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Could nanotechnology ease orthodontic surgery?
March 8, 2018 -- What if the invasiveness of orthodontic surgery could be supplanted by something kinder and gentler for patients with a severe malocclusion? Enter a novel developing technology that uses nanoparticles containing a deactivated form of collagenase to remodel oral tissue.  Discuss
EverSmile launches oral care products for orthodontic patients
March 7, 2018 -- EverSmile has launched three oral care and cleaning products for patients with braces and clear aligners.  Discuss
Can evidence-based dentistry resolve treatment questions?
March 1, 2018 -- When you are confronted with a patient treatment dilemma, where do you turn for information to guide your treatment? Dr. Geoffrey A. Thompson told attendees at the recent 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting that applying evidence-based dentistry can help answer your treatment questions.  Discuss
Sleep apnea device gets FDA clearance
February 28, 2018 -- The Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Meridian PM oral appliance to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring.  Discuss
See the Dental Excellence Awards presented at Chicago Midwinter 2018
February 26, 2018 -- staff presented the 2017 Dental Excellence Award trophies at the recent 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new products and services.  Discuss to honor Dental Excellence Award winners
February 23, 2018 -- 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
3Shape debuts products at Chicago Midwinter
February 23, 2018 -- 3Shape has introduced a number of new products at this week's 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
New product: SleepArchiTx launches sleep disorders program
February 22, 2018 -- CHICAGO - SleepArchiTx has introduced a new program at this week's Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting to screen and treat patients with sleep disorders.  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
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
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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.