Restoratives
DrBicuspid.com to honor Dental Excellence Award winners
February 23, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to honor the winners of the Dental Excellence Awards, highlighting the best new products and services in dentistry. The awards will be presented on Friday, February 23, at the 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems launches new 3D printer
February 22, 2018 -- 3D Systems has launched its new dental 3D printer, NextDent 5100.  Discuss
New products: Shofu launches 3 abrasive systems
February 22, 2018 -- Shofu Dental has introduced three new CAD/CAM-focused abrasive systems designed to help clinicians and lab technicians improve their Cerec processes.
Convergent debuts Solea software update at Chicago Midwinter
February 22, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Convergent Dental has released a software update for its Solea dental laser at this week's 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
Glidewell integrates Structo's 3D printer
February 22, 2018 -- Glidewell Dental and Structo have expanded their partnership to integrate Structo's Velox desktop 3D printer into the glidewell.io in-office restorative system.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 2
February 21, 2018 -- One highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting is the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showing thousands of products. To help you maximize your on the floor, we bring you the second part of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for at the meeting.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 1
February 20, 2018 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall, where hundreds of companies will showcase their products. Here we bring you part one of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for while you're walking through McCormick Place in Chicago.  Discuss
Study: NSAID before implant surgery reduces post-op pain
February 20, 2018 -- Postoperative pain is a reason some patients avoid implant treatment. But would taking a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) 15 minutes before surgery reduce patients' pain afterward? Researchers put this theory to the test.  Discuss
Newer, higher translucency ceramics show reduced masking
February 15, 2018 -- Knowing the translucency levels and masking properties of pressable ceramics can be useful for choosing the right material for an aesthetically pleasing restoration. To learn more, researchers studied the optical properties of one widely used lithium disilicate ceramic system and a newer feldspar ceramic material.  Discuss
New products: Premier launches instrument line
February 15, 2018 -- Premier Dental Products has launched its new PremierAir line of hygiene and diagnostic instruments.  Discuss
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 Osseointegration (AO) 2018 Annual Meeting
March 1-3
Los Angeles, California United States
Day-to-Day Direct Composite Resins
March 22-24
Chicago, Illinois United States
Z-Systems 2nd Annual Ceramic Implant Global Symposium
April 20-21
Carlsbad, California United States