaw canals correctly, simplifying implants for dentists
May 13, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can locate mandibular canals with high levels of accuracy, which may make the dental implant restoration process easier for dentists, according to a recent study published in Scientific Reports.  Discuss
Neocis gets FDA nod for dental surgery component
May 13, 2020 -- Neocis has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Yomi component that reduces the CT scanner field-of-view requirements.
Solving the mystery of tooth pain from afar
April 23, 2020 -- Showing how working together from afar can happen in today’s COVID-19 environment, Dr. Alvin Danenberg discusses a recent case where a patient found him over the internet and they worked together to solve the source of the patient's pain and inflammation.  Discuss
Fishburne goes 'In Depth' on dental implants
April 22, 2020 -- Actor Laurence Fishburne plans to highlight dental implants and how they can improve people's lives in an upcoming episode of "In Depth."
AAID produces COVID-19 dental care guide
April 21, 2020 -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has released a new free online handbook, The Ultimate Guide to Dental Health During COVID-19.
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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.