Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Benco Dental partners with Orthobrain’s aligners
Dental distributor Benco Dental has partnered with SimplyClear aligners by Orthobrain.
May 12, 2023
FDA OKs LuxCreo’s aligners-in-a-day platform
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to LuxCreo’s 3D printing system that can produce same-day clear aligners.
April 21, 2023
uLab launches updated clear aligner design software
Clear aligner provider uLab Systems has released a streamlined version of its uDesign 7 software for uSmile clear aligners.
March 15, 2023
Candid partners with SoftSmile
SoftSmile's Vision artificial intelligence-powered treatment planning software will be available to CandidPro orthodontic platform providers.
March 14, 2023
Rising trend: Clear aligners for kids with mixed dentition
Clear aligner therapy is emerging as a popular orthodontic treatment in children with a mix of primary and permanent teeth, and orthodontists expect its use to grow, according to a study published on March 9 in the
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
March 9, 2023
SmileDirectClub launches CarePlus
SmileDirectClub has launched a new premium clear aligner treatment called CarePlus.
February 14, 2023
Align Technology reports Q4, fiscal 2022 revenues
Align Technology, manufacturer of Invisalign clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software, reported the financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2022.
February 2, 2023
OrthoNu launches tool for braces and aligners
Orthodontic product company OrthoNu has launched a 4-in-1 tool for patients with braces or aligners.
January 22, 2023
Align Technology sues SmileDirectClub for false advertising
Invisalign maker Align Technology has filed a lawsuit against SmileDirectClub claiming that the company misleads patients by advertising that its clear aligner treatment is provided under the care of dentists and orthodontists.
January 10, 2023
SmileDirectClub hit with lawsuit over NDAs
The attorney general of Washington, DC, is suing SmileDirectClub for allegedly making injured and dissatisfied customers sign nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) to receive promised refunds for their clear aligners, according to a complaint filed on December 5.
December 7, 2022
Benefits of whitening before smile-enhancing procedures
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.
December 5, 2022
Intraoral appliances routine part of dental practice
The fabrication and use of intraoral appliances are becoming a routine part of dental practices, according to a study published in the December issue of the
Journal of the American Dental Association
. Researchers analyzed intraoral appliance application, practice workflows, and changes in practice trends.
December 1, 2022
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