Cosmetics
CDA Presents 2018: 1st day highlights
May 18, 2018 -- ANAHEIM, CA - DrBicuspid.com offers a look at a busy first day at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2018 meeting, covering new products, clinical presentations, industry news, and more.  Discuss
Products to look for at CDA Presents 2018 in Anaheim
May 16, 2018 -- A highlight of the California Dental Association's upcoming CDA Presents 2018 meeting in Anaheim, CA, will be the many new products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a preview of these products from companies such as Dentsply Sirona, Water Pik, and Parkell.  Discuss
Orthodontic DSO adds 10 practices
May 8, 2018 -- Orthodontic dental support organization (DSO) Smile Doctors has acquired DN Orthodontics, which has 10 practices in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Discuss
New product: Henry Schein launches clear aligner system
May 4, 2018 -- Henry Schein has introduced a proprietary clear aligner system.  Discuss
Henry Schein invests in ortho software company
May 1, 2018 -- Henry Schein has signed an agreement to gain a 50% interest in Ortho Computer Systems.  Discuss
Henry Schein to distribute AcceleDent Optima
May 1, 2018 -- OrthoAccel Technologies has signed a distribution agreement for its AcceleDent Optima orthodontic device in the U.S. with Henry Schein Orthodontics.  Discuss
Do certain techniques or materials produce better dentures?
April 16, 2018 -- What are the best techniques and materials for making final impressions for complete and removable partial dentures? As there is no clinical consensus, researchers conducted a review of the published literature and published their findings in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  Discuss
Study: Novel CAD/CAM materials offer aesthetic options
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March 28, 2018 -- When creating aesthetic restorations with CAD/CAM blocks, finding a close match to the shade and color of a patient's teeth is crucial. Researchers tested the aesthetic values of three novel, hybrid CAD/CAM blocks and found the differences in the materials offer choices when it comes to patient restorations.
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Aging reduces translucency of zirconia ceramics
March 21, 2018 -- Teeth become more translucent as we age, but is the same true for uncolored zirconia ceramic restorations? Researchers put four of these restorative materials through an aging process to find out if their translucency changed over time and if these changes were noticeable to the human eye.  Discuss
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
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.

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