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Do you know all there is to know about teeth whitening?
May 14, 2021 -- Hydrogen peroxide can whiten teeth safely and effectively, with its only major setback being short-term sensitivity in some patients, according to a May 13 session at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual convention. Read More
Forget full crowns: CAD/CAM for conservative restorations
May 13, 2021 -- CAD/CAM, tooth-colored materials, and improved bonding technologies are allowing dentists more options than ever for placing minimally invasive posterior restorations. Dr. Steven Gold will address this very topic in his presentation at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual convention. Read More
Maintaining the patient relationship via teledentistry
May 12, 2021 -- Teledentistry is an excellent supplement to in-person care, writes Dr. Oleg Drut. Learn how his New York-based orthodontic practices adopted teledentistry at the beginning of the pandemic and then transitioned to using virtual care as a revenue-generating supplement. Read More
Quip to offer clear aligners
May 12, 2021 -- Oral health company Quip will join the crowded on-demand orthodontics space by offering clear aligners. Read More
Desktop Health prepares to launch Flexcera
May 12, 2021 -- Desktop Health has released Flexcera, a technology platform for creating 3D-printed dental prosthetics. Read More
CAD/CAM brings smile to patient with primordial dwarfism
May 10, 2021 -- A clever use of CAD/CAM technology brought a smile to a patient with primordial dwarfism. Researchers from Texas A&M University described their novel technique for creating implant-supported dentures in a study published on April 28 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
3Shape to host free dental digital workflow online event
May 10, 2021 -- 3Shape plans to host a free online event highlighting digital workflow for dentists and dental labs called 3Shape Unfold. The event will be held June 2-3. Read More
Case report: Universal composite repairs leaking amalgam
May 7, 2021 -- This case report examines the steps taken to repair leaking amalgam. A 30-year-old man presented to the dental practice with a chief complaint of a sensitive tooth on the upper left posterior. Upon examination, the clinician diagnosed the patient with reversible pulpitis. Read More
Voco introduces composite warming and application device
May 6, 2021 -- Voco has introduced a new composite rapid warming and application device for its VisCalor composite line. Read More
Biolase offers training for pediatric dentists
May 6, 2021 -- Biolase is launching a Waterlase Pediatric Dental Academy for pediatric dentists to train on integrating Waterlase technology into clinical practices. Read More
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
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting
September 27 - October 2
Nashville, Tennessee United States