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July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

Early Discovery of Oral Cancer: Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Treatment Costs

by David Gane, DDS

It is estimated that there are 640,000 people diagnosed with oral cancer annually on a worldwide basis. In North America, oral and pharyngeal cancers will claim one person every hour of every day. All too often, oral cancer is detected

July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

The Diode Laser in Today’s Dental Practice: Seeing the Light

by Glenn van As, BSc, DMD

Diode lasers have gained in popularity over the last few years in dental offices because of their low cost, portability, reliability and simplicity of use. Diode lasers range in wavelength from 810nm-1064nm, and they are well absorbed in hemoglobin, pigments,

July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

Considerations for Purchasing High-Speed Handpieces

by Gary Radz, DDS

INTRODUCTIONManual and pedal handpieces of various types have existed for centuries. The 1940s development of low-speed electric belt-driven handpieces generated significantly increased dental treatment efficiency and accuracy.1 In the late 1950s, high-speed dental handpieces quickly replaced belt-driven handpieces, and revolutionized

July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

Engage your Patients, Educate your Patients, Reduce their Anxiety

by George Freedman, BSc, DDS, FAACD, FIADFE; Atul Joshi, BSc, MSc, DDS

The “waiting room” has always been the weak link in dental patient management. The patient is alone or with other patients. There is no representative of the dental team present. Waiting room time is inherently not a positive experience for

July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

Detecting Caries at the Restoration Margins: Clinical Challenge, Technological Solution – The Canary System

by Stephen Abrams, DDS

There are many reasons for the replacement of restorations including esthetics, loss of anatomical form, fracture and loss. Secondary caries is, however, the major factor.1-3 The detection of secondary caries in its early stages is not easy,4 especially with current

July 1, 2014 Feature DentistryMaterials & Technology

Does Your Evacuation Suck?

by Alexander Bischoff

The author has informally surveyed 180 dental assistants about evacuation cleaning, gaining a profound sense of how challenging a job it is to manage vacuum traps and suctions systems. Every practitioner and member of the dental team knows that a

June 26, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Monolithic Restauration Concepts

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts 2nd International Expert Symposium in London Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts

June 23, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Crosstex Launches Educational YouTube Channel for Infection Control Professionals

by Crosstex

www.youtube.com/CrosstexProtects

May 29, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Brain tumors linked to frequent dental X-rays!!

by Asnan Portal

Several small studies have suggested a link between cumulative dental X-ray exposures and meningiomas, but the findings were inconclusive. In the newly published study — the largest ever to examine the question — by the Yale School of Public Health

May 28, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPeriodontics

BIOMET 3i announces the 11th winner of the Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery

by BIOMET 3i

BIOMET 3i and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation are pleased to announce that Dr. Tapan N.  Koticha is the winner of the 11th annual Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery. The Lazzara fellowship was established as a

May 20, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Stem cells from teeth can make brain-like cells

by Asnan Portal

Researchers in The University of Adelaide brought a new hope for stroke patients since they have discovered that stem cells taken from teeth can grow to resemble brain cells, suggesting they could one day be used in the brain as

May 20, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Shield Launches Insured Dental Warranty Program in North America for Dentists; Warranty Covers All Restorative Procedures for 5 Years

by PRWEB

Dental Shield is the newest provider of a five-year dental warranty that covers participating dentist’s patients for 5 years and pays the dentists for patient claims that arise from a failed  restorative procedure. Dental Shield has engaged Internet Marketing-Consultant.com to

May 14, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

Henry Schein Dental Announces The Launch Of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

by Henry Schein, Inc.

New Surgical Solutions Group will Specialize in Providing a Comprehensive Package of Innovative Products and Services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Periodontists Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider

April 24, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

LED Imaging Announces New Appointment and Imaging Software

by LED Dental

 Industry leader to support LED Imaging in the orthodontic market; Company launches its own imaging software for digital imaging products LED Imaging, a new division of LED Dental announced earlier this month, heads to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)

April 24, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

LED Imaging Partners with The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry to Provide Students with Advanced Imaging Technology

by LED Imaging

Students, residents and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry will now have access to new, sophisticated oral and maxillofacial imaging technology due to a partnership between the UT College of Dentistry and LED Imaging,

April 23, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

NFL Greats Turn To Dentists For Sleep Apnea Treatment As A Result Of Pro Player Health Alliance Recent Awareness Efforts

by PRWeb

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy

March 17, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Government Cuts Hammer Demand For Dental Products

by Australian Dental Industry Association

Cuts by the previous Australian Government to public dental and oral health services have driven down sales of products to dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals. That’s the key finding from the Australian Dental Industry Intelligence Report, the nation’s most

March 11, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Making diabetes screening more available at the dentist’s office

by Oral Health

UB research shows that HbA1c testing during a biannual office visit is possible

March 10, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

A Successful Pacific Dental Conference!

by The 2014 Pacific Dental Conference Organizing Group

The Pacific Dental Conference has once again surpassed its attendance record to date with over 12, 700 participants. This year’s attendance included over 3500 Dentists, 2000 Dental Hygienisst, along with 2350 Exhibitors, making this conference a great success. Be sure

March 6, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

ADA New Dentist Committee Hosts 28th New Dentist Conference

by The American Dental Association

July 17-19, Kansas City