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October 3, 2011 News Endodontics

White lines or white lies?

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By Rafael Michiels, Belgium – from Dental Tribune With the recent development of new file systems–WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer and RECIPROC from VDW–endodontists have been having controversial discussions about their usefulness. This is partly due to the aggressive marketing of

July 10, 2011 News Elearning

My Dental Buddies and Mouthing Off – sitting in a tree – e, l, e, a,rning

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June 12, 2011 News CAD/CAM

How an 18th Century French Mathematician Inspires Modern CAD/CAM Dentistry

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From Starget The work of Pierre-Simon Laplace, a French mathematician – think Descartes et al – was pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy and physics.  He formulated Laplace’s equation and pioneered the Laplace transform…… Read more – Page 38

June 4, 2011 News Computer software

It’s good to be king

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It’s hard to imagine that Apple, now the #1 technology company in the world in terms of brand value – some 1155 billion dollars, roughly the annual gross of an orthodontist, was once teetering on the brink of bankruptcy and

June 3, 2011 News APPsComputer softwareElectronic Health RecordsTechnology

Doctors driving IT development with their mobile technology choices

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By Pamela Lewis Dolan, amednews.com – May 23, 2011 When physicians at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center started adopting smartphones a few years ago, they almost immediately looked for ways to use them in their clinical lives. Doctors liked being able

May 13, 2011 News Dental HygieneNew TechnologiesTradeshows

Ah chlorhexidine, we hardly knew yee……….

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From Kathy Kincaide – Dr. Bicuspid.com – May 13, 2011 Sunstar Americas unveiled the GUM PerioShield oral health rinse at the California Dental Association (CDA) 2011 spring meeting in Anaheim this week.  PerioShield, which features technology licensed  Image via Wikipedia from

May 8, 2011 News General News

Baby bottle use linked to childhood obesity and dental problems

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By Stacey Doyle – HULIQ – May 8, 2011 Childhood development experts suggest weaning a child off the bottle by the age of 12 to 14 months. Temple University researchers agree with this time table, stating the age is “unlikely

April 30, 2011 News ElearningGeneral News

Clinical eChronicle of Treatment Outcomes REDUX

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Work continues on development of a second blog for Oral Health and it’s readership – oops, erase that, it’s viewership. The intention is to create a blog that is case report driven, searchable by topic and egalitarian in that everyone

April 6, 2011 News Anaesthesia

General Anesthesia – Safe or Not for Your Child’s Brain?

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From Dental Health Magazine Staff – April 5th, 2011 A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM, March 9th, 2011), discusses the effects of general anesthesia on the brains of young children. Researchers believe that it is very important to

November 18, 2010 News Implantology

UH OH!!!!!!!!!!

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AZ looks to sell off Astra Tech dental and devices unit WORLD NEWS | NOVEMBER 17, 2010 KEVIN GROGAN AstraZeneca has reportedly hired JPMorgan to find buyers for its Astra Tech business,the sale of which could bring in $2 billion. The

November 15, 2010 News Practice management

Thimk Different – Steve Jobs; I want to bear your children

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Lincoln, NE, (October 26, 2010) – MacPractice, the leading Apple developer of practice management and clinical software on Macs and iPhones for medical, dental and chiropractic offices, today announced the release of MacPractice iPad Interface with ePrescribe. The solution was

June 27, 2010 News General News

“Mouth breather” – it’s no laughing matter…

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        Erik Wojciechowski dreaded bedtime. The five-year-old tossed and turned, snored, and was often up before the sun. He wore the marks of a rough night’s sleep on his face, his mother, Lisa Leonardi, says. “He would

April 26, 2010 News Dental TraumaPeriodontology

Dental Trauma Guide Now Online

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Dr. Jens Ove Andreasen and the International Association of Dental Traumatology take great pleasure in announcing that after intensive testing and development the Dental Trauma Guide is now online: http://www.dentaltraumaguide.org/.   Together with his staff of coworkers at the University