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A cutting edge new sintering furnace for zirconia
A cutting edge new sintering furnace for zirconia

Zubler USA has announced the VARIO S400 Sintering oven is now available. The furnace is the result the CAD/CAM enginee?ring expertise of Dental Concept Systems combined with the experienced furnace engineers at Zubler in Germany.

Kool Smiles and Peace Corps deliver dental supplies to Guyanese children

As part of its mission to improve dental access in underserved communities, Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care for children and families in the United States, donated more than 400 dental kits to nursery and primary school students in Haimaracabra, a small indigenous village in Guyana with extremely limited access to dental care.

American Dental Association releases new guidelines on gum disease treatment

According to new guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA), dentists treating patients with chronic periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease that can lead to tooth loss, are advised to use scaling and root planing (SRP), deep cleaning of the teeth, as initial treatment.

The digital journey: Incorporating digital solutions into your practice

Doctors have different reasons for integrating digital technology into their practice including improved workflow and reliability for care, among other factors.

Current trends in dental implants, brought to you by Sikka Software

Implants have become increasingly popular over the last 25 years due to the flexibility in accommodating different configurations of teeth and prevention of underlying bone loss1.

3 ways to participate in the dental practice without employees

Most businesses today, including dental practices, are run using a factory assembly line-model.

Bone regeneration ... in the hands of the dental hygienist?

“…In the future, regenerative therapies could be as simple as the local delivery of regenerative molecules placed subgingivally to promote repair of periodontal and gingival defects. New drug delivery systems to stimulate wound repair of soft tissue and extraction defects may be as simple as applying medicaments directly to wounds..."

11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches
11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches

Almost 11,000 Australian patients have been warned that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases due to appalling hygiene negligence in Sydney dental clinics.

American Academy of Periodontology to hold its 101st Annual Meeting in Orlando

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is set to hold its 101st Annual Meeting from November 14-17, 2015, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. 

Learn what's new in dental implants

In the May 2015 issue of Dental Products Report, we featured a fun, informative cover story on dental implants. Part of the feature allowed you to "Test your dental implant IQ" as Renee Knight's article included important questions you should be aware of and then we had a number of implant experts answer the questions.