Restoratives
New product: 3M launches impression material
October 1, 2018 -- 3M has introduced its new Impregum Super Quick impression material.  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
New product: Bisco launches cleaning gel for restorations
September 26, 2018 -- Bisco has launched its new ZirClean cleaning gel for zirconia restorations.
New ADA guideline includes recommendation for SDF use
September 25, 2018 -- The ADA has released a new guideline on nonrestorative treatments for carious lesions, which includes the association's first recommendation for the use of silver diamine fluoride (SDF).  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
Researchers test CAD/CAM crowns' fracture resistance
September 19, 2018 -- All-ceramic CAD/CAM crowns are a treatment option for full-coverage restorations for endodontically treated teeth, but how do they resist fracturing? Researchers compared two kinds of crowns to see which held up best.  Discuss
What's the best scanning strategy for CAD/CAM restorations?
September 18, 2018 -- Using intraoral scanners for digital impressions is an integral part of any CAD/CAM process. But what is the best strategy for scanning a patient's mouth, and does it differ by type of scanner? Researchers wanted to find out.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona debuts diode laser
September 18, 2018 -- Dentsply Sirona has introduced a new dental diode laser, the SiroLaser Blue.  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