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May 11, 2021 News DentistryNew TechnologiesNews

Researchers Move Closer to Regenerative Dentistry with 3D Printing

by 3D Printing Industry

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at KU Leuven University have taken a step closer to being able to regrow teeth from the root using 3D printing. Dental conditions resulting from trauma and developmental anomalies can often affect developing permanent teeth, particularly in

May 5, 2021 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

VisCalor Dispenser: Composite Caps Rapid Warming Dispenser

by VOCO America, Inc.

VOCO introduces the VisCalor Dispenser, a composite capsule rapid warming and application device designed for VOCO’s new groundbreaking 2-in-1 thermo-viscous VisCalor composite line. This sleek, ergonomically designed application device combines several innovations that enable the rapid warming of VisCalor in

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Restoring Smiles with Nanomaterials: U.S. Based Chemist Sumita Mitra Named European Inventor Award 2021 Finalist

by European Inventor Award

Mitra nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) innovation prize for her pioneering use of nanotechnology in dentistry; invention has been used in more than one billion tooth restorations worldwide The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that U.S.-based Chemist Sumita Mitra has been

April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesOral Health

Logged On For Online Learning: COVID-19 Supercharged Industry Adoption of Digital Education, But is the Trend Here to Stay?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

Being asked to quarantine throughout much of 2020 reshaped much of our common life together, including how we as clinicians pursue continuing education. As we all continue the transition out of “crisis mode” toward the “new normal,” I wanted to

January 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

SmileDirectClub Partners With Leading Dental Insurer Green Shield Canada Insurer

by Financial Post

SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC), the next generation oral care company with the first medtech platform for teeth straightening, has partnered with Green Shield Canada, one of Canada’s largest dental insurance providers, to deliver in-network coverage of SmileDirectClub’s convenient, affordable, remote

December 8, 2020 News DentistryNews

Sonendo® Reaches 500,000 Patients Treated Milestone with the GentleWave® Procedure

by Sonendo, Inc.

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced that more than 500,000 patients have been treated with the GentleWave Procedure. Sonendo’s GentleWave System ushers in the next evolution in endodontic technology that is transforming a rapidly

December 8, 2020 News DentistryNews

Robotics Has Changed The Way Dentistry Is Performed

by Baystreet

Dr. Ryaz Ansari, in West Hartford, CT, is the first oral surgeon in Connecticut to use the Yomi, a new high-tech robotic device. Yomi robotic technology utilizes 3D robotics, 3D implant software, and CBCT imaging to deliver leading-edge oral surgery healthcare. This

July 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

UConn Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Develop Smartphone Sensor to Detect Tooth Pain

by UConn Today

Faculty from the Division of Endodontology and Department of Biomedical Engineering at the UConn School of Dental Medicine recently received a total award of $462,964 from the National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to test a novel way

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June 8, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthOral Surgery

From Alexa to Ava: Meet the Virtual Assistant Who is Ready to Revolutionize Your Practice

by By Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

For years, the conversation about technology was built around an emphasis on specific tools and functions. It was necessary justifying something new required specificity. That’s why, when I first became aware of the company MMG Fusion, the most efficient way

GreenMark Biomedical
May 11, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Changing The Way We See Caries – Literally

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

GreenMark Biomedical uses non-invasive nanotechnology to rethink how dental professionals will diagnose and treat carious lesions Advertisement Typically the purview of science fiction writers and medical researchers, nanotechnology isn’t something dental professionals are asked to think about very often, let

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Limited FOV CBVT in Endodontics – 3 Years Later and Never Looking Back

by Geoffrey L. Sas, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABE

In Endodontics, a clinical examination and diagnostic imaging are both essential components before making a pre-operative diagnosis. The process of selecting a treatment option specifically of whether to extract or retain a tooth can often be complex. Conventional 2-dimensional imaging

November 22, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHygienists

The ‘System’ Of A Dental Hygienist

by Sherry Priebe, RDH, BDSc, MSc

I recently had coffee with one of my dental hygiene classmates from the University of Alberta. We reminisced about our days of learning about the profession of dental hygiene with memories of our favourite instructors, exams, radiography labs, petri dishes

October 10, 2019 News News

FDA Clears Infinix™ Antibacterial Universal Bond

by Infinix

Contains Nobio’s QASi technology for anti-bacterial cleansing effect. FDA also cleared Infinix Universal Composite with QASi for maintaining restoration integrity Nobio today announced FDA clearance for two new members of its Infinix™ restoratives line: Universal Bond and Universal Composite. Universal

October 3, 2019 News News

Sonendo Wins OCTANe High Tech Innovation Award

by Sonendo

Sonendo®, Inc., developer of the GentleWave® System, announced today it had been named a winner of the 2019 OCTANe High Tech Awards for Outstanding Innovation in the Medical Technology category. “We are honored to receive this award,” said Bjarne Bergheim, President and Chief

September 18, 2019 News News

NEW RapidHeat Pro11 Sterilizer Uses NO Water Or Steam

by CPAC Equipment, Inc.

The RapidHeat™ Pro11 High-Capacity Tabletop Sterilizer offers fast and easy sterilization. Using FDA Cleared RapidHeat technology, the RH-Pro11 provides a complete 12 Log Kill cycle from start to finish in 12 minutes for unwrapped instruments and less than 20 minutes

September 14, 2019 News News

vhf Z4 Now Available Through Patterson Dental In Canada

by vhf

vhf is pleased to announce that Patterson Dental added the high-precision milling and grinding machine Z4 to their portfolio for Canadian customers. The German manufacturer and the prestigious dental supply company agreed on the distribution in June. Both parties are

September 6, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology In School Part 1

by Oral Health

Up for discussion in part 7 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable is how to make sure dental students are working with new technologies. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online

August 16, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Dental Wishlist

by Oral Health

In part 6 of our Data Driven Dentistry video series, the roundtable discusses the impact CAD/CAM dentistry devices have had on their practice. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online survey

July 24, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology’s Price Tag

by Oral Health

In the fifth installment of the Data Driven Dentistry roundtable series, our panel of industry leaders discuss the price of new technology and when they are willing to make a purchase. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party

July 17, 2019 News News

Connect Case Center: Send And Manage Scan Data Quickly And Reliably

by Dentsply Sirona

Easy, quick, and above all, accurate – intraoral scanning with the new Primescan from Dentsply Sirona meets the clinical requirements for impressions, making it a first-class method. The Connect Case Center is a portal for further processing of the scan