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October 7, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionEndodonticsRestorative

Clinical tip: you need an air-polishing device (air slurry polisher) for more than you think!

by ken

My preference is to use it to uncover canals once the access perimeter has been defined, but I’ll give el Gordo his due on this one. Sep 22, 2011 – From Dental IQ By Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

August 13, 2011 News CAD/CAMRestorative

I’d donate a kidney for a clinical example

by ken

This is such a routine procedure and yet it is fraught with risk……there is something close to 20K dentists in Canada, 19K alone in the GTA. Surely, don’t call me Shirley, someone has a clinical example of this concern that

August 12, 2011 News Restorative

How to place better composites…

by ken

From the AACD blog….. AACD member, Dr. Amanda Seay, presents a how-to piece in the current issue of Dental Products Report, “How to better place posterior composites” using Ivoclar Vivadent‘s Tetric EvoCeram to help solve premature polymerization problems. Read it online here: http://bit.ly/qKrOUi

August 5, 2011 News Restorative

When John Flucke comments, everyone……………

by ken

Kerr SonicFill Evaluation is Complete – a game changer if’n there e’er was one….. For about the past 5 months, I’ve been using/evaluating the Kerr SonicFill system.  In a nutshell, I’m endorsing the product with my highest recommendation.  If you’ve

April 12, 2011 News General NewsRestorative

Mercury free – #1 with a bullet

by ken

Not sure how to categorize this; let’s just call it your mourning smile…….ah amalgam we hardly knew yee………………..

March 31, 2011 News EndodonticsRestorative

Proof – this is pudding – you’re validated

by ken

Just received this in the email moments ago……..have been looking for comments to be posted to this blog as the intention is to take the email blasts we receive from companies which invariably are posted to any number of 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

March 28, 2011 News CAD/CAMGeneral NewsImplantologyInnovations in dentistryRestorative

3M ESPE and Straumann collaborate to develop a streamlined digital workflow for restorative dentistry

by ken

By Marty Jablow – Dental News and Technology Blog •    Companies plan to connect 3MTM ESPETM LavaTM Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. to the Straumann® CARES® digital platform for restoration of Straumann implants.•    Companies plan to offer new 3M ESPE CAD/CAM

October 23, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

Restorative Dentistry Symposium at the USC school of Dentistry

by kevin

On Oct.9th/10, I stopped by the Restorative Dentistry Symposium at the USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in Los Angeles. One of the speakers was Dr. Byong In Sun (Owner of Bisco) who spoke about the chemistry of bonding. I