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
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
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
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
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.