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Increase case acceptance with patient education systems

Knowing the “why” behind treatment plans allows patients to accept cases more often. Find out how CAESY Cloud helps remove barriers to case acceptance.

5 great products we saw at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) meeting in San Francisco

After taking in the sights and sounds of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) annual session in San Francisco, as well as a new favorite restaurant in the Union Square district, I decided to set my sights on the AAO exhibit hall and see what products were grabbing the attendees’ attention.

Study finds link between alcohol consumption and gum health
Study finds link between alcohol consumption and gum health

Brazilian researchers discovered that consumption of alcoholic beverages can have adverse effects on the health of a person’s gums, aggravating existing cases of severe periodontal disease or increasing periodontal disease risk factors. 

New denture teeth options from DENTSPLY Prosthetics

DENTSPLY Prosthetics has expanded its TruExpression tooth line with new Highly Characterized mold forms.

Survey finds shocking number of patients lie to their dentists about flossing
Survey finds shocking number of patients lie to their dentists about flossing

Are your patients lying to you about their oral hygiene habits? Probably so, says one new national survey. 

Presidential false teeth: The myth of George Washington's dentures, debunked
Presidential false teeth: The myth of George Washington's dentures, debunked

Even the greatest leaders can’t be perfect. In George Washington’s case, one big shortcoming was his infamously terrible teeth. Equally infamous, Washington’s wooden dentures have become the stuff of legend… a factually incorrect legend, as Washington never actually sported dentures made from wood.

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How intraoral scanning can open up the dental workflow

It’s clear by now that intraoral scanning is here to stay. Digital impressions are changing the relationship between the lab and the dentist, and it can be a confusing transition.

Study finds missing teeth can predict cardiovascular events
Study finds missing teeth can predict cardiovascular events

A recent study found that tooth loss could be a predictor for future cardiovascular events, diabetes and even death.

Study finds accuracy of impression techniques may be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism
Study finds accuracy of impression techniques may be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism

A recent study out of Tufts University found that the accuracy of impression techniques can be affected by partial vs. complete edentulism. The study evaluated the differing levels of success of conventional and digital impression techniques in partially and completely edentulous patients.  It also assessed the effect different variables, such as materials, angulation, and connection type, had in regard to the accuracy of implant impressions.