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October 11, 2019 News News

Planmeca USA Appoints Rudy Wolf As Director Of Sales, Strategic Accounts

by Planmeca USA

Planmeca USA, a leading manufacturer of dental imaging and CAD/CAM equipment, today announced that Rudy Wolf has joined the company as Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts. Wolf brings a wealth of knowledge in the dental industry, having held various roles

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 10, 2019 News News

BruxZir® Solid Zirconia Celebrates 10th Anniversary

by Glidewell Dental

Glidewell Dental announces historic milestone for No. 1 prescribed brand of monolithic zirconia ​​​​​​​Glidewell Dental, an industry-leading provider of dental laboratory services and restorative materials, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the release of BruxZir® Solid Zirconia. Since its launch,

October 10, 2019 News News

TruNatomy™: Redefining Root Canal Treatment

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is proud to be showcasing the TruNatomy™ Root Canal Treatment Solution at IDS 2019. TruNatomy’s™ unique combination of features was developed in partnership with skilled practitioners, Dr. George Bruder and Dr. Ove Peters, leaders in the field of

October 10, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dentsply Sirona World 2019 Las Vegas: At The Forefront Of Dental Hygiene

by Dentsply Sirona

Dental hygienists play a critical role in patient care and are an integral part of the dental industry. At the Las Vegas meeting, Dentsply Sirona will offer a hygiene-specific education track that takes a holistic approach to the day-to-day needs

October 9, 2019 News News

Delivering Innovation, Digital Solutions And Versatility—The Astra Tech Implant System Evolution Continues…

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Implants continues to deliver innovation, digital solutions and versatility in implant dentistry. With the latest product developments, the Astra Tech Implant System continues to evolve, based on customer needs and the latest digital technology. With a comprehensive product

October 9, 2019 News News

GDC Proposals To Allow Dentists More Time To Respond To Allegations

by Nature Research

Dental Protection has welcomed proposed reforms that would allow dental professionals more time to provide information when facing a fitness to practice hearing relating to a clinical concern, but is calling for an extension to also apply to non-clinical cases.

October 9, 2019 News News

‘Absolute Hell’: Parents Say Of Daughter, 5, Who Almost Died After Routine Dental Surgery

by CBC News

Autumn Ferguson went into a Regina dental clinic with a few cavities, and left in an ambulance on life support. The five-year-old girl’s lungs collapsed while receiving oxygen in the wrong way under general anesthesia, according to the surgical centre’s own admission. Ferguson’s

October 9, 2019 News News

Sonendo: Fastest-Growing Mid-Size Private Company In Orange County, CA

by Sonendo

Sonendo®, Inc., developer of the GentleWave® System, announced today that they had recently been named as the fastest-growing company in the mid-size category by the Orange County Business Journal. The annual ranking is the result of an evaluation of the year-over-year

October 8, 2019 News News

Thais Carter Joins Cellerant Consulting Group

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce that Thais Carter is joining the company as a Senior Executive Consultant. “Thais has long been a valuable conversation partner around new technology, innovative marketing and engaging dentists at a higher level,” said

October 8, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona Presents The New Generation 5 Of CAD/CAM Software With OraCheck

by Dentsply Sirona

The possibilities offered by Primescan, Omnicam and CEREC are noticeably increasing with the new generation 5 software updates: Dentsply Sirona announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire OraCheck. The new OraCheck 5.0 will enable Dentsply Sirona to

October 8, 2019 News News

Chinese Scientists ‘Make First Perfect Replica’ Of Tooth Enamel

by South China Morning Post

Scientists at a Chinese university say they have discovered the world’s first material that can repair damaged tooth enamel once and last for life. A few drops of the liquid solution can fix all invisible cracks and wear on an

October 8, 2019 News News

Region Receives Funds From Province For Senior Dental Care

by The Oshawa Express

The province is adding their resources to the fight for better dental health in Durham. The Durham Region health department is set to get $1.6 million from the provincial government as part of the new senior dental care plan. The

October 7, 2019 News News

Two ‘Dirty Docs’ Sentenced For Adding To The Opioid Crisis

by 13 News Now

Two Virginia doctors were sentenced in separate illegal prescription-writing schemes Wednesday. Combined, prosecutors said they were responsible for adding more than half a million pills to the opioid crisis. Gary Hartman, a Virginia Beach dentist, will spend the next nearly

October 7, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Teams Up With Walgreens And Johnson & Johnson For National Dental Hygiene Month

by American Dental Hygienist's Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announces its partnership with Walgreens and Johnson & Johnson for a National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) campaign. ADHA established NDHM to promote good oral health and celebrate the dedication of dental hygienists across the

October 7, 2019 News News

Short Courses Of Abx Can Cause Big Problems For Dental Patients

by MedPage Today

Some dental patients who were inappropriately given antibiotics prior to procedures suffered adverse events potentially connected to the drugs, such as anaphylaxis and Clostridioides difficile infection, researchers said here. Of patients inappropriately prescribed antibiotic prophylaxis prior to a dental procedure, almost 4%

October 7, 2019 News News

Glidewell Dental Announces That Its New, Highly Anticipated Edition of Chairside® Magazine is Now Live

by Glidewell Dental

​​​​​​​​Glidewell Dental, an industry-leading provider of dental services and clinical products, technologies and education, has released Vol. 14, Issue 3, of Chairside® magazine, featuring a Q&A interview with Dr. Taylor Manalili, who shares her efforts to improve the restorative workflow

October 6, 2019 News News

Dental Exam Leads To 17 Year Old Asylum Seeker In An Adult Jail

by The Washington Post

In 2017, Jose Antonio Hernandez Vasquez, a 17-year-old from Guatemala seeking asylum in the United States, was suddenly moved from a youth shelter to a maximum-security facility in Southern California. For about 10 months, the teen was detained alongside adults,

October 6, 2019 News News

Enjoy A Sure Shot Every Time With The New Schick AE Intraoral Sensor From Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is once again setting the standard for modern intraoral imaging with the new X-ray sensor. This addition to the integrated product portfolio offers a unique combination of outstanding image quality, security of investment, diagnostic support and greater independence

October 5, 2019 News News

Fascination, Innovation And Emotion: Dentsply Sirona World In Las Vegas Excites The World Of Dental Professionals

by Dentsply Sirona

With great expectations and an even greater audience, Dentsply Sirona World, “The Ultimate Dental Meeting”, started yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thousands of guests from the dental world registered for one of the most fascinating events in dentistry. Dentsply Sirona