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July 2, 2019 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProduct Report

Technology In Minimally Invasive Dentistry

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Technology is changing the way we live and work, improving our lives. Smart phones and watches keep us connected to the world, monitor our heart rates, detect and alert atrial fibrillation, check glucose levels, count our steps, record our hours

July 2, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthProduct Report

The NiTi File Revolution

by Barbara Müller, BSc, MSc, PhD

Nowhere in dentistry is technical progress as rapid as in modern endodontics. The development of flexible nickel-titanium files in the late 1980s created entirely new and hitherto unknown opportunities in the mechanical preparation of root canals. Numerous recent innovations have

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryProduct Report

Dynamic Navigation: Predictable Implant Placement In Close Proximity To Sinus Floor

by Jim Yeganegi, BSc, DMD

The goal of the implant surgeon is to place an implant in the ideal position, that will support a prosthesis with the best long-term prognosis, while managing important anatomical landmarks. With the aid of Cone Beam CT scans the implant

July 2, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProduct Report

A Simplified Approach To Lateral Sinus Augmentation

by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD

Introduction Normal pneumatization of the maxillary sinus frequently when combined with the loss of teeth provides inadequate volume of bone, specifically related to height to house an implant. This process is further complicated with periodontally failing posterior teeth are to

July 2, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareDentistryOral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Totally Simplified Colour Matching: Single Shade Direct Composite

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Placing tooth colored direct composite restorations is a clinical challenge for even the most experienced clinician. Aside from the technique sensitivities involved in adhesive bonding, determining a shade (whether single or layered) that predictably and precisely matches the natural tooth

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProduct Report

Colour Modifiers To Match An Odd Shade

by David V. Mazza, DDS, CAGS

Matching odd shades (particularly if they do not appear in shade guides) can be a challenging task for a dental professional. A skillful practitioner who is familiar with principles of colour (Value, Chroma, Hue and Translucency) and composite systems, colour

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProduct Report

Direct Restorations In A Compromised Setting

by Mark I. Malterud, DDS, MAGD

We are tasked to help our patients attain a more desirable cosmetic outcome; often, there is a choice between direct and indirect procedures. Direct procedures are generally less invasive; the practitioner only needs to remove old restorations and any pathology

July 2, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Zirconia – Separating Fact From Fiction

by Dr. Gary Alex, DMD

Abstract The use and popularity of both zirconia and lithium disilicate have increased dramatically over the last several years (Fig. 1). In fact, if current trends hold¹ it is entirely possible that that the escalating use of both zirconia and

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Chinese Robot Dentist Is First To Fit Implants In Patient’s Mouth Without Any Human Involvement

by South China Morning Post

Successful procedure raises hopes technology could avoid problems caused by human error and help overcome shortage of qualified dentists A robot dentist has carried out the first successful autonomous implant surgery by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth,

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse To Receive ADA Seal of Acceptance

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced that Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse is the first product to earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance in the Dry Mouth product category. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs in June accepted the

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

NeoDiamond Celebrates 30 Years

by Microcopy

NeoDiamond, the pioneer and #1 single-patient-use diamond, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Three decades ago, Microcopy co-founder Thom Maas, Jr. achieved his vision to offer a high quality, sterile and efficient dental diamond bur — even coining the phrase “Single-Patient-Use”.

July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryOral Health

Paid 4 Tips To Ace The Interview

by Christy Theobald, Director of Talent at dentalcorp

Job interviews can be a significant source of stress and anxiety for many of us. And for good reason. In today’s competitive landscape, we’re often up against equally—if not more—qualified candidates and so, it becomes all the more important to

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Poll Shows Americans Open to Receiving Medical and Dental Care from Range of Providers

by Jane Koppelman

Adults on Medicaid face more challenges than the privately insured in getting dental services Most Americans are open to getting some basic dental care from medical providers and some medical care from dental providers, according to a nationwide survey fielded

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Oral Health Foundation Launches New Guidelines For Denture Adhesives

by Dental Tribune International

The Oral Health Foundation (OHF) has recently published a new set of global science-based guidelines for denture adhesives. The new recommendations will combat the current lack of guidance for complete denture wearers regarding the correct use of denture adhesives.  

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

BDA Applauds Mayor Khan’s Commitment To Child Oral Health

by British Dental Journal

The British Dental Association (BDA) has applauded recommendations from the London Assembly in their new report ‘Keeping the Tooth Fairy Away’, addressing child oral health inequalities across the capital. The report has backed key recommendations from the BDA, including support

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Large Grants Awarded To Windsor-Essex Organizations For Mental And Oral Health Projects

by Windsor Star

More than half a million dollars was given to several organizations across Windsor-Essex Thursday, from the Downtown Mission to the Residence for Young Men. The grants were awarded to support oral and mental health care programs that help vulnerable or

June 28, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Traveling Dental Clinic Provides Care To Underserved Children

by Vince Vitrano

Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver

June 28, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NHS Wales: Dentists Warn Of ‘Access Crisis’

by BBC News

Only one in six dental practices in Wales are offering treatment to new adult patients on the NHS, according to research by the British Dental Association (BDA). It also found just over a quarter of 355 dental practices in the

June 28, 2019 News DentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Nobel Biocare Announces Breakthrough New Implant System In Madrid

by Nobel Biocare

For over 50 years, Nobel Biocare has been a pioneering force for implant dentistry. At the Global Symposium in Madrid, the company is now taking innovation to another level with the announcement of its Nobel Biocare N1™ implant system. Soon

June 28, 2019 News DentistryGeneral NewsNewsOral Health

Peloton Capital Makes First Major Investment, Taking A Stake In A National Chain Of Dental Offices

by Andrew Willis

Private equity fund Peloton Capital Management is investing $75-million in national chain 123Dentist Inc., the latest financial player to target dentistry as an industry that’s ripe for consolidation. Peloton, launched last November by veterans of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan