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3 reasons to apply Planmeca PlanScan in your practiceThe Planmeca PlanScan, driven by E4D Technologies, is described as an innovative, technologically advanced, ultra-fast intraoral CAD/CAM system for restorative dentistry.
How Sirona’s CEREC and the IPS e.max® System have transformed this practiceIn this installment of “I Use That,” we asked Dr. Eric Hurtte and his lead dental assistant, Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, FADAA, about their use of CEREC from Sirona and IPS e.max from Ivoclar Vivadent.
Correcting smiles with ClearCorrect clear aligners from a patient's perspective "Then my friend turned to me and said, ‘You’ve got some straight white teeth!’ Things like that let you know the process did work. I definitely would recommend  ClearCorrect to friends or colleagues...”
How to restore root caries with ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE material [VIDEO]Every restorative dentist will be, at some point, faced with a patient that presents with root caries apical to an existing crown margin. The choice is whether to remove the existing crown and additional decay and replace the crown, or to attempt to directly restore the affected area without crown replacement.
DPR tech editor gives thumbs up to the DEXIS CariVu transilluminatorFor years now, dentistry has been diagnosing, for the most part, interproximal decay in pretty much the exact same way. Since the introduction of the concept of the bitewing radiograph, the process of locating and diagnosing decay between the teeth has only gone through minor changes.
Patient Perspective: How DENTSPLY Caulk's TPH Spectra™ saved one woman's toothThe snowy morning before Thanksgiving, Mary Cook was mentally preparing for the next day. Cooking was the main concern, along with getting the complete grocery list and thinking about who all was attending the holiday gathering. These were the things rushing through her head as she began to brush her teeth that morning.
Q&A with Dr. Jack Ringer, president of the AACD: Trends in cosmetic dentistry and universal adhesivesI recently had the opportunity to ask Dr. Jack Ringer, president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), what trends he sees in cosmetic dentistry and what role universal adhesives might play in advancing the specialty.