Cosmetics
Company introduces caffeinated toothpaste
October 5, 2016 -- Power Toothpaste has introduced a new toothpaste with caffeine.  Discuss
Judge rules lawsuit against dental giants can proceed
September 29, 2016 -- A class-action lawsuit against three of the dental industry's biggest companies will be allowed to proceed after a U.S. District Court judge refused to dismiss the proposed litigation, according to multiple reports.  Discuss
Study: Resin cements can change the color of ceramics
September 20, 2016 -- Resin cements can change the translucency, color, and shade of high-translucent ceramics, according to a new study in the Journal of Applied Oral Science. The final color of restorations depends on a combination of the underlying tooth structure and resin cement layer, the authors concluded.  Discuss
Young Innovations acquires orthodontics firm
September 20, 2016 -- Dental supply manufacturer Young Innovations has acquired the Orthodontic Store, a provider of orthodontic appliances, supplies, and instruments.  Discuss
Cosmedent launches new sculpting instrument
September 20, 2016 -- Cosmedent has introduced the Casi, a double-ended composite sculpting instrument.  Discuss
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