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September 20, 2022 News Dental Products & TechnologyNews

Shake Up Your Idea of Clean: SmartLite Pro EndoActivator ™ Endodontic Activation System

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona introduces the SmartLite Pro EndoActivator, an equipment solution designed for intracanal activation of irrigating fluids used for cleaning and disinfecting root canals. Designed for multi-directional movement, the SmartLite Pro EndoActivator uses elliptical motion and increased energy for effective

November 1, 2021 News DentistryNews

Few Dental Patients Regret Having a Root Canal: Study

by US News

Most people who’ve had a root canal say they don’t regret it, even though many still have pain and discomfort in the affected tooth, a new Swedish study finds. Root canals are commonly done when the soft tissue (pulp) inside

May 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Celebrating National Root Canal Appreciation Day

by Sonendo

A Reason for Patients to Smile Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced their celebration of National Root Canal Appreciation Day on May 12, 2021. National Root Canal Appreciation Day occurs during the American

May 5, 2020 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Tips for Facilitating Root Canals

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Dr Gary Glassman shares some tips and tricks to make facilitating root canal procedures more comfortable for yourself and your patients.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode

October 16, 2019 News News

U Of T Researcher Develops Nanosystem That Promotes Regeneration After Root Canals

by U of T News

A novel nanosystem developed by Anil Kishen, a professor in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry, shows promising results in promoting healing and regeneration by host tissues following root canals. Kishen’s research was published recently in the medical journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechology, Biology

July 5, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Tel Aviv Scientists Could Make Root Canals History

by Haaretz

New nano-filling prevents the secondary tooth decay that takes place beneath cavities; could reach trial stage in a year or two. Sorry, sadists: You may want to find a more dependable profession now that Tel Aviv University has invented fillings

January 17, 2019 News News

65 More Families File Lawsuit Against Anaheim Dental Clinic on Behalf of Infected Children

by Deepa Bharath, The Orange County Register

Sixty-five families whose children were infected by rare bacteria when they underwent pulpotomies, or “baby root canals,” at an Anaheim clinic two years ago filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Jan. 16, naming the clinic, its operators, the company that installs and maintains water

August 23, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthOral Surgery

Root Canals Could Be Seeing Their Last Days

by Mary Brophy Marcus, CBS News

Could root canal procedures go by the wayside in the not-too-distant future? Scientists from the University of Nottingham and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute hope so. They’re developing a new treatment strategy that could someday help heal a damaged tooth using

October 9, 2011 News EndodonticsLaser Dentistry

Lasers in Endodontics

by ken

Comments from Maarten Meire re; subject about to get a lot of press as Biolase Technology has secured a new patent for cleaning and disinfecting root canals. The new patent called “Fluid Controllable Laser Endodontic Cleaning and Disinfecting System” covers

October 3, 2011 News Endodontics

White lines or white lies?

by ken

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

April 21, 2011 News Implantology

Side by side by side…….

by ken

From Dental Tribune by Saghi Parnham A medically and periodontally stable 24-year-old woman presented with two failing root canals on teeth #8 and #9. Her dental records indicated both teeth were endodontically treated twice before. The first root canals were

February 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Intellidontic developing new device for dreaded root canal

by ken

Nothing warms the cockles of my aged heart like hearing that under 25’s are taking on the monoliths of the endodontic industry……those anti-social networking, pseudo-Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs underwear wearing suits who are convinced that market drives science and now