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OrthoNu launches tool for braces and aligners
January 23, 2023 -- Orthodontic product company OrthoNu has launched a 4-in-1 tool for patients with braces or aligners. Read More
Orthodontist warns against TikTok trend
January 18, 2023 -- A popular orthodontist on TikTok is cautioning patients not to use a spoon to remove their braces. Read More
8 dental industry leaders share predictions for 2023
December 20, 2022 -- Eight leaders and executives in the dental industry shared their predictions for dentistry in 2023. Leading ideas include a continued adoption of artificial intelligence to drive better patient outcomes and a renewed focus on the patient experience to justify rising costs. Read More
Benefits of whitening before smile-enhancing procedures
December 6, 2022 -- In many cases, when an adult completes orthodontic treatment, their teeth are straight, but they are still not completely satisfied with their smile. Dr. Kevin Brown shares two cases in which he used in-office tooth whitening and composite bonding to rejuvenate patients' smiles. Read More
Cloud 9 acquires Focus Ortho
November 29, 2022 -- Cloud-based dental practice management system provider Cloud 9 Software has acquired orthodontic platform Focus Ortho. Read More
Ortho patients prefer in-person visits to teledentistry
November 22, 2022 -- Orthodontic patients prefer face-to-face interactions with their providers rather than teledentistry, according to a study published on November 19 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
These colors are trending for ortho patients
November 16, 2022 -- Braces boost the aesthetic appeal of patients' teeth in the long run, but how can you help patients pick orthodontics that don't cramp their style in the meantime? Texas and Oklahoma clinicians recently shared the colors that are trending among patients with braces. Read More
Orthodontist faces misconduct hearing over TikTok trend
November 16, 2022 -- An orthodontist whose videos popularizing a potentially harmful treatment for children that went viral on TikTok is facing a misconduct hearing from the organization that oversees dental professionals in the U.K., according to news reports. Read More
Does childhood diet cause impacted wisdom teeth?
October 10, 2022 -- Could a soft-food diet during childhood coupled with low levels of vitamin D be why so many people have impacted wisdom teeth? A graduate student from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada is getting to the bottom of it, according to university news. Read More
AI firm DentalMonitoring expands into Japan
October 10, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based dental and orthodontic treatment monitoring company DentalMonitoring has opened a new office in Tokyo. Read More
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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.