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June 27, 2019 News Dental phobiaLaser DentistryNews

New Dental Laser At Pitt County Dentist Eases Patient Fears


A new treatment option at a dental practice in the east is helping ease fears of going to the dentist. Vinson Family Dental in Winterville is using Solea lasers to better accommodate its patients. Dr. Brian Vinson is the owner

October 2, 2018 Product Spotlight

Convergent Dental Announces The Next Generation of Solea®

by Convergent Dental, Inc.

Convergent Dental Inc., developers of Solea®, the industry-leading CO2 all-tissue dental laser, is pleased to announce The Next Generation of Solea. The latest advancements provide unprecedented performance, significant software upgrades, improved ergonomics, increased accessibility and a smaller footprint. “This new

September 5, 2018 Feature EndodonticsLaser DentistryOral Health

Managing Refractory Endodontic Disease With Radial Apical Cleansing (Report Of Two Clinical Cases)

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

Keywords Refractory endodontic disease, endodontic, radial apical cleansing, Er,Cr:YSGG, diode, laser, biofilm bacteria. Introduction One of the defining attributes of an astute endodontist is the ability to successfully treat refractory endodontic disease. Refractory disease is defined as disease that is

September 5, 2018 Feature Laser DentistryOral Health

An Underutilized Treatment Modality in the Dental Industry Low Level Laser Therapy

by Gerry Ross, DDS; Alana Ross, BScH

Imagine a tool that could reduce pain, improve wound healing, relieve muscle tension and regenerate nerves without the use of pharmaceuticals and achieved without any side effects. Although it may sound like magic, it is actually a therapeutic technology that

April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Shining the Light on Power Bleaching: A Review

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc

Introduction There is no arguing the fact that we live in a society where appearances are important. When I was growing up, I was told frequently, “you only have one chance to make a first impression, so make it a

February 22, 2018 Product Spotlight

Convergent Dental Introduces Solea® Software 3.2: Faster Cutting, Easier to Use

by Convergent Dental, Inc.

Convergent Dental Inc., developers of Solea®, the industry-leading CO2 all-tissue dental laser system, unveiled the new Solea Software (SW) 3.2 update today. The 3.2 version of Solea software is the latest in a series of updates that have continually improved

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Gingival Augmentation: High Powered 970nm Diode Laser

by Scott Benjamin, DDS

Early analysis and diagnosis of soft tissue abnormalities and discrepancies enhances the clinician’s ability to attain the best possible outcomes with minimally invasive procedures. All too often, conditions are allowed to progress to their more advanced stages due to the

Composite Restorations
April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Creating Natural-Looking Composite Restorations Using Different Layering Techniques, Materials and the Erbium YAG Laser

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Introduction Improved materials and instruments help us to produce restorations that are natural looking. Composite systems have been developed that have optical qualities similar to the tooth structure they are replacing. 1 Composite materials with dark opacity and fluorescence are

February 24, 2017 Product Spotlight

Solea SW 3.1.1 Provides Improved Usability and Patient Comfort

by Convergent Dental

Convergent Dental Inc., developer of Solea®, the industry-leading, computer-aided, CO2 all-tissue dental laser system, is pleased to announce the launch of Solea SW 3.1.1 at this year’s Chicago Midwinter dental meeting. The latest software provides dental professionals with unprecedented usability

December 2, 2016 Feature Oral HealthPeriodonticsProactive Intervention Dentistry

Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy as an Adjunct to Scaling and Root Planing

by Michelle Cortes, BSc, RDH

A 42-year-old male client presented with generalized chronic moderate to severe marginal gingivitis and generalized chronic moderate to advanced periodontitis. He reported that non-surgical periodontal therapy, by means of scaling and root planing, had failed to prevent increased clinical attachment