Cosmetics
Cosmedent launches new sculpting instrument
September 20, 2016 -- Cosmedent has introduced the Casi, a double-ended composite sculpting instrument.  Discuss
Video from CDA Presents 2016: Inside look at some of the most innovative products
September 15, 2016 -- SAN FRANCISCO - DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video from the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 conference. In this video, Assistant Editor Theresa Pablos shares some of the most innovative products at the exhibit hall.  Discuss
Video from CDA Presents 2016: Dr. Peter Karsant on restoratives
September 8, 2016 -- SAN FRANCISCO - DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video from the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 conference. In this video, Dr. Peter Karsant speaks about narrow-diameter implants.  Discuss
ClearCorrect: Align, ITC won't appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
September 1, 2016 -- Align Technology and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will not appeal a 2015 federal court decision that determined the ITC does not have the authority to regulate data, according to a statement from ClearCorrect. While the decision reinforces that the ITC doesn't have jurisdiction over data, legal disputes between the two aligner creators are not over yet.  Discuss
P&G wins patent case over whitening strips
August 29, 2016 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) has won a patent infringement lawsuit against a Chinese competitor.  Discuss
Heraeus Kulzer launches digital denture training
August 26, 2016 -- Heraeus Kulzer has launched a new training program for laboratory technicians on the processing and finishing of digitally designed dentures.  Discuss
Align Technology to supply aligners for SmileDirectClub
August 4, 2016 -- Align Technology will supply non-Invisalign clear aligners for SmileDirectClub's doctor-directed, at-home program, under terms of a supply agreement between the companies.  Discuss
AAO partners with Shock Doctor for mouthguard campaign
July 29, 2016 -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has partnered with athletic protection brand Shock Doctor to increase mouthguard adoption among young athletes.  Discuss
J&J offloads Rembrandt to Ranir
July 25, 2016 -- Johnson & Johnson has sold the Rembrandt teeth-whitening brand to Ranir, a Michigan-based manufacturer of oral and personal healthcare products.  Discuss
J&J enters orofacial 3D printing market
July 22, 2016 -- Johnson & Johnson has made a deal with Materialise, a Belgium-based 3D printing company, to enter the craniofacial implants market.  Discuss
Hot Topic
Do whitening toothpastes live up to the hype?

What should you tell your patients when they ask if whitening toothpastes are effective? Are claims that they remove tooth stains or whiten teeth substantiated? To find out if toothpastes live up to the marketing hype, researchers reviewed the existing literature comparing the effects of whitening and regular toothpastes. Read more.

Conferences
The Attachment Dentistry Ultimate Course Hawaiian Islands Cruise
October 20-27
Honolulu, Hawaii United States
The MKS Forum
October 26-27
Dallas, Texas United States
2019 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
January 17-19, 2019
Denver, Colorado United States