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Academy of Laser Dentistry debuts laser training program
January 22, 2020 -- The Academy of Laser Dentistry has unveiled a laser training program for dental service organizations. Read More
9 ways your patients will benefit from low-level laser therapy
December 20, 2019 -- Dr. Mel Burchman, president of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, explains how low-level laser therapy, or photobiomodulation, can offer your patients many therapeutic benefits, including reduction of pain and inflammation, immunomodulation, and promotion of wound healing and tissue regeneration, as well as being an alternative to addictive opioid drugs. Read More
DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards 2019 finalists
December 19, 2019 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Dental Excellence Awards. Voting for the final round is now open, and it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New Toothpaste. Read More
Case report: Repair of osseous defect on an implant
October 18, 2019 -- Dr. Daniel Haghighi reports on the case of a 70-year-old man who was experiencing pain around implant #5. He describes using a laser to maximize treatment efficacy and to manage the osseous tissue and soft-tissue defects. Read More
Biolase gets clearance for laser crown removal
October 16, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has received regulatory clearance from the U.S. and Canada for use of its Waterlase dental lasers for crown and veneer removal. Read More
Clinician's Choice debuts soft-tissue laser
October 8, 2019 -- Clinician's Choice has launched its new Bluewave soft-tissue diode laser. Read More
The facts about dental cavitations
October 2, 2019 -- It seems to Dr. Alvin Danenberg that many patients are being diagnosed with dental cavitations in their jawbone. In his latest column, he details the definition of these cavitations, what to do about patients in pain from them, and what imaging modality is best for viewing. Read More
Henry Schein to distribute Solea laser
September 5, 2019 -- Henry Schein Dental has partnered with Convergent Dental to distribute Convergent's Solea laser. Read More
Biolase reports lower revenue in Q2
August 12, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has announced its fiscal second-quarter financial results. Read More
Case report: Removal of a porcelain-fused-to-zirconia crown
July 8, 2019 -- Dr. Timothy Anderson reports on the case of a 52-year-old man who needed to have a crown on tooth #15 removed. He describes using a laser for removing the crown and explains the advantages for both the practitioner and patient. 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
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting
September 27 - October 2
Nashville, Tennessee United States