Restoratives & Cosmetics
AAID promotes September as Dental Implant Awareness Month
September 2, 2020 -- September is Dental Implant Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). This year's theme -- "Healthy Mouth, Healthy You!" -- focuses on the health benefits of dental implants.
3 must-haves when it comes to dental implant impression materials
August 28, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, has a simple message in this article: If your practice is like his, you are passionate about quality, and you value your chair time, make sure your impression materials have these three important qualities.  Discuss
Pikos Symposium 2020 slated for live event in October
August 20, 2020 -- The Pikos Institute has announced that its 2020 Pikos Symposium will be an in-person continuing education event held on October 15-17 in Orlando, FL.
Are bug wing-inspired antimicrobial implants coming?
August 10, 2020 -- Medical technology company Anisop and the University of South Australia plan to use nanoengineering concepts to develop new antimicrobial dental implants that mimic the surface of insect wings resistant to infection.  Discuss
Dental implant fails twice from growth of rare cystic lining
August 5, 2020 -- A patient's dental implant failed twice due to a cystic lining growing around it, in a rare case that was detected without signs of periapical radiolucency on an x-ray, according to a case report.  Discuss
Yomi dental robotic system gets additional FDA 510(k) clearance
July 29, 2020 -- Robot-assisted dental surgery firm Neocis has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a new edentulous indication on its Yomi dental robotic system.
X-Nav Technologies announces FDA 510(k) clearance for X-Mark
July 23, 2020 -- Guided surgery company X-Nav Technologies has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its X-Mark patient registration technology.
A connection between proton pump inhibitors, COVID-19, and dental implants?
July 21, 2020 -- Tom Viola, RPh, discusses why there appears to be a connection between proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and the odds of testing positive for COVID-19. He then joins Kevin Henry, DrBicuspid.com's editor in chief, for a short podcast on the link between PPIs and dental implants.  Discuss
Pikos Institute launches online CE platform
July 13, 2020 -- Michael Pikos, DDS, has created Pikos Online, a new website for continuing education (CE) courses and clinical content.
New dental implant company launched
June 23, 2020 -- Oral surgeon Ole Jensen, DDS, has launched Ditron Dental, a new dental implant company.
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.
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