Restoratives
Robot-assisted surgery company hits sales milestone
November 15, 2018 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis has announced the sale of its 20th robot-assisted surgical system.  Discuss
How much titanium does peri-implantitis tissue contain?
October 25, 2018 -- Titanium exposure and scaling have become suspects in the worsening of peri-implantitis, but the actual concentration of titanium in tissues surrounding an implant has remained unclear. To learn more, researchers examined the titanium contained in tissue from patients with severe peri-implantitis.  Discuss
5 key takeaways for dental implant imaging
October 22, 2018 -- Dental imaging is getting better all the time, but how do you know that your implant planning and treatment tools are accurate? Top dental implantology experts sought to answer that question at the International Team for Implantology's ITI Consensus Conference in Amsterdam.  Discuss
Short vs. long implants: How do the results measure up?
September 28, 2018 -- How do the long-term results of short implants compare with those of long implants placed after maxillary sinus augmentation? To get a clear look at the risks and benefits of each, researchers conducted a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that directly compared the two methods.  Discuss
Henry Schein invests in 3 implant companies
September 25, 2018 -- Henry Schein has announced plans to acquire or secure a majority interest in three dental implant companies.  Discuss
6 ways nanoparticles are the future of dentistry
September 24, 2018 -- Nanoparticles have the potential to enhance almost every aspect of dentistry, from radiographs and restoratives to orthodontics and oral surgery. A scientific paper highlighted some possibilities for how dentists may use nanoparticles.  Discuss
2018 Dental Excellence Award nominating period ends soon
September 20, 2018 -- Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues in participating in the nominations process for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. You only have until midnight on September 28 to make your voice heard and help honor the best new products in dentistry.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches digital implant workflow
September 14, 2018 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched its new Azento digital workflow in the U.S. for implant purchase, service, and delivery.  Discuss
Study tests 2 zirconia materials for fracture resistance
September 4, 2018 -- The need for a stronger material for prosthetics led to the development of zirconia for crowns and fixed prosthetics. But how does this material hold up in wear and fracture tests? Researchers subjected two different monolithic zirconia materials to tests to find out.  Discuss
Dentures vs. implants: Study weighs cost, quality of life
August 28, 2018 -- When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants improve quality of life, but fixed partial dentures may prove more cost-effective over time. These findings come from a new study evaluating the cost-effectiveness of different treatments to replace missing lower molars.  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
2019 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
January 17-19, 2019
Denver, Colorado United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) 2019 Annual Meeting
March 13-16, 2019
Washington, DC, District of Columbia United States
Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) 2019 Annual Meeting
April 4-6, 2019
Dallas, Texas United States
Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing Hawaii Cruise
April 6-13, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii United States