Restoratives & Cosmetics
Lasers can help restore trust in pediatric oral care
December 2, 2021 -- Many kids have missed a dental checkup in the past few years, and the primary reason cited is fear of being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Dr. Samuel Low argues why lasers are one tool you might not think of that can help restore trust in pediatric oral care and get kids back to the clinic. Read More
Tips and tricks from a hygienist with 30+ years of experience
November 23, 2021 -- October was National Dental Hygiene Month, and while the month is over, it's never too late to share some tricks and tips of the trade. Lynn Atkinson, RDH, lists three peer-to-peer education resources and three technologies that she recommends to hygienists. Read More
Biolase posts 46% growth in Q3 revenue
November 15, 2021 -- Biolase reported a 46% increase in its 2021 third-quarter revenue. Read More
Convergent completes $40M funding round
October 29, 2021 -- Convergent Dental recently completed a $40 million series C funding round led by Arboretum Ventures, with participation from existing investors, including Long River Ventures and the Gund Foundation. Read More
3 common myths in laser dentistry
October 1, 2021 -- How much do you know about laser technology? Dr. Samuel Low responds to three of the most prevailing myths about lasers and shares his insight into why lasers are versatile, economical tools for dental practices. Read More
Biolase, Healthy Smiles to hold oral health awareness event
September 17, 2021 -- Dental laser company Biolase and Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County are inviting dental professionals to a reception that will be held September 24, 2021, to raise awareness about the importance of improving the oral health of children in the community. Read More
Lasers reduce pain after extraction, implant surgeries
September 14, 2021 -- Low-level lasers reduced pain following extraction and implant surgeries in a pair of blinded randomized controlled trials published recently in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. Read More
Biolase taps Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan as clinical adviser
September 2, 2021 -- Biolase has entered into a clinical advisory partnership with endodontist Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan. Buchanan has been lecturing and teaching hands-on endodontic continuing education courses for more than 30 years. Read More
Preventing perio disease aids positive mental, physical health
August 26, 2021 -- Research has shown a link between periodontal disease and physical and mental health. Dr. Samuel Low examines how dental professionals can help treat and prevent this condition that affects nearly 65 million people in the U.S. Read More
Biolase expands board of directors
August 17, 2021 -- Biolase has added three new members to its board of directors, including the current executive director of the ADA. Read More
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.
Conferences
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting
February 24-26
San Diego, California United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States