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November 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona is Celebrating 35 Years of CEREC: Innovative Technology for Excellent Results

by Dentsply Sirona

The market launch of CEREC in 1985 marked the beginning of digitalization in dentistry. Dentsply Sirona was the first company in the world to recognize the revolutionary significance of CAD/CAM technology for modern dental treatment and make it widely available

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August 31, 2020 News BlogsDental Technology

3 Ways Technology Can Help Alleviate Anxiety in Dental Patients

by Rahul Varshneya, Arkenea

Fear of visiting the dental office is a problem faced by people all over the world. In a recent worldwide survey of 18,000 people, close to 61% of respondents said that they suffer from dental anxiety and fear. More often

July 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

UConn Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Develop Smartphone Sensor to Detect Tooth Pain

by UConn Today

Faculty from the Division of Endodontology and Department of Biomedical Engineering at the UConn School of Dental Medicine recently received a total award of $462,964 from the National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to test a novel way

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June 8, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthOral Surgery

From Alexa to Ava: Meet the Virtual Assistant Who is Ready to Revolutionize Your Practice

by By Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

For years, the conversation about technology was built around an emphasis on specific tools and functions. It was necessary justifying something new required specificity. That’s why, when I first became aware of the company MMG Fusion, the most efficient way

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May 11, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Changing The Way We See Caries – Literally

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

GreenMark Biomedical uses non-invasive nanotechnology to rethink how dental professionals will diagnose and treat carious lesions Advertisement Typically the purview of science fiction writers and medical researchers, nanotechnology isn’t something dental professionals are asked to think about very often, let

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Limited FOV CBVT in Endodontics – 3 Years Later and Never Looking Back

by Geoffrey L. Sas, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABE

In Endodontics, a clinical examination and diagnostic imaging are both essential components before making a pre-operative diagnosis. The process of selecting a treatment option specifically of whether to extract or retain a tooth can often be complex. Conventional 2-dimensional imaging

March 2, 2020 News Dental TechnologyIndustry SpotlightMaterials & Technology

An Interview With Christian Brutzer, President of Ivoclar Vivadent North America

by Oral Health

By: Howard S. Glazer, DDS FAGD Christian Brutzer was named the President of Ivoclar Vivadent North America in July and I recently caught up with him in San Francisco at the American Dental Association meeting. We have known each other

January 30, 2020 News Industry SpotlightInnovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

An Interview With Don Casey, Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona Inc

by Oral Health

Interviewers: Melissa Summerfield, Vice President, Newcom Media Inc.; Dr. Les Rykiss, Editorial Advisory Board Member, Oral Health Melissa: Let’s start off with Primescan since it’s obviously a new exciting product for you guys. How is Primescan driving the innovation of

January 8, 2020 News BlogsNew Technologies

How Technology Shapes Dentistry’s Future

by Bryan Wood

People have always avoided going to the dentist. There are a number of reasons for this trepidation. Some people have had an unpleasant, even painful experience. Others simply don’t like the idea of having strangers probing and prodding in their

November 22, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHygienists

The ‘System’ Of A Dental Hygienist

by Sherry Priebe, RDH, BDSc, MSc

I recently had coffee with one of my dental hygiene classmates from the University of Alberta. We reminisced about our days of learning about the profession of dental hygiene with memories of our favourite instructors, exams, radiography labs, petri dishes

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 3, 2019 News News

Sonendo Wins OCTANe High Tech Innovation Award

by Sonendo

Sonendo®, Inc., developer of the GentleWave® System, announced today it had been named a winner of the 2019 OCTANe High Tech Awards for Outstanding Innovation in the Medical Technology category. “We are honored to receive this award,” said Bjarne Bergheim, President and Chief

September 18, 2019 News News

NEW RapidHeat Pro11 Sterilizer Uses NO Water Or Steam

by CPAC Equipment, Inc.

The RapidHeat™ Pro11 High-Capacity Tabletop Sterilizer offers fast and easy sterilization. Using FDA Cleared RapidHeat technology, the RH-Pro11 provides a complete 12 Log Kill cycle from start to finish in 12 minutes for unwrapped instruments and less than 20 minutes

September 14, 2019 News News

vhf Z4 Now Available Through Patterson Dental In Canada

by vhf

vhf is pleased to announce that Patterson Dental added the high-precision milling and grinding machine Z4 to their portfolio for Canadian customers. The German manufacturer and the prestigious dental supply company agreed on the distribution in June. Both parties are

September 6, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology In School Part 1

by Oral Health

Up for discussion in part 7 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable is how to make sure dental students are working with new technologies. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online

August 16, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Dental Wishlist

by Oral Health

In part 6 of our Data Driven Dentistry video series, the roundtable discusses the impact CAD/CAM dentistry devices have had on their practice. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a 10-minute online survey

July 24, 2019 Video Data Driven DentistryDental Video

DDD Roundtable: Technology’s Price Tag

by Oral Health

In the fifth installment of the Data Driven Dentistry roundtable series, our panel of industry leaders discuss the price of new technology and when they are willing to make a purchase. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party

July 17, 2019 News News

Connect Case Center: Send And Manage Scan Data Quickly And Reliably

by Dentsply Sirona

Easy, quick, and above all, accurate – intraoral scanning with the new Primescan from Dentsply Sirona meets the clinical requirements for impressions, making it a first-class method. The Connect Case Center is a portal for further processing of the scan

July 4, 2019 Video Dental TechnologyDental VideoInnovations in dentistryNew productsNew Technologies

DDD Roundtable: Purchasing New Equipment

by Oral Health

Part 4 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable has our panel discussing the equipment they’ve purchased recently and how they decide what technology to invest in. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a

July 2, 2019 Feature DentalDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNew TechnologiesOral HealthProduct Report

3D Technology In The Dental Practice

by W. Joerd van der Meer, DDS, PhD; Yijin Ren DDS, PhD

Introduction The last few years a plethora of 3D technology seems to have inundated the dental market(Fig. 1). Whereas the initial efforts to 3D scan the dentition of a patient or to convert dental impressions or study casts to 3D