Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Patent filed for ultrasound-based teeth whitening technology
KronosMD has filed a provisional patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an ultrasound-powered device that whitens teeth.
April 26, 2023
Lure patients and raise profits with teeth whitening
The demand for teeth whitening is huge and won't go away any time soon. Therefore, dentists should expand these services to increase practice profitability and attract more patients, according to a presenter at the Chicago Dental Society 2023 Midwinter Meeting.
February 23, 2023
Can desensitizers ease sensitivity from tooth bleaching?
Using calcium-containing bioactive desensitizers during dental whitening procedures doesn't reduce the risk of tooth sensitivity, but it decreases the intensity, according to a systematic review published on January 28 in the
Journal of the American Dental Association
February 6, 2023
Is cold plasma key to better tooth whitening?
Using a cold plasma jet to apply hydrogen peroxide gel for between five and 10 minutes may achieve significant tooth whitening for dental patients, according to a new study published in
BMC Oral Health
November 30, 2022
The ins and outs of teeth whitening
Dr. Alvin Danenberg is often asked by his blog subscribers about the benefits and drawbacks of teeth whitening. He breaks down how whitening works, in-office and at-home options, and the disadvantages of teeth whitening.
November 8, 2022
How much do ads affect the idea of an ideal smile?
Evidence shows that people are judged on their appearance, whether we like it or not. But how much do advertisements influence what we think of as an ideal smile? Researchers analyzed the effects of priming on social judgments in a study published on October 22 in the
Journal of Dentistry
October 25, 2022
The science behind teeth whitening methods
Patients are increasingly seeking dental esthetics, and teeth whitening procedures are a conservative means to improve dental esthetics. As patients become more aware of dental esthetics, there may be increased demand for esthetic procedures and an increase in outcome expectations.
July 18, 2022
4 surprising factors that affect teeth whitening success
You may already know that the bleaching agent used and the exposure time affect the success of teeth whitening procedures, but these factors are the start of considerations dentists must take into account to achieve a pearly white finish, according to an article published on June 9 in
July 18, 2022
Yellow teeth deemed unattractive, unhealthy in new survey
A majority of people said yellow teeth are unattractive in a recent survey conducted by market research platform DentaVox. The results belie a prejudice that people with yellow teeth are unhealthy.
February 10, 2022
CAO Group files patent complaint against P&G
The CAO Group has filed a complaint against Procter & Gamble (P&G) claiming patent infringement over P&G's Crest teeth whitening strips.
January 25, 2022
Colgate-Palmolive, 3Shape introduce teeth whitening tool
Colgate-Palmolive and 3Shape are partnering to introduce a tailored-to-patient teeth whitening software tool to dental clinics across the U.S.
January 24, 2022
Davids debuts whitening toothpaste with NASA technology
Davids Natural Toothpaste has launched a new whitening toothpaste for sensitive teeth that uses NASA-developed nanohydroxyapatite to help repair enamel.
October 12, 2021
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