Digital sensors are extremely reliable and provide images that are incredibly diagnostic and high-resolution. They are basically a chip, similar to what you would find in a digital camera, encased in a hard plastic covering that’s sealed to prevent damage from any type of liquid.
I remember back in the mid-1990s, I was working with a company that was trying to bring a fairly new dental technology to market. That technology was digital radiography and back then, it required a Herculean effort to even begin to get it to work. I spent countless hours tearing apart computers and adding parts that would allow the sensors to communicate with the computer.
Brasseler USA®, a leading manufacturer of quality dental instrumentation, and Ivoclar Vivadent®, a leading manufacturer of innovative material systems for high-quality dental applications, have recently partnered to provide new innovations in dental procedural solutions.
As the organization enters its fourth decade, OSAP's thought leaders once again sat down with Dental Products Report for a candid roundtable discussion on how far infection control has come in the dental industry .. and how far it still has to go.
Patients are more involved In the development of their restorative treatment plans, and their expectations continue to increase. As a clinician, I believe an ideal restoration requires the perfect blend of durability, esthetics and strength.
Since 2003, Laura Hatch and her husband, dentist Anthony Hatch, have been rocking dentistry. When they opened the doors at their Maryland practice, they chose a rock-and-roll theme that has carried over to their new practice in San Diego, Scripps Rock Dental, which they opened in 2008.
There will plenty of new dental products to see as dental professionals descend on McCormick Place West for the 150th annual Chicago Midwinter Meeting. The exhibit hall is open from Feb. 26-28, and to help you navigate the aisles and booths in the Windy City, DPR is showcasing 28 products that should be on your must-see list.
Every dental office is different. Practices specialize in particular areas of dentistry and focus on a number of varied treatments. Yet there is one thing that unites all offices: The desire to help patients understand exactly what is being recommended to them and why.
By now, most of us are familiar with the concept of digital scanning. However, if it’s been awhile since you’ve thought about whether you should add one of these devices to your practice, now would be a great time to review.
Rubber cup polishing has been an effective method for completing prophylaxis and controlling biofilm growth, and on-going research has expanded dentistry’s knowledge regarding the formation, growth, development, behavior and effects of biofilm.
We recently talked to Dr. Brien Hsu and his assistant, Teresa Munoz, RDA, about their recent purchase of RAYSCAN α – Expert, a multi-function digital extraoral imaging system with 3D cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), panoramic and cephalometric capabilities.