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May 31, 2017 Product Spotlight

NuSmile NeoMTA Adds Extra Scoop for Extra Economy

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that its NuSmile NeoMTA® now comes with a 0.05 gram scoop in addition to a 0.1 gram scoop. “During the course our ongoing dialogue with our valued pediatric

April 6, 2017 Product Spotlight

Kerr™ Launches Campaign to Simplify Product Selection

by KaVo Kerr

Kerr is launching a new campaign aimed at simplifying the lives of dentists by helping them identify the combination of products to use for their most common procedures. The “How to…” campaign provides step-by-step guides to various types of dental

April 5, 2017 Product Spotlight

Bluephase Style 20i: Ivoclar Vivadent Introduces New Curing Light

by Ivoclar Vivadent

The high light intensity of up to 2,000 mW/cm2 in the Turbo mode is especially beneficial  for polymerizing indirect restorations. It enables short curing times starting from only 5 seconds and supports economic working procedures during everyday practice. Especially suitable

April 5, 2017 Product Spotlight

Kerr’s Harmonize: Universal Composite Creates Lifelike Restorations

by KaVo Kerr

Kerr is pleased to announce the launch of Harmonize, the next generation universal composite infused with Adaptive Response Technology (ART), a nanoparticle filler system with features that help dentists achieve a lifelike restoration with more ease and simplicity than ever

April 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Viteo Base: New Titanium Base for Implant-Supported Single-Tooth Restorations

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Viteo Base is a titanium base for implant-supported single-tooth restorations. The bonding surface with recessed rotation protection is characterized by a special “soft edge” design. The base provides optimum support for CAD/CAM-processed or pressed all-ceramic materials. As the bonding surface

April 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Versatile Zirconium Oxide to Supplement the All-Ceramic Range

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Beside lithium disilicate, monolithic zirconium oxide is one of the most commonly used all-ceramic materials due to its high flexural strength and fracture toughness. Given its robustness, the material allows the fabrication of restorations that have a clearly reduced wall

March 31, 2017 Product Spotlight

CEREC Zirconia Meso Block: Safest Way to Get Directly Screw-Retained Crowns

by Dentsply Sirona

Long-term stability and patient satisfaction – these are the main benchmarks for measuring treatment success. In the case of restorations, this success is primarily determined by the material selected. Zirconia has proven itself over the past few years for the

March 30, 2017 Product Spotlight

PrograMill: Digital Manufacturing of Highly Esthetic Restorations

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing four new milling machines which, together with the the innovative materials and coordinated processess offered by the new Ivoclar Digital product portfolio, fulfil the exacting standards of modern dental laboratory and clinical technology. PrograMill One: the

March 29, 2017 Product Spotlight

CEREC: Complete System for Restorations, Implantology and Orthodontics

by Dentsply Sirona

More than 30 years ago Dentsply Sirona brought CEREC to the market, a system which pioneered single visit dentistry. CEREC has been continually developed in that time so that not only restorations, but also implant drill guides, custom implant prosthetics

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthRestorative Dentistry

Physiological Dentistry and Heart Rate Variability

by Howard Hindin, DDS

The future of dentistry involves evaluation of the patient providing collaborative optimal care alongside other healthcare practitioners. The increased interest and involvement with sleep, pain and airway requires the dentist to view their patient with new and expanded vision and

March 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Shofu Unveils Hybrid Material for CEREC Restorations

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Shofu Dental Corporation, a leading manufacturer of award-winning dental materials and equipment, unshrouded HC Blocks/Discs—proprietary hybrid ceramic materials for CAD/CAM-based restorative dentistry with CEREC—and a new collection of BurButler abrasive kits. HC Block/Disk is a new CAD/CAM composite with excellent

February 7, 2017 Product Spotlight

IonoStar® Molar Serves as Packable, Non-Sticky Glass Ionomer Restorative

by VOCO Canada

IonoStar Molar is a newly developed glass ionomer restorative with improved characteristics that include non-stick handling, adjustable material consistency and immediate packability to create better results for both the practitioner and the patient.  IonoStar Molar can be condensed, modeled and

October 26, 2011 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Porcelain Pornography by Larry Flynt DDS……..

by ken

By Rabia Mughal, Contributing Editor Dr. Bicuspid October 26, 2011 — Patients who come in for cosmetic work are often seeking the perfect smile. But some dentists are compromising sound enamel and dentin to give patients unnecessary porcelain crowns and

October 26, 2011 News Restorative

3M ESPE launches educational website on temporization

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – October 25, 2011 http://www.3mespetemps.com/ 3M ESPE‘s new education microsite, www.3MESPEtemps.com, offers a spectrum of information about the company’s temporization materials, including an overview of indications, techniques, troubleshooting tips, and case studies. The site also features printable technique

August 10, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryFluorideResearchRestorative

A recent study supports the use of fluoride-releasing dental restoratives

by ken

From Dental Healthub Imaging Wednesday, August 10, 2011 A recent study published in Prilozi (2011, 32(1):283-94;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822195) suggests that fluoride-releasing conventional glass ionomer, resin modified glass-ionomer, compomer and glass ionomer cement restorations help to reduce secondary caries in permanent immature and

July 31, 2011 News Restorative

Replacement of a faulty posterior restoration – restorez-toi McDuff

by ken

I wish to share an example of what all of us at Oral Health hope will become a standard of sharing and caring by Canadian dentists. This case is online with Cosmetic Tribune, one of the incredible publications from Dental

July 26, 2011 News Dental amalgamRestorative

The Replacements – terrible movie, effective use of amalgam?

by ken

From Dental Bicuspid.com – Assistant editor Rob Goszkowski July 26,2011 — There’s a pervasive problem in restorative dentistry, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association (July 2011, Vol. 142:7, pp. 842-849): Too many dentists are replacing amalgam

July 8, 2011 News RestorativeTooth decay

Mama, look at boo-boo dey – Shut your mout’

by ken

Despite improvements in resin-based composite technology, US dentists are placing more amalgam restorations than composites, and amalgam is still emphasized by US dental schools, according to the results of 2 studies published in the June issue of the Journal of the

May 21, 2011 News Cloud computingPractice management

I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now…

by ken

All this blather about cloud computing and it’s impact on dentistry, dental education – well, it’s not blather.. Curve Dental Announces Field Testing of Its Web-based Dental Imaging Software Image via Wikipedia Orem, Utah (PRWEB) May 21, 2011 Curve Dental,

March 30, 2011 News CAD/CAMRestorative

Dental imaging co Cadent bought for $190m

by ken

Cadent has raised $75 million since its was founded in 1995. 30 March 11 10:58, Adi Ben-Israel Dental imaging device developer Cadent Holdings Inc. has been acquired by Align Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq; ALGN) for $190 million in cash. Based in Carlstadt,New Jersey, and