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
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
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.