Restoratives & Cosmetics
Biolase webinar on lasers and managing periodontitis draws interest
September 21, 2020 -- Biolase announced that approximately 400 dental professionals attended a September panel discussion about a July study on the company's Repair Perio laser for periodontitis management.
Fotona completes purchase from ARC Laser
September 10, 2020 -- Fotona has purchased laser systems and a photothermal therapy system from ARC Laser.
Q&A with Dr. Sam Low on dental aerosols, lasers, and the role of the hygienist after COVID-19
August 6, 2020 -- In a one-on-one interview, Dr. Sam Low chats with DrBicuspid.com Editor-in-Chief Kevin Henry about a number of topics, including the future of dental hygiene as well as how dentistry has changed since the COVID-19 disruption.  Discuss
Case report showcases benefits of oral surgery via diode laser
August 4, 2020 -- Diode laser-assisted oral surgery offers many advantages when removing benign, premalignant, or malignant lesions or venous malformations from patients' oral cavities, according to a case report published on July 20 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
Summus debuts class IV diode dental laser
July 22, 2020 -- Summus Medical Laser's Horizon dental laser system, a class IV diode laser made for dentistry, is now available for purchase.
New podcast focuses on laser-assisted procedures
May 8, 2020 -- The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry and Millennium Dental Technologies have partnered to create a new podcast featuring dentists who have used lasers to treat periodontitis and peri-implantitis in their practices.
A hygienist shares her opinion on the future of dental hygiene
May 6, 2020 -- In the second article in a continuing series, we talk to a dental hygienist about what she believes the future of her profession will look like -- and which technologies will make a difference for hygienists in the future.  Discuss
Diode laser surgery improves lip lesion treatments
April 30, 2020 -- Diode laser surgery can successfully treat white lesions on the lips, promoting quick healing and complete lip restoration without causing bleeding or requiring stitches, according to a recent case report published in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
One hygienist's view on the future of dental hygiene
April 8, 2020 -- In the first piece in a continuing series, we talk to a dental hygienist about what she believes the future of her profession will look like -- and which technologies will make a difference for hygienists in the future.  Discuss
Ultradent debuts diode laser adapter
February 26, 2020 -- Ultradent Products has launched its new photobiomodulation adapter for the Gemini 810 + 980 soft-tissue diode laser.
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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